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Old 02-12-2013, 07:03 PM   #408
PatrickInVA
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Location: Norfolk, VA
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I had Patrick’s tracks through the Alligator,...
Glad I could contribute those tracks to your journey.



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I had a vague recollection of a fuel stop ahead, but it had been years ago, the exact number of miles left in the tank unknown. Roll the dice, cinch up tight, hit the switch for them flamethrowers, mash the gas, and with a big roost of shoulder gravel I was gone west towards Lake Mattamuskeet through the blackest of freakin’ black, truly shocking in it’s intensity. Only one born for the trail would be foolish enough to be out there, and my thoughts had made a sea change…from fried pie served in Carolina to whiskey served in Virginia.
Drove around Lake Mattamuskett today and thru Elizabeth City, Columbia, Fairfield, Rose Bay, Swan Quarter, Englelhard, and Manteo. Of course that little tour of Eastern North Carolina would have been a lot better on a motorcycle and not in the company van.
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