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Sunday, October 22, 2006

No, I didn't overparty last weekend - I don't even drink - but I did see a pink elephant during my travels this week. When I stopped to visit, I found he had friends.

The elephant and his buddies were up in Stafford, VA. I was also in Spotsylvania, where I found the Civil War Soldier's Life Museum. The most unusual thing I saw there was the two bullets which met in mid-air and were permanently fused together.

They had an excellent display of firearms from the period - caplock rifles, pistols, and accoutrements.

Hi-tech (for the time) artillery.

Ordinary items of daily soldier life - cards, eating utensils, pictures, shaving stuff.


  1. Anonymous5:17 AM

    Was the black horse still there with the pink elephant? [full size painted wonder that he was!] That place has been there forever and so has that elephant! kids always wanted one or the other...uh, no!

    right next to Stafford Airport...yep!


  2. Oh, I wish! That would have been neat to see.

    I'm glad you're enjoying the blog - and glad you wrote to tell me :)

    Gypsy Jane

  3. Hi...I hope you see this...I am the anonymous that wrote about the pink elephant above [Skippymom]...and I am so glad you are still blogging....

    You are my fav' RVing blog! honest....

    I am glad to see all is well...I will go back and post something in June 07, in hopes you get it.

    Stay safe, happy and well...


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