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May 6, 2013 - Animals Are Forming a Line In Couples

This is the third day of steady rain. Makes me want to sit by a fire place ,drink hot cocoa, and read a book. Instead we got up at 5:30 and met the gang at Cathy's house and headed to Talladega for the NASCAR race. It looked like it would be rained out but we left anyway. It's a 3-4 hour drive. The sun came out for a minute or two every hour and it was quite warm but when it slipped behind the clouds you needed a sweatshirt and jacket. We had walked through the vendors and entered drawings for generators , discounts on new trucks, picked up...

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May 3, 2013 - The Last Stop

It was the most miles we have driven in one day since we leaving Rising Sun. Having arrived in Athens, Alabama we are in our last campground before the home stretch. The rain came down much of the drive yesterday and I was soaked by the time we were hitched up from both the rain and the cup of coffee I spilled all over my jeans. The most interesting thing I have to report is the last thirty miles there were dead chickens on the road. When I told this to the campground host he said they shoot them up with hormones and things. They are full...

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Apr 2, 2008 - Athens,Al Walmart

A nice day traveling, not too long . Weather is kind of cloudy, rainy sure hope we don't run into the bad weather that's over in Oklahoma,Missouri area. Although we are seeing alot of flooding off the sides of the road. They say it's suppossed to get worse, so we plan on just heading north through Tennessee,Kentucky and up though Illinois to Wisconsin and back to Minnesota. I'll try to post pictures depending on power and internet availability but right now I am writing these in a word document so I don't forget too much. Our stop tonight...

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