Edith Palmer's Country Inn
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Just a few notes before signing off. I'm nearly home.
Most of the campsites located near a freeway are often also located near train tracks. Depending on how sound travels, I hear freeway traffic and/or train whistles at night.
I had to laugh the night I stayed at the Best Western when, snuggled into a comfy king size bed with six marshmallow-soft pillows,I heard a train ...
... Tuesday!" We awoke to the smell of bacon, eggs and French toast. For lunch we met my cousin Mary (who recently moved to the area) at In 'n Out. Dinner we had delicious tri-tip & sweet corn on the cob with homemade chocolate chip cookies for dessert. Tasty Tuesday was a complete success. We spent the whole day chatting and chewing. Unfortunately we are going to have to follow it up with "Weight Watchers ...
... in July things get, shall we say, a little toasty. When we decided to bypass Winnemucca (seriously, a one-horse town) and to travel on I got got the web to see when we could park for the night. Of course, Walmart was always an option...according to Tim! GOD BLESS SMART PHONES! As I was looking up KOA parks along the way I perused Orbitz to see ...
... through silver mining areas to reach our destination. The town was reminiscent of a early 20th century western mining town with the exception of slot machines in all the saloons! A brief stroll along the main road brought us to the silver dollar saloon and wedding chapel. This was too much of a temptation for the Gypsy and Toad, so we corralled in a couple of other sightseers to act as padre, congregation ...
... and would recommend this place for a special occasion.
I went to the cemetery, well at least the gate and took a few pictures. That is a huge cemetery and well, I decided to go back to Jesse’s live music instead of hiking. J
I will post pictures as soon as I figure out how.
Final Note: The streets had banners of the military members serving and those who had made the ultimate sacrifice. I thought it was a nice way to pay respect to those who have ...
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