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... Tears in 1839. It took five long years, but she managed to leave Oklahoma and return by foot to her beloved land in Alabama.
We then rejoined the party at the Hasting house for a cookout of hot dogs and beer. It was a delightful end to a great reunion.
Shortly we will be leaving Florence and continuing our journey heading towards Mississippi.
Back in 1961-62 Jayne and Jens met at Zion-Benton Township High School in Zion, IL, USA. Jens was a foreign exchange student from Denmark. We had several classes together and became friends. Jayne visited Jens and his parents in 1965 in Copenhagen, but we then lost contact for the next 48 years. Jens travelled extensively in the US in the summer of 2013, and we met briefly in June. ...
... Muddy Waters (credited by his real name, McKinley Morganfield on my Zep records, which caused me some confusion at first) got me going and opened the door.
So here I am in Mississippi, deep into the history of the blues, from where sprang the music that I grew up listening to. But before cruising down Highway 61 and meandering along the Mississippi River, I stopped over in 'The Shoals', Alabama. Three towns side by ...
... be holding as we speak, which is a good thing. But, it may prove to be a chore to pull it up tomorrow morning.
Initially the day was dark and damp but the clouds blew over and the sunshine came out. That made it very pleasant to sit in the bridge. It heats up quite nicely when the sun is out. Bart made a big batch of ginger and banana pancakes so we ate breakfast on the bridge. I know what he will be snacking on for the next few days.
In spite of the wind and ...
... foot flush the toilet at their marina but he had been in the army and had seen all kinds of behaviors. He reckoned if the toilet handle was loose, it was because of a foot flusher who did not want to get germs on their hands. I could not argue with that logic especially when one or two of my friends today admitted to being foot flushers for the very same reason. Just for the record, I will be checking my toilet handles when those friends leave my house!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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