Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 29, 2012 – Branson – College of the Ozarks, Titanic Museum and “The Legend of Kung Fu … the Journey of a Boy”

On the recommendation of one of our reunion crew, we carpooled to the College of the Ozarks for an early lunch. The College of the Ozarks is a truly unique college.  While a fully-accredited, four-year college founded in 1906, none … Continue reading

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September 28, 2012 – Branson – “The Cat’s Pajamas” and “Six”

Two shows highlighted our first full day in Branson.  The first was an afternoon performance of The Cat’s Pajamas who were performing at the Andy Williams Moon River Theater where the marque reflected the feelings of the theater’s cast and … Continue reading

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September 27, 2012 – Russellville, AR to Branson, MO – Meeting Up With Alaska Reunion Group and Rankin Brother’s Show

We opted for the shorter route between Russellville and Branson which took us through the heart of the Ozarks.  However, as some locals who’d suggested a different route the road was far from an Interstate, as scores of signs along … Continue reading

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September 26, 2012 – Russellville, AR

We remained on our beautiful, lakeside campsite for another day. After a grocery run to Wal-Mart, we settled in for an afternoon of lolling around, reading and watching the lake. Shortly after sunset this evening, a sliver of sky turned … Continue reading

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September 25, 2012 – Memphis to Russellville, Arkansas

Today is our 365th day on the road since we took up RVIng just under three years ago!  It is also a drive to our final destination before joining our Alaska caravan friends in Branson, MO for our reunion on … Continue reading

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September 24, 2012 – Memphis (Graceland – Sun Record Studio – National Civil RIghts Museum)

 GRACELAND After all these years, we’re off to Graceland to meet Elvis.  Unfortunately, while he still resides there, getting to see him created a bit of a problem! Arriving at Graceland   we found ourselves in queue lines for the … Continue reading

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September 23, 2012 – West Memphis, Arkansas

After two thoroughly enjoyable days in Nashville, we started west again, this time along I-40, headed toward Memphis.  Unlike many other Interstates, it runs through mostly rural areas and is lined with trees, many overgrown with invasive vines,   occasionally … Continue reading

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September 22, 2012 – Grand Ole Opry and The Hermitage

It’s the first day of fall under a cloudless blue sky! Contrary to what we’d thought, the current setting for the Grand Ole Opry is not in downtown Nashville but some 8 miles to the east in an area known … Continue reading

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September 21, 2012 – Nashville

Today we set out to visit downtown Nashville and many of the popular sites of interest.  We started out by taking the narrated Hop-On/Hop-Off Trolley Tour.  This gave us a chance to learn about the many famous and not-so-well-known points … Continue reading

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September 20, 2012 – Heading South

On Tuesday evening we were watching a show on PBS on the construction (1732-1753) and history of Pennsylvania’s first state house, a building we know today as Independence Hall.  One of the last segments showed other buildings which have copied … Continue reading

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