She's got game

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by Bart Jones, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Bart Jones

    Bart Jones BGY 504

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    Which really shouldn’t be a surprise, I mean she was a four year starter and received numerous <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placeName w:st="on">All</st1:placeName> <st1:placeType w:st="on">State</st1:placeType></st1:place> honors in high school then played two years of collegiate volleyball but when she asked me if she could take a ride with me Sunday it was a first. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    Anyway this is our daughter Meredith all suited up. While it didn’t exactly fit, I suppose it was better than nothing…ATGATT
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    Thinking this might be a once in a life time thing I figured I better make the best of it, so we headed south and I introduced her to her Great, Great, Great Grandfather.
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    Then on to Live Oak Cemetery where we paid respects to her Great and Great Great Grandfathers.
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    Of course there was lots of this as we traversed the <st1:placeName w:st="on">Cahaba</st1:placeName> <st1:placeType w:st="on">River</st1:placeType> watershed all the way to where it meets the <st1:place w:st="on">Alabama River</st1:place> at Cahawba.
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    <o:p> </o:p>After the showers Saturday night some roads proved more interesting than others.
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    Cahawba
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    Lunch - Orrville<o:p></o:p>
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    She declined my 4 course Sunday Dinner opting for a chicken biscuit instead.
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    No it’s not what you think, I stopped to walk this Soybean field for arrowheads and she took the opportunity to stretch out for a bit. On her facebook page she titled this “who knew riding a motorcycle for 9 hours was a workout...?
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    Wasn’t the way we were going but I’m drawn to these like a bee to honey.
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    Sure enough this baby’s out but it’s doable and on general principle I started to but it was getting late and I really wanted to show her the Shrine.
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    The Shrine on <st1:Street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Ridge Road</st1:address></st1:Street>.
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    Almost home, one of our other (non related) daughters, was heading back to D.C. so we “had to” see her before she left.
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    <o:p>Whether we ever do something like this again doesn't matter, we had a ball and its 9 hours we'll remember for the rest of our lives.</o:p>
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  2. DeBandi

    DeBandi Exploring Alabama

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    Awesome bro, just awesome. :thumb
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  3. BusyWeb

    BusyWeb Adventurer

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    :clap
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  4. GaM

    GaM Long timer

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    I'm headed that way the first of October Bart. You have to take me to that shrine.
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  5. dammitdave

    dammitdave Long timer

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    How True! and Most Cool! dd
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  6. LumpTheBeezu

    LumpTheBeezu Been here awhile

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    Very cool! Looks like great memories for the both of ya! :clap
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  7. hutchthefreaker

    hutchthefreaker Uneducated.

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    So whats the story on the cool shrine thing?
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  8. Questor

    Questor More Undestructable

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    That's a nice area to ride.
    Some nice pictures.
    Nice Tiger.
    Q~
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  9. Jumper5392

    Jumper5392 Been here awhile

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    What a great way to spend your day. :thumb Thanks for sharing.
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  10. SCQTT

    SCQTT Zwei Kolben

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    Fantastic
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  11. backwoodsKLR

    backwoodsKLR Ride more, Post Less.

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    Nice RR Bart!! I hope to get over to Bama and do some exploring in some of these places y'all have shared!!! :clap
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  12. Kodanja

    Kodanja Been here awhile

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    Awesome time with your daughter. Looks like you have a lot of ancestral history there.
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