Showing posts from March 30, 2008

Rainy weekend in Arkansas

This weekend we drive down to Arkansas to stay in my Mom's timeshare (she had some points she needed to use up). The place is called Wyndham Resort at Fairfield Bay (click for TripAdvisor link). Friday night we drove most of the way, stopping overnight in Branson, Missouri. Wow, I had forgotten how horrible it is. We took over half an hour to go two miles on the main drag at 10 at night. Ugh. Personally, I would rather spend a week in hell than a week here, but, hey, if you like it, go for it. To each his own.

The next day we drove the rest of the way. It rained pretty much the entire drive, often extremely hard. At one point we went through an area near Clinton, AR which was hit by a tornado on February 5, 2008. They were still cleaning up, and the damage looks to have been severe.

Since we couldn't check into the timeshare until 4, we had some time to kill. We ended up going to a huge antique store called Antique Warehouse in Botkinburg, AR. They had a lot of furni…