Any time I have a chance to meet a mayor, I get excited.

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I also jump at any chance I get to have my picture taken with a saxophone-playing frog!

Reading Road Trip 2009

But I couldn't stay at the New Hampton Public Library for too long today.  I had to head off to my next stop.

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Next, I was able to STOP and READ a little bit at the Cedar Falls Public Library.

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It was so hard to stay focused with all those fun Legos to play with.

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Cedar Falls is one of the Top Secret cities where one of my seven DNA duplicates is housed.  I probably shouldn't have let anyone know about that...

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Finally today I saw my name in lights at the Independence Public Library.

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I was given my very own ninja bodyguard.

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I just love being a big kid in a little kid world!

Reading Road Trip 2009

Dan's Wise Advice of the Day:

Excessive hairiness makes it logistically impossible to put a bandage on a llama.