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Got off Monday after 12...heading for Columbus, OH 1003 miles away....and had to be there by Wednesday.
Drove just under 300 miles to Perry, GA. Found a stopover at Fair Harbor RV Park just off I75. Neat park all treed, cute little lake in the middle of it, great electric and cable. Just what we needed after getting in around 6 that evening.
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Arrived yesterday in the pouring rain. Had spent the day doing general store with grist mill in Helen. Did a great hike to Ruby Falls. Went on to Clayton. Visited the Main St Gallery but the right Folk Art wasn't there - some cute birds and a gourd turkey - but not quite right. Had a dynamite lunch in a new restaurant called Fortify and then headed south. Drove through the pour in rain and arrived at the KOA. Had "lovely" take-out from Wendy's and turned in early. Had ...
... but I just am not very interested in walking around in the rain.
Perry has a Krystal's, so we decided to get those hamburgers for lunch. I had heard they are similar to White Castle’s. After having them, I would say they are similar; but not a solution for a White Castle craving.
We had a short sight-seeing day and headed home to work on our summer ...
... were getting heavy, Bob took them to the car, then since it was lunch time, we ate a little. Now you must remember where we are, Bob had a Funnel Cake which cost him $6, I had a hot dog and fries which cost me $7. I also purchased a souvenir tin cup of iced tea, also $7 but $1 refills for life. Well after a bit I thought I would find out for sure where the cup could be refilled and was told only at the place I purchased it not at any other concession on the fairgrounds. Now since ...
... We were determined to get through Atlanta today and made it in time for rush hour. Going south did not present much of a problem but we did take advantage of the HOV lanes and were south by 5 pm.
We are starting to see buds in the trees and even the odd magnolia. Some of the red buds remind me of maples but I have not been close enough for a positive identification.
Had tried to reach Michael to wish him "Happy Third Birthday" but ...
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