Super 8 Gainesville Texas
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Greetings from Gainesville, Texas… Home of Charlie Paddock!
Days since the last post - 42 Days
Miles since the last post - 166
Total Miles - 1957
Miles from Atlantic City - 1529 miles
Miles to Fisherman's Wharf - 1675 miles
Next Border Crossing/Distance - Arizona, 400 miles
Number of States I've ...
I had a conference in Dallas to attend as I needed to obtain some yearly certifications. I thought it might be good to take a couple of extra days and go to see some family stuff.
My maternal grandmother was born in Denton, TX but her mother died the following year from, what we believe, were childbirth complications. My great grandparents were married in Denton in the little log frame Chinn's Chapel, still standing. My great grandmother’s ...
... day is shaping up to be a beautiful one too.
Sue and I walked about a mile up the road to the Sadler Cemetery. Sue keeps a Facebook page with photos of her visits to cemeteries in many of the towns we show in and I had told her I really wanted to join her this season. This cemetery has gravestones back to the late 1800s to present day. We found a lot of infant/children gravesites from the 20s (most of the infants weren’t ...
... to Rwanda. We were thrilled and excited to find out that she had a layover in Brussels, just a train ride away from the head of the trail! With Matthew’s unending support we decided that if she was already to be in Europe, I should go ahead and meet her. I feel very grateful for this chance, just before marrying, to have the space and time to walk, think, write, and ultimately meditate on love and the future ...
... We took a stroll around downtown first looking at all the Art Deco buildings & cowboy memorabilia. We went into a posh cowboy clothes shop - phew where is my billionaire oil man hehe! We headed to a small museum on the history of Fort Worth - which was actually very interesting to see how it grew from nothing to what it is today based mainly on cattle & oil. For lunch we found a Cajun place where I persuaded Jai to try catfish - which she loved! Whilst ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed