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Monday, June 27, 2011

Day 1 to California

A pretty uneventful day. Only rained once, really hard, for 10 minutes just west of Knoxville.

A pyramid just east of Memphis. I have no idea what it is for.

The bridge over the Mississippi into Arkansas.

The mighty Mississippi River.

We are now in Lonoke Arkansas, and it it hot!!!! 105 degrees.  Tomorrow we go to Amarillo Texas.
It's pretty boring countryside, but the drive has been pleasant.



Vroomans' Quilts said...

You must be driving straight thru. Can't wait for California.

Tonya said...

Have you seen any flooding?

quilter000 said...

Well still looks exciting, All of that heat is headed for northeast soon. Have fun!!

Roma said...

Nice pictures..
And you are so right it is hot in the south. then add the humidity, wow! hard to breathe.

pictures of Amarillo tomorrow?

Belinda said...

Yep, that Arkansas farming country from Memphis to Lonoke is pretty uninteresting unless you are a farmer! I don't enjoy going that direction. Not enough trees for me. Let me know if it gets any prettier for you. I wonder what route you are taking through Arkansas?

Lucy said...

I liked what you said the mighty Mississippi. Enjoy.

black bear cabin said...

looks like its going to be a great adventure!~

Carrie P. said...

I saw that pyramid too. It was a strange sight.