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... it was named “Pepsi.” The reason behind its unique name is the active ingredient found in Pepsi called pepsin, which helped stomach digestion. Pepsi Cola is an anagram of Episcopal, and local legend says that the drink was named so because of this. Fittingly, there is an Episcopal church directly across from the pharmacy that Bradham owned.
New Bern is at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent Rivers. The Neuse has the distinction of being ...
... normally do when Harley is with us. I’m not sure this one outing proves anything, but I do believe he is a real conversation starter.
We are getting pretty good at our unhooking procedures and it gets easier each time we do it. This site had the sewer dump set much higher than most so it took longer to get the tanks dumped, because it had to drain uphill. That meant I had to keep picking the hose up at the coach end and lifting it to ...
... the fort and the park to the state.
We then went to a picnic area and had a snack and wondered to the beach to see how the waves were doing with the approaching TS Ana. Driving back thru the island to get home we stopped at a small Seafood store and bought some fresh grouper and shrimp for dinner. Luckily they fillet the fish and dehead the shrimp for you free.
We got back to ...
... to the hotel about 10:15 pm but we didn't need to catch the hotel shuttle till 4:30 the next day. So we had all day. The captain said we were going to walk to The Ale House so once we got settled in our rooms and changed clothes, we met downstairs and walked there. It was a bit of a walk. We kept asking him if he knew where it was, seemed we were never going to get there. We all had a drink and got something to eat, sat there and laughed a ...
... bridges we played follow the leader thru the Surf City Bridge, 45 minutes earlier than our projected time. This padding in the schedule paid off at the end of the day.
This was an interesting exercise because I got to observe how difficult towing a large, heavy barge can be and the way the tug captain directed the 2 "helper" tugs to maneuver this heavy load. Like everything else, they have a language specific to their task but ...