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Day 5 – Breaux Bridge, LA
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Zar Date 20170321 After a great night’s sleep at the visitor center, I moved on to Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. It is an amazing town. The most relaxing place I’ve been so far, and... Read More

Day 4 – Baton Rouge, LA
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Zar Date 20170320 The mission to New Orleans was diverted to Baton Rouge, just because I had never been there. Aborted Baton Rouge mission after staying for a few hours and posting a... Read More

Day 2 – Cairo, IL, to Memphis TN
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After grabbing a second cup of coffee at the motel in Cairo, I went to Fort Defiance in Cairo to see where the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers meet. It’s nothing to really write... Read More

Original Music – Banished to the Hole
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A song that I wrote and recorded in 2003/2004 with the help of my friend, Steve Ogden. Credits: Lead vocals, rhythm guitar, bass guitar – Jerry Zarley Lead guitar, background vocals, digital drum... Read More

Getting the Van Ready for Travel
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The weather is gorgeous for Central Illinois in February. Yesterday’s high was 72 degrees, and it’s supposed to be in the mid to upper 60s and sunny over the next few days. I... Read More