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We're hitting the road again today. We will be heading towards New Orleans to see the sights. Eboney has read a few books that mention the Lafayette cemetery so that will be one of the sights. Although we are driving, this is going to be a great Father's Day. I couldn't ask for anything more. This trip, and being with my family make it all worth it. Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there including my own Jack, Jodi's dad Al, and stepfather ...
... survived because of the music industry. The Mississippi delta area is very depressed. Fort Payne also looks like it suffered when the mining boom never materialised.
Nice forest park on the ridge above the town with beautiful waterfalls. Well presented and nice trail down to the falls. Bit spooky, when I got there the car park was empty, but when I got to the falls there were 3 guys there!!!
Anyway, off cross country to Rome, yep Rome, Georgia!!!
... know if the toilet has been "foot flushed?" So my day was a slow, relaxed one, contemplating the mysteries of the marina.
We did solve another mystery. We discovered that the "pirates" we saw upriver in Chattanooga were in fact the Nina and the Pinta and they had followed us to Guntersville. When we woke up this morning the two ships were moored directly across the lake from us, with their flags raised and their crew in sight. For a fee, ...
... Calliope ship shape. He is the man as Bart will tell you. We actually stopped in Guntersville to let Don have one last go at Calliope before we set off into the wild blue yonder.
Finally, Guntersville is special to me because my mother is from Alabama and we used to come to Guntersville Lake when I was very, very young. In fact, I was so young I did not remember until my mother told me. I still don't remember but I took ...
... Alabama. We stopped at one yard sale where I picked up a glassine envelope with two pieces of metal inside. The metal pieces had printing on them - "Pennsylvania - Don't Stand Me Still!" I asked the lady seller what they were and she told me she had no idea, but that "if I knew what it was I'd have to charge you more." She gave me the pieces for free. After taking a closer look, I think these are pieces to build a model ...
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