Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 31, 2016 – Crashed

Today was a “down day”. This evening, we again went up to the campground office to listed to another country-western group.`  

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August 30, 2016 – Long Day on the Road

We’d planned to break the trip between Little Rock and Nashville into two days … but as we made such good time this morning and I was feeling good at the wheel, we pushed on for our longest day of … Continue reading

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August 29, 2016 – Arkansas State Capitol – Visiting with Friends

The Arkansas State Capitol was chief among our reasons for stopping in Little Rock. Prior to the construction of the current Capitol, The Old State House in Little Rock was the seat of the Territory and later state’s government.  As … Continue reading

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August 28, 2016 – William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library and Museum – Little Rock Riverwalk Park

As the Clinton Presidential Library/Museum does not open until 1:00PM on Sundays, we spent part of the morning walking through the Riverwalk Park along the banks of the Arkansas River.  Here, Little Rock is no exception to the national trend … Continue reading

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August 27, 2016 – Little Rock, Arkansas

A relatively short trip from Sallisaw, OK to the line and then a couple of hours further to our destination in North Little Rock.  We began to wonder about the pronunciation of the state’s name, specifically as two state names, … Continue reading

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August 26, 2016 – OKC to Sallisaw, OK

We left Oklahoma City under a clear sky and which soon became overcast as we rode through rolling hills lined with more trees than we’d seen for several weeks. Meanwhile, there was little of note during our three hour drive … Continue reading

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August 25, 2016 – Oklahoma State Capitol – Oklahoma City [Murrah Building] National Memorial

This morning we took a tour of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Oklahoma's first capital was Guthrie, Guthrie City Hall where the proposed State’s Constitution was drafted in 1906 Logan County Courthouse in Guthrie that served at the Capitol until 1910 … Continue reading

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August 24, 2016 – Oklahoma

Heading east from Amarillo isn’t much different from arriving from the west, with a few interesting sidelight. Paralleling Historic US Route 66 With more commercial buildings in decay since being by-passed by I-40 An intentionally tilted water tower (we’d passed … Continue reading

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August 23, 2016 – Drive from Albuquerque, NM to Amarillo, TX

If the old adage that “a happy house is a happy home” … is true, the people who live here just east of Albuquerque, must be in ecstasy! I-40 initially continued through some still desolate and relatively flat country. Ever … Continue reading

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August 22, 2016 – Santa Fe and New Mexico’s State Capitol

The seat of government for more than four centuries, New Mexico has one of the oldest as well as one of the newest capitols in the United States.  The Oldest is the Palace of Governors which dates to 1610 Originally … Continue reading

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