Days Inn Pontotoc
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... reservoir, and an extremely eerie swamp It looked like something straight out of a movie.
We had to leave it for a while to visit the first SEC school of our trip – Mississippi State.
Then we headed over to the 2nd school – Ole Miss.
When we heard about the tornado in Tupelo a few weeks ago, I had called the hotel to see if they were open, and they said they were. But just barely! We were astonished as we arrived there - the tornado destruction was only a few blocks away. Terrible ...
... long bridge from the southern to the northern shore. From there, we hopped on I-12 to I-55 towards Jackson, MS.
Another scenic drive from "The Most Scenic Drives in America" is called "Natchez Trace Parkway", a 450 mile long National Parkway. Who knew? We didn't. It starts from Natchez, MS and ends south of Nashville, TN. Native Americans followed the 'traces' of their hunted game that later became, ...
Today was an official "visit with friends" day and we took our time during the morning. We had awakened to a heavy fog which made the big trees on their property look so “southern plantation era” which was interesting to view as we made our early morning walk. Breakfast was served buffet style and we all lingered over our coffee and caught up on the latest news and laughed over old memories.
In late morning we all loaded up in their car and drove about 50 miles ...
Well, we were finally off and running! It ALWAYS takes longer for us to get ready to leave than we think that it will. First we had to walk up to the club to pick up Mufasa…meaning that we walked, and then talked, and then walked, and then talked our way up there! I figure if anyone asks, it is about an hour from our front door to the parking lot at the club no matter WHICH direction we go in! Life is good! At any rate, we were pulling out from in front of the house ...
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