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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

TUESDAY TRAVELS


Slim and trim in 1971 at a rental cabin. 

Kentucky Lake.

In . . . . Kentucky, of course.

We arrived after a 300 mile drive from Indianapolis, only to learn we were in a "dry" county. No hootch for sale!

Next day we drove to Paducah, across the county line, and found the biggest, best, most fully stocked liquor store we'd ever seen.

8 comments:

  1. I guess they just make their own.

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  2. Long story but I went to buy a set of call letters from a station in Kentucky. The county was dry, to get a drink you had to drive to Hazzard a 50 mile round trip. The station owner and I had lunch in Hazzard. I mentioned that it was a long way to go for a cocktail at lunch. The good old boy said "not too bad, but it's a son of a bitch driving back home after closing time."

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  3. Fun photograph. There aren't many slim pictures of me waiting to be posted.

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  4. That must have been taken before you cut off your state-line-crossing shorts.

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  5. Facts and a picture which mark the memory!

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  6. Reminds me of the time I was sent to Salt Lake City to work for a while. It was pretty darn tricky to get a drink there too.

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