Month: July, 2011

Another “Work” Road Trip!

Had meetings in Lake Charles, LA this past week. Given the options to fly or drive, I chose to drive!
Here’s a few pic’s from the trip.

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A couple of shots on the approach into Marshall, AR. Yeah…I like that stretch of highway.

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Toad Suck, Arkansas!

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Caught up with my buddy, Steve Self.

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2 miles short of Texarkana, ran out of gas, because I hadn’t calculated my MPG at 80MPH!!!

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Refueled!

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Back on the road towards Shreveport.

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Cotton fields, in northern Louisiana.

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Made it to L’Auberge du Lac Casino (where we were staying)

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The Ed Kowalczyk concert, on Thursday night, out by the pool.

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My buddies that I work with, Stephen Self, Mikel Fears, Emerald Scott and me!

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The I-10 Bridge, heading east, over Lake Charles.

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Took a detour (actually several, due to missed turns), on the way up towards Gibsland, LA, to see the roadside marker, of the ambush site of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. I like to have some historical relevance to any good road trip!

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It really bothers me that people find it necessary to vandalize everything. The marker has been shot, spray painted, written on, pieces chipped off of it for souvenirs, etc. Ridiculous!

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I believe that was the Ouachita River, but can’t remember.

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As Christopher Robin says…”Tut Tut, Looks like rain!”

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Sat on this bridge for about 15 minutes, while they were running traffic the other direction. Man, did that bridge bounce when the semi’s drove past in the other direction!

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The Bill Clinton Presidential Library, in Little Rock, AR. Appropriately, it was designed after a doublewide!