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Nov 22, 2009 - OUCH!

To paraphrase the words of Chris Isaak - I did a bad bad thing! - Sunday, November 22 Sunday we took off from our cozy campsite in Gulf Islands National Seashore and headed east toward Mobile. Our destination, the home of John and Melinda Leach in Grand Bay. Melinda is an old friend from the Santa Rosa Ski Club, and she is a native of Mobile, Alabama. She and her husband John now live in a lovely home in the country west of Mobile, in a town called Grand Bay. We got on Highway 90 which parallels I-10 but stays nearer to the coast, and...

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2009 Spring 2 Fall

Dec 3, 2007 - Biloxi Moxie

A day of Katrina-scapes Monday, December 3 Today we're headed for a visit with our friends John and Melinda Leach, who live in Grand Bay, Alabama west of Mobile. I'm looking forward to seeing the Gulf Coast at last, but uncertain as to how much damage we'll encounter. There is also a question as to whether or not all the bridges are open. And this more than two years after the storm! We got on the road early and the road was rough. Almost immediately there were reminders of the damage. Not having seen this landscape before the hurricane we...

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2007 Coast 2 Coast