Our first night stop was a Holiday Inn Express in the middle of Missouri, and I was tickled to start the next day with "dangerously high intellect." Don't worry, we did proceed with caution.
Our next night's stop was outside Oklahoma City at the home of our good friends, the Bowers family. All the kids have grown so much since we last saw them, and it was a pleasure to experience each of their blossoming personalities. Our time with Eric and Erika was a blast as always, and in many ways it feels like it was only yesterday when we talked with them last (maybe telephones, email, and Facebook help in that respect).
Anyone traveling west on I-40 through Texas is inundated by dozens of these signs, which caused us to ponder, "How many of our friends require more than 72 ounces of steak to feed the whole family?" As much as I would like to see how big a 72 oz steak is, I don't think I'd enjoy watching a single person trying to consume that thing. Is it a sin to tempt someone to gluttony?
Finally, our view from our deck at our destination for the week. Those are the San Francisco Peaks, and Humphreys Peak is hidden out of view behind this one. Thanks for visiting!