Trips to even Fort Smith were somewhat rare for us, so a trip to the thriving state capitol city of Little Rock was a sheer delight. We marveled at the huge buildings and crowds of people. One year, our bus ran out of fuel in the middle of Markham Avenue, so we got an extended view of downtown Little Rock until help arrived.
|The last remaining Minute Man on the planet, located in Pine Bluff. Looks just like I remember the one in Little Rock looking.|
|Still on the menu, my favorite, the Number 5. I always got mine without onions.(Previous two photos from Kat Robinson's excellent blog TieDyeTravels.com)|
|Terry Plummer contemplates a phone call|
|Me, Eddie Saucier, and Paul Frazier play a game of cards |
in our room at the Sam Peck
would be time to load back up on the bus and head back to Waldron. The noise and excitement of the trip to the convention would be replaced by tired young people who preferred sleeping to talking. When we arrived back at the gym, we would tote our luggage and our tired bodies over to our parents' cars. But, although we were tired, we knew we had seen some sights, and shared some laughs, and made some memories. Now, just 12 more months, and it will be time to do it all over again!