Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Whirlwind Weekend--Part 2

On Saturday we took a short trip down Route 66 with sister-in-Law Cindy and part of her family. We ended up in Arcadia, Oklahoma, where we saw the Round Barn. There was a wedding reception going on that we "sorta" crashed--- now we didn't bother anyone but we did peek inside--really fun place for a reception. We also wandered around outside for a bit. The stairs lead up to the area that the reception was in. On the grounds were some tables so we had the"boys" pose for us. Brother-in-law Gregg, nephew Bradley and husband Mr. Ken. We headed down the road to "Pops" touted as a "must see Route 66 landmark." It is a 50's style diner with futuristic architecture and a gas station. They also have OVER 500 flavors of soda pop!!!! A 66 foot pop bottle. The girls.
The brother and sister-in-law.
The family minus the nephew.
He is taking the picture.
Oklahoma sunset. Ooooo Aaaaah.
As night fell the LED lights
came on. They would go from
solid lights to this multi-colored
bottle. What a fun place to see,
shop at and have dinner with the
family. Check it out if you are in
the area. TO BE CONTINUED....
If you missed part one, please
scroll down.
~Keep on Dreaming~

7 comments:

  1. Oh sweetie, what fun that must of been. I just adore those 'round' barns...so unique.

    That Soda Pop bottle was just amazin', it believe it must go on my bucket list!

    Great pictures of your whirlwind weekend!!!

    God bless and have a terrific Thursday.

    (I call it thrasher Thursday...the day I mow...:o))

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  2. What a fantastic trip!! I was recently looking at rt66 on the atlas ~ maybe someday Paul and I will take a road trip west. I would love that.

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  3. That soda pop bottle is incredible! And at night? Wow!!
    Thanks for sharing this. I will give J a peek, he loves stuff like this!
    Wonderful weekend to you!
    xo, misha

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  4. What a neat round barn... I bet this cool inside. And how about that pop bottle? Love the lights.
    Can't wait to hear more.

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  5. That barn is really neat. Have never seen anything like that before. Glad you crashed the wedding.

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  6. Oh wow. What fun you're having. Your smiles say it all...I'm sorry you couldn't snag a piece of wedding cake when you crashed, though.

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  7. Looks like you had a fun visit, Melinda! My kids would love that pop bottle. How in the world did they come up with 500 flavors?!

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