March 20, 2011

Today went well.

The bus ride was mostly uneventful. All the usual things that happen during long rides went on; sleeping, homework, movies, talking, music, pit stops, etc. There was one not so ordinary event, though. One of the bus’ tires popped in Hayti, MO. This set us back by an hour or so, but we weren’t too far away from Memphis, and we didn’t have any major plans for the evening. I’d say for a 12/13 hour drive, that was a very minor incident.

Currently people are settling in/swimming to stretch from the long ride. Personally, I’m doing some homework.

Tomorrow’s main events are The National Civil Rights Museum, and speaking to Rev. Billy Kyles. Then we pack up and head to Montgomery. Hopefully I can get some pictures to spice this thing up! πŸ™‚



12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Cathy Foley
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 12:58:44

    Hey Christine,
    I think this is the coolest thing I ever heard of from a school. I’m looking forward to seeing pictures and hearing all the news. What a great adventure. Have a great time and soak up all the fun you can.
    Love, Aunt Cathy


  2. Sandy Kiefer
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 13:03:27

    Glad to hear you made it to Tennessee. Hope you are all having a blast. Will be waiting to hear all about the trip. Britney, love you!! Love, Grandma K


  3. Sheraden
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 13:13:43

    Hey Christine!
    My sister-in-law, Heather Wade, is traveling with you, and I’m glad everyone is safe! When I road tripped it to Louisiana one year, we got a flat tire in Mississippi. It must be a common happening πŸ™‚ Looking forward to reading all the other upcoming blogs!


  4. Stan Sweeney
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 15:48:49

    Flat tires are no fun, but I’m glad to hear you are all ok!



  5. Abby Sylvia
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 16:33:14

    Glad to hear that team Tennessee/Alabama made it to Memphis safely…nothing like a little adventure/flat tire to make the trip interesting!

    Enjoy the Civil Rights Museum. I have heard it is an amazing experience!



  6. Dee Kehrberg
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 21:28:22

    I would love to be with you to go to the Civil Rights Museum — have a terrific time!


  7. Chelsea
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 21:52:38

    So glad everyone made it! Hope you enjoy the museum… And Memphis! Thanks for sharing about your experiences…I am excited to follow your blog and hear about all the great things you are doing!


  8. Zona - Nicole's Mom
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 22:21:46


    Glad to hear you made it to Memphis!! Glad everyone is OK after getting a flat tire.

    Looking forward to hearing about the trip on this blog!!!

    Have fun and stay safe!!

    Love, Your mom


  9. Laura Siettmann
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 22:50:43

    Hi, Jessica, it’s Aunt Laura! Hope you’re having a great time! We miss you, and we will have a big bag of Oreos waiting for you when you get home!


  10. Dad, Mom and Aaron
    Mar 22, 2011 @ 03:52:15

    Britney was nice talking to you on the evening of March 21st. Glad to hear that you made it safe and sound to Alabama. And that you are having a great time. Did you find Elvis for Grandma yet?????? Send some of that nice warm 73 degree weather home to us. Its was 43 today in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Suppose to snow the next few days. Yuck. Enjoy the rest of the trip and we will keep watching the blog.

    Can’t wait to see some pictures of the group posted.

    Dad, Mom and Aaron


  11. Jake
    Mar 22, 2011 @ 21:07:39

    Gotta love the bus rides πŸ™‚ It’s always so unpredictable though on the way back too… you could be super energized from the whole experienced, or oober tired! Good to know you made it there safely.


  12. H's Mom
    Mar 23, 2011 @ 21:25:13

    Glad your having fun,can’t find your pic’s need mommy instructions!
    stay safe,visit a candy shop for me! love mom


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