Holiday Inn Express Greenville
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Weather: sunny and HOT! Start 24C End 34.5C
Today was my day to visit the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Mississippi which meant I had to cross the Mississippi again. Becha feel like I'm acting like a frog hopping between two boiling pails of water trying to see which one is cooler in the way I switch sides of the Mississippi.
Clarksdale was out of my ...
... where we had lived. We had just reached the Gulf of Mexico when the rain came so we ran back up to the museum which is nice and dry indoors. The girls were impressed by the replicas of the riverboat and ironclad battleship and learned a lot about life along the Mississippi.
... and in my father's career. They pulled through it and decided to go to Atlanta the next year where my dad enrolled for a masters degree in sociology and religion.
My dad served three churches, each with a distinct personality. The first of these was Mt. Olivet in Bentonia. We entered the address I had looked up into our GPS, which guided us to an extremely poor, rural area. When we passed the GPS destination point and found nothing but woods, I suggested we go back about ...
... it is dark—very dark. The streets are not lit up. There are few other cars to follow or to light up the road. And there are no towns or houses we're passing. It is just dark, and straight.
And because of the levees, you don't even see the river.
In fact, now that I write this, I realize it is a bit like driving a ship across the ocean. Except without the autopilot.
We had a great night's sleep last night as the temperature cooled off nicely and there was the soothing patter of rain on our roof for a good part of the night. It was still drizzling a little bit as we went into Rhonda and Larry's house for a quick breakfast and a cup of coffee before pulling out around 9:30 once more heading in a westward direction. The rain stopped right about the time we left, and before the day was over, we had lovely weather. Our ...
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