Microtel Inn & Suites Tuscumbia/Muscle Shoals
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We said our goodbyes to Fred and Sharon this morning and drove down the road 1.5 hours to Tullahoma, Tennessee. This small town is the home of the Beechcraft Heritage Museum. This museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Beechcraft aircraft. It is like Mecca to Dean.
There are three wings (slight pun intended) showing Beech planes from the pre-Beech era ...
Next stop will be in Decatur, AL where my brother, Jess, and his wife, Janet, live. If all works out, the guys will get a home cooked meal!
... by the River. Chilled there for several days, tall conifers, fast flowing Tennessee River, sunshine and time to enjoy it. Even managed to Skype God-daughter Georgina in New Zealand for her Birthday. Only down side of the stay was that we discovered that the University of Alabama, in Florence, had Lions as their symbol because there were two lions kept there in what we thought was not ideal living. It just looked boring and not that big for an adult ...
... had a lovely gold wall color, everything else in the room left a lot to be desired, notwithstanding the hammock for a bed! If it only would have had ropes on the ends and was tied to a tree that could have been fun! at this point we were excited at the prospect of having a healthy dinner, a salad with dark greens, carrots, red pepper, whole grain wheat bread, and the only fish available that needn't be cooked, canned sardines. Another welcome break from fried ...
... to explore a waterfall.
As the extra special bonus on this trip, I took a stopover in Nashville, where the one and only Erik Wagner happened to be. We got lunch and coffee with a couple of his other friends. It was so good to see some familiar faces, and meet a new one. All in all I took about 17 hours to do an 11 hour drive (if I went straight on interstates). And I would do it all over again. Sometimes the journey is the best part.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed