Homewood Suites by Hilton Memphis-Poplar
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... The tour doesn't show you much of the mansion itself, you can only see living rooms and basement entertaining areas which was wall to wall blue suede, gold plating and shaggy carpets. There's one room 'the jungle room' that literally has green shaggy carpet on everything, ceiling included. The rest of the tour was the outside buildings that were a bit more down ...
... exception. The game itself a tad disappointing for a game of this level - in skills etc and sportsmanship between the teams did not exist - also a bit disappointing. At least our AFL players shake hands at the end of a game. Don't get me wrong thought it was a fantastic experience - just don't go thinking basketball is the main thing! After grabbing tea on the way back we headed for the train - and a delightful 11 h our ride into Chicago. ...
I arrived in Memphis excited about going to Gracelands.
After checking in we went in search of the Peabody Hotel to watch the famous duck parade. They were so cute. Then it was off to Beale Street for dinner. Jenni and I tried alligator, chewy like tough calamari. Beale Street was closed off to traffic, so pedestrians can freely walk around, happens every night of the ...
... a very emotional moment in this building, and I have to admit visiting his home and seeing and listening to him is a very overwhelming experience. My thoughts are that he was a very simple soul who liked to keep his family and friends close, loved to play music, gave a lot of money away to those who needed his help and didn't really want too much more. He didn't drink, his problem was drugs, he tried to burn the candle both ends ...
... gun control, etc. I am not lying when I say I must have had at least a dozen conversations about gun control since my arrival a couple of weeks ago. My response to what my thoughts are about it vary depending on the audience. The majority appear to be against making law changes to put better controls in place. That being said, I have spent most of my time in the Wild West so far. I liken it to our smacking law with kids. Putting that law in place won't stop people murdering ...
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