Sweep The Galley for Supper
Trip Start Sep 30, 2010
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Jim and Marilyn have also helped us navigate through two locks since leaving Chattanooga. Going down river we've noticed the leaves are turning to more vivid colors and it's been a peaceful journey meandering along. Last night we stayed at a marina we had been in on the up river trip - Ditto Landing, where several other boats were also docked. One of the captains was celebrating his 80th birthday and his wife had baked a cake and asked many of us to join them for a party on their boat. We met several folks who were on the "great loop" tour
This evening we are very near Joe Wheeler State Park, where John and I will be attending the Great Loop Association meeting next week. The marina here is protected from the main channel by two large barges that mark the opening. With no car nor restaurant close by, we "swept the galley" for dinner (left-overs). Pizza, hot dogs and pinto beans aren't bad together when you've been on the river for six hours.
We continue to have great fall weather. It rained one night, but otherwise it's been blue skies. Tomorrow night we are meeting friends, Marsha and Dave Burchfield, at Joe Wheeler Marina. They live in Decatur, AL and are driving over to visit. We knew them when we lived in Hickory, NC so it will be a great reunion.