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FRIENDS ALONG THE WAY
This is the story of our cross-country trip & the interesting people and places we encounter. 
I mean, the two of us.. driving a BIG ol' truck.. pulling a monstrous RV.. 
What could possibly go wrong?

May 28, 2018

After leaving the "exciting" little hamlet of Lake Village, we headed north to the popular town of Hot Springs.

This area of the country, along with its 47 “hot springs” was acquired as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In 1832, President Andrew Jackson signed le...

May 25, 2018

The most exciting thing that occurred while we were at Pecan Grove was a fierce storm that blew in one evening. Being trapped in a metal RV shaped box during a thunder storm is like being stuck in a washing machine during the rinse cycle. There is wind and water, and r...

May 15, 2018

Our first stop outside of Mississippi was at Pecan Grove RV Park in Lake Village, Arkansas. This town reminded us of Chester's Mill out of the Stephen King novel, Under The Dome because we felt we were trapped in a "no-fun" zone.

There is nothing to do within a twenty m...

May 10, 2018

...And there's a Delaware connection! (see below)

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Rodney, Mississippi

Population: 0

On a recent trip, we heard of a nearby ghost town, Rodney, Mississippi, 32 miles northeast of Natchez.

This town has a very interesting history. Given its close proximity to the...

May 7, 2018

Here are a few remaining tombstones we found at the Natchez City Cemetery with interesting backstories:

A frightened little girl:

 

See the doorway behind the tomb of ten-year-old Florence Irene Ford (1861-1871)? She died of yellow fever. During her short life she was ex...

May 3, 2018

One of the most visited grave markers in the Natchez City Cemetery is a statue commemorating the city's worst catastrophe and has come to be known as The Turning Angel.

The statue is such a landmark that it inspired the title of the novel “Turning Angel” by bestselling...

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