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lawinkle
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WIA get together

Seems like this idea keeps coming up in posts and cards and letters. I was kind of looking at our locations on the card list and trying to determine a central location. About how far is St Louis MISSOURI from each in terms of driving hours? I am 6.5 hours drive.

Once we can choose a fairly central location we can look at a month that might work with our farm and family schedules.

Wouldn't it be great to get together in 2014?
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Suey73
Advisor

Re: WIA get together

Great idea.  St. Louis is about 4  hours.   Several of us could drive together..   We might have to fight over who has to do the driving in St. Louis though.   

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lawinkle
Advisor

Re: WIA get together

Turkey, I think you might be on my way. Kay, would you be able to meet up with us?
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turkey feather
Senior Contributor

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I am four hours from St Louis. I could meet you on I-64 in Indiana.

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wt51015
Senior Contributor

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It's about 9 hours, if you include train, for me. I'm not a big fan of driving in the big cities either.

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linda/IL
Senior Contributor

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I'm about 5 hrs away.  Not a big city driver either.  Don't mind if I'm familiar with it.  St Louis is a long way for Sundae but going together would make the trip more fun.  It would be great to do this. 

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Jim Meade / Iowa City
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Re: WIA get together

Pardon me butting in, but I bet you'd all have a good time.  A nice weekend to yourselves sounds like fun.  Here is another way to look at it.  Need an excuse to go?

The National Farm Machinery Show is in Louisville, KY in February.  Write the trip off.

http://www.farmmachineryshow.org/

My wife is a big quilt fan.  Paducah, KY has a national quilt show each April (yeah, maybe a bad time to get away).

http://www.paducah.travel/quilting/aqs-quilt-show/

Are you country music fans?  How about the Grand Ole Opry?

http://search2.opry.com/?i=1;page=2;sp_k=opry_events;sp_s=show_actual_date;view=events

Or maybe you want to see the home of the king, Graceland in Memphis?

http://www.elvis.com/graceland/

And, as you suggested, St. Louis has myriad interesting events.  We always liked Busch Gardens and Grant's Farm.

http://explorestlouis.com/visit-explore/events/events-calendar/

I understand the main event is your meeting, but sometimes another excuse helps get the ball rolling.

 

 

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turkey feather
Senior Contributor

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St Louis traffic is crazy even if you are just driving through on interstates I think. Maybe we could meet at a hotel outside but near the city such as Edwardsville IL? It does sound like lots of fun. There is an historic town someplace nearby I believe to the north. I will have to find that unless someone knows about it.

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turkey feather
Senior Contributor

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Grreat ideas, I did not see that before my last post, thanks.

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linda/IL
Senior Contributor

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I've been to St Charles which is a little to the NW I think.  It had a historical area & shops of course. Let's think a bit on this.  Wish we had Rubys map.

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