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Friday, November 28, 2014

There's a Place Called Kokomo

 
And it's in the middle of Indiana. City of an auto accident I was once in. City today of Thanksgiving dinner.

Kokomo mural

They had a bunch of small murals of the local area. The train station was one of them. We ate at the Windmill Restaurant. If you're also ever in Kokomo, I recommend it. The food was delicious and it didn't cost an arm and a leg.

eating at the restaurant

Loretta got caught in a huge detour around Louisville, so we warmed a booth and had hot drinks for over an hour waiting for her, and they were nice to us anyway. Then we ordered awesome dinners. I had pork chops, Loretta had steak and shrimp and Omer just had steak without the icky little crustaceans.

Kokomo mural

Now this is a realistic Indiana mural. Flat and corn.

We also saw some genuine Indiana history. This round barn is now part of the Fulton County Museum. That would be a fun place to go back to for a visit. Looked like they had quite a few interesting things to look at.

round barn

Home safe and sound (oh yes, with new windshield wipers for the day's excitement), and now I'm getting ready to go to work for the night.


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5 comments:

Ann said...

I like those murals. The food is looking pretty good there too. I think I'm hungry now

rainfield61 said...

The murals are interesting.

vanilla said...

Happy for you that you had a safe journey to and from the flat land of corn.

Secondary Roads said...

That does look like tasty victuals.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello sharkbytes its dennis the vizsla dog hay wow so that is the ledjendery mithikal town of kokomo as sung abowt by the faymus minstrels the beech boys!!! i always thawt they wer the beach boys but since i do not see a beach in kokomo but i see plenty of trees i suppose beech must be korrekt!!! happy belayted thanksgiving!!! ok bye

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