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Allen's great circle trip

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
or
Tenn-Tom

Elegant Living Indoors and Out.
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We made it to the Tenn-Tom Water Way.

I can hardly believe it.

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Dropping Down 

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (or Tenn-Tom)

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"Digging in" 

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (or Tenn-Tom)

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What's for dinner?
Allen would stand in the stern watching the egrets swoop down for fish caught in the locks decks as the water lowered.

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A Bruised arm, a bruised leg, and  total serenity. 
What's the advantage?

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The advantage is Lee washing the boat for Allen while he recovers from his bruises and many naps.

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Living out of a suitcase.

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After one month Allen suddenly remembers there are empty drawers for Lee to stow his clothes.
No more living out of a suitcase.

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Columbus Marina

Captain Chuck Bigelow and his great wife Barbara

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Waverly Plantation Mansion 1852 Columbus, MS

Built by Colonel George Hampton Young in the style of Greek Revival. Oddly enough the mansion stood vacant from 1913 thru 1962 when restoration began.

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Waverly furniture

The furnishings are not the originals, but typical of the period.

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Waverly furniture

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Waverly furniture

Chandeliers, gas lighting fixtures, and the intricate plaster moldings remained in tact during the period the mansion was used as a play ground for children, camping lodge for hunters and fishermen to cook their fish and game in one of the many fireplaces.

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The Front Door

How about lunch here?

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The fine ladies that keep the Front and Back Door Restaurant in Columbus, MS working.
Amanda Porter and Mother Goose
 as Mrs. Claus

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The Back Door

Have you looked back here?
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

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Welcome Center
in
Columbus, MS
located in
Tennessee Williams First Home.

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Loran and Allen at Harvey's Restaurant
The food was great, but not as great as our server.

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Two to Many.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

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Tom Bevill Visitor Center and Lock & Dam
Pickensville, Al 

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The beautiful stairwell in the Bevill Visitor Center.

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Sometimes it ain't all work.
Lee's feet against the Tenn-Tom shore line as he relaxes and absorbs the beauty.

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White Rock Wall
along
the Tenn-Tom

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One Thousand Miles by river for Allen.
Six more to go.

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