Last night we returned to Casey’s for dinner, but also picked up donuts, yogurt, and coffee to have for breakfast in our motel room before getting another start to the day.
The heat and fireworks thwarted our attempt to get to sleep early last night but nevertheless, we woke before 5AM this morning. A storm was rumbling in the distance, so we hurried to a convenience store in search of a quick breakfast, but the owner must have still been sleeping off last night’s festivities. Alas, we settled for granola bars, sheltered from the rain underneath the gas pump canopy.
A tailwind carried us into Rush Center this morning, and we played “I’m going on a picnic and bringing…”, as well as more 20 Questions.
This morning we talked with Lisa and Jenny while having breakfast – mostly about Norway, which is very high on Rachel’s list. They are from Voss, which apparently is a popular outdoor sports destination. We mentioned how we would love to visit someday and were delighted when they offered to host us, which we certainly will not forget :-). Good luck on the rest of your trip, Jenny and Lisa!
When we left the shop, we made a pit stop down the street at Druber Donuts, which was amazing. We each chose two donuts: one for now and one for later in the morning.
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This morning started with a clear, blue sky. After 20 miles, we took our first break in Rosalia and the clouds rolled in while we rested.