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  • DAY 84 – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

    CLARKSDALE TO DEESON The day started with Bill’s voice bellowing through the doors and walls asking if we were up, around 7:12am. “Yeash,” I screeched back at him with toothpaste in my…

  • DAY 83 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

    HELENA-WEST HELENA TO CLARKSDALE We said goodbye to Cathy and spent some time at the Elaine Massacre Memorial. It is beautifully done and the community is looking forward to the event at 2:00…

  • DAY 82 – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

    HELENA-WEST HELENA LAYOVER I woke up Saturday morning to the smell of coffee, but as I creeped downstairs in Shannon and Todd’s “project house” I must have missed my opportunity. Todd had…

  • DAY 81 – FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27

    MARIANNA TO HELENA-WEST HELENA We arrived for breakfast right at 7:00 AM at the Sweet Temptation restaurant. Nancy and Pat joined us there for some final conversation. Tom fueled up for the…

  • DAY 80 – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

    HUGHES TO MARIANNA Before I left Chicago for Minnesota I had a cat. A petite black cat named Henry, after my grandfather. This morning, a Henry lookalike darted in the front door…

  • DAY 79 – WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 25

    ANTHONYVILLE TO HUGHES/HORSESHOE LAKE I have to take a moment to journey back to last night, as we left out the latter part of our evening following the visit with Mr. Solon.…

  • DAY 78 – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

    WEST MEMPHIS TO ANTHONYVILLE We gathered up our things and checked out of the Holiday Inn Express, accommodations generously provided by The City of West Memphis. Our run today started at the Skippy’s…

  • DAY 77 – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

    WEST MEMPHIS LAYOVER It was a soggy start to our second day in West Memphis, Arkansas. Rain moved in early and didn’t let up until afternoon. Thankfully, this was a scheduled rest day…

  • DAY 76 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

    MEMPHIS TO WEST MEMPHIS We started our day in Memphis, Tennessee just south of the Great Pyramid. Is this Egypt? No, it’s Tennessee and this Memphis Pyramid houses a Bass Pro Shops superstore… Tom…

  • DAY 75 – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

    RANDOLPH TO MEMPHIS We woke up early in Munford, Tennessee at the Go Getaway Bed and Breakfast. I could smell the spinach quiche that Chris was preparing for breakfast, and both Tom and I were…