Saturday, June 20, 2009
The San Fransisco & Vegas of the Midwest
This pics are of the Deavers in Eureka Springs, AR and Branson, MO. I did a friend's wedding at the Thorncrown Chapel (beautiful & run by a neat old lady with a great vision for ministering to the tourists). I really enjoyed being the preacher man Friday night & Saturday. After sending $5 & a letter stating my ordination through New Hope Church was legit, the state of Arkansas vested the power in me to make Tim & Aly's knot-tying legal. That was fun. We stayed at the Crescent Hotel (old, haunted, roach-infested & damp but eerily kind of neat at the same time) in Eureka Springs (two words to describe this town are moist & congested). We stayed at the Radisson in Branson. Kate had her first swim (the highlight of the trip). We listened to a time-share-esque presentation at Big Cedar Lodge in order to procure our two nights at the Radisson, $50 in show tix which we used to go to the Titanic Museum & $25 gift card to the Bass Pro Shop. Let me just say, during this part of the trip we truly did crown it up!