The Franklin Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... but certainly not least, if you circle enough times you will eventually find what you are looking for.
Time for lunch. How about Cracker Barrel? Oops, looks like we did not beat the Baptist as there is quite a wait. What's our next choice? Let's see what we find. We are circling a shopping center and it offers lots of options. Nope let's go back to Steak n Shake. Sounds good to me. While we ...
... football in the rain. I just barely do football in the sunshine. A little bit of football goes a long way for me. The gang is gone and I am left to my own resources. Trivia: In 1859 24 rabbits were released in Australia. Within 6 years, the population grew to 2 million. I just noticed they put trivia inside the lid of Snapple. Who knew? This could be a long day, but maybe I will learn something. I will be sure to pass along all of my new found knowledge. ...
... the Duke campus and the next trick was to find the Visitor Center and a place to park. Found the Visitor Center, found a parking garage, and got a ticket but the gate didn't go up. We had to wait for the lady taking money to come let us in the garage. Talk about parking inefficiency. Not us but them. We had to search for a spot to park. That was a challenge.
We went to the Visitor's Center and got campus information, went to the bookstore ...
... available, many of them completely foreign to us, was wonderful yet much more expensive than the supermarkets. Of course many of the products are organically grown so worth paying the extra. Like many cities, food trucks have become very popular. These seem to turn up in various places and provide a wide variety of good quality foods at reasonable prices - in a separate section of the market there were at least six lined up serving queues of customers. We have also seen ...
... I was able to establish a collaboration with a psychologist in France who studies how ethnic and gender identity and stereotypes effect academic motivation and achievement in North African French youth. Anyone who knows my research interests knows this is RIGHT up my ally and I am SO excited to work the psychologist and her dataset!
Anyway, all of this is to say...I am SO grateful to be here and to have the opportunities that I have had...family, loved ones ...