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The Bridge

I was running late. Hannibal was still an hour away. So I took a short cut. My car was making good time on the back roads, slicing down straightaways that squeezed between flat soybean fields, where traffic is sparse. The phone lines…

Day Trips

“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” — G.K. Chesterton Usually, when people think of travel — especially the enlightening sort of travel that Mr. Chesterton had in mind — they think of heading off…

Missouri Day-Trips

Ever wake up and feel like having some adventure — nothing outlandish, just a day to escape routine and do something different? That’s the delight of day-trips. Without requiring a lot of effort or forethought, such escapes can deliver…