Posted by spacegrrl at 10:51 AM on Tuesday, June 22 - "right, that's what trees look like..."

Yesterday we crossed the last bit of east Texas, all of Louisiana, and now we are in Jackson, Mississippi. Most of the day we spent on 80, which is a secondary highway that parallels I-20 and the railroad.

We stopped at "The Authentic Bonnie and Clyde Museum", but it was closed.

We stopped at a produce stand and bought local honey, preserved garlic, black walnut syrup, sweet/hot pickles, and blackberries. The blackberries I am snacking on in the car (Dan is sadly allergic); the rest is mostly for the folks back home. But I won't say who is getting what :)

Somewhere in Louisiana, I topped a hill and saw a wall of black clouds ahead of us. I decided it was time for lunch. I pulled into a local hamburger stand and we ate some of the best food of the trip while the rain poured down.

When we first pulled on to 80 in La, we saw a pair of Ford F150's drag racing down the highway; then soon after we saw men in camoflage on three wheelers, and an upholstered chair by the side of the road. I turned to Dan and said, "We don't fit in here."

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Was it the chair from the "Da Da Da" Golf commercial?

Posted by: Stephanie on June 23, 2004 04:34 PM

i don't think so, although i'm guessing it smelled just as bad.

Posted by: spacegrrl on June 23, 2004 11:42 PM

What would be really cool would be seeing Jack Nicholson playing piano in the back of a pickup. Please get a picture of that. :) If you don't see that, then rent "Five Easy Pieces". You'll also get to see Jack tell a waitress to take the chicken out of his sandwich and hold it between her knees.

Posted by: Joseph H Vilas on June 24, 2004 09:11 AM

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