Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge
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(49) JULY 2, 2009
AGAIN, JUST THE TWO OF US! WHAT A
BEAUTIFUL LODGE THIS IS. THE
PERSONNEL AT THE LODGE,
RESTAURANT...EVEN THE PEOPLE WHO
WERE FOR WHAT EVER REASON THERE
...ALL WE SUPER NICE. WE WALKED
OVER THE WHOLE LODGE AND
GROUNDS. THE SWIMMING POOL WAS
NEAT WITH IT'S FOUNTAINS. THERE
WAS A …
... at all the boats. I must say, this marina has its share of large boats and Chris Crafts. We felt very small beside those huge yachts.
So, the day is over and we are making plans for tomorrow. We will lock down to Wheeler lake and drop anchor before Wilson Dam, taking us 50 some miles. We will leave pleasant Guntersville Marina behind with its beautiful boats and houses and curious problems with toilet foot flushers to look for new adventures.
... closed in a couple of weeks. This is the last dam before Pickwick Dam which gets us to the Tombigbee Waterway and ultimately to the ocean. So, we might not anchor as much as we had originally intended because we really want to get to the warm weather and the ocean. Guess we will have to make it up for lost time anchoring on the river by spending more time puttering around in the ocean. We are both looking forward to warmer weather.
Friday we socialized with grandmother & talked & talked! The four of us went to the Bethel Cemetary to visit the graves of my grandfather, great-grandparents, & Cornelia. Saturday we woke up & met with cousins, Wesley, Anna, Eli, & Sadie & went to the Space Museum in Huntsville. It is truly amazing! My personal favorites were ...
We finally made it to the southernmost point of the yard sale, Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsen, Alabama a little before 5:00. We did it! We drove the entire length of The World's Longest Yard Sale, driving a total of 1,764.7 miles so far. This trip was about finding stuff at yard sales, and I have found some really cool things, but the memories that were made along the way will be the most valued treasure of this journey. ...