Holiday Inn Shreveport -I-20-Downtown
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Arrived at Diamond Jacks Boosier City and Casino campsite late yesterday afternoon in stayed overnight. First time I've slept in area off parking lot for RV's. And it was full too. Tom went off to casino for couple hours to gamble, smoke his cigar, drink a coke and people watch. Oh ...
... that is lined on one side with
cottages on stilts, and on the ground, and some with the above ground affect
where the garage sits on the main level and the living accommodations start on
the second level. It is a lovely area and a great surprise as it was not
something I would expect of Texas, that being lushes green vegetation and Lake
front properties. Where are the cowboys, the steers, and the open plains? (LOL,
not how you expected me to ...
... colleges and such. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and he told us a little about everything. The most interesting was that if you were called a Creole, it had nothing to do with a single race (some were a mixture of French, Spanish, African and Native American), but all to do with the year you were born. If you were born between certain years you were considered a Creole - generally after the late 1700's and before the Civil War. The houses that are ...
... The result is obvious- five of the best-behaved, polite, thoughtful, smart boys you could ever meet. All are musical playing guitar, cello, violin, piano and percussion.
I arrived around lunchtime, and Tom took me to a most unique restaurant just down the street from the church. It is called God Cafe and has a wonderful menu- with no prices. There is no charge for your meal and you simply leave ...
In January, I am embarking on my own version of Elizabeth Gilbert's book, Eat. Pray. Love. Only not in that order. And not with a book advance. Instead, I am off to visit my dear friend Christin Givhan on the island of Cyprus. I am excited to experience life there and spend quality time with Christin, her husband Scott, and their boys. That is the "Love" portion of my trip - and long overdue! While there, Christin and I are going to travel to Turkey (January 20-23). We will ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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