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Jun 10, 2006 - Back in Jackson TN again

Location: Jackson, TN We left Bowling Green and stopped in Nashville to visit with our daughter Kelly. She has now moved from Knoxville and is living Nashville with a friend of hers Joanne. We took them to a sushi bar and had a great meal. It was 95 in Jackson when we arrived. Very Hot.

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Apr 19, 2006 - Reelfoot Lake - New Madrid Earthquake

Mile 3228 We came to Tiptonville to see Reelfoot Lake. The lake was formed during the earthquake of the winter of 1811-12. The quake was centered in New Madrid, MO (pronounced MAD rid) to the north west of Tiptonville. This whole area sits on a fault line as dangerous as the San Andreas fault in California. The New Madrid quake probably registered higher that the San Francisco quake of 1906 but since hardly anyone lived in the area at the time there was almost no property damage or loss of life. The lake formed when a huge section of the...

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