Sunday - Phoenix, Arizona to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Stayed at Sheraton - Priceline $50++. Second breakfast at Susie's, Route 66 Holbrook Arizona -- delicious pancakes -- two syrupy thumbs up!!!
Monday - Albuquerque - Amarillo, Texas. Side-trip up to Santa Fe. Breakfast at the historic La Fonda hotel. Stayed at Holiday Inn - Priceline $40++. Ate at the Big Texan in Amarillo. Had a Rib-Eye. Delicious! Two greasy thumbs up! Meat Is Good!™.
Tuesday - Amarillo - Tulsa, OK. Stayed at the Hilton - Priceline $60++. Ate with friends Jeff and Gail Monroe at Charleston's. Had the Prime Rib (end-cut). Great hot horseradish! Had a Key Lime Pie -- Delicious! Two whipped cream thumbs up! Key Limes are Good!™.
Wednesday - Tulsa - Missouri - Illinois - Terre Haute, Indiana. Staying at the Pear Tree by Drury Inn. Used a travel coupon. About $50. Ate lunch at Lambert's -- Home of the Throwed Rolls in Ozark, MO. Had a pulled pork sandwich -- the best ever! Two BBQ sauce thumbs up! Bought a mug and "train whistle" -- whatever that is.
Thursday - Terre Haute - Toronto. Safe Arrival. Thank the Lord. Lunch at Bob Evans in Port Huron -- one last taste of America before crossing into Timbitlandistan. Biscuits and gravy, two fried eggs over medium on the side... D-Licious! Two sausage gravy thumbs up!
Friday - Toronto. Hit the scales this morning. Can't imagine how I could have gained five pounds!
And that's the way the ballooning Ball bounces.