Hitty Travel Doll — Georgia

Atlanta and Krispy Kreme

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Atlanta and Krispy Kreme

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty Recently, my adopted humans met up with Shirley's sister and her family at the Marietta Diner located North of Atlanta in Marietta Georgia.  If you travel Interstate 75 North or you hop a plane from Fort Myers, you may go through Atlanta Georgia. Here are some interesting facts about Atlanta: The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is the world’s busiest passenger airport. The Capitol Dome is layered in 43 ounces of pure gold that was mined in Dahlonega, Georgia – the site of America’s first Gold Rush.   Atlanta is the birthplace of Coca Cola and the Varsity Restaurant serves nearly 3...

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Hitty Travels the Blue Star Highway

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Hitty Travels the Blue Star Highway

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty Blue Star Memorial Highways are highways in the United States dedicated to the Armed Forces.  The program was started after WWII  in 1945 by the National Garden Clubs of the USA to commemorate the Blue Star Service Flags. A blue star was placed on flags to denote a family member serving in the Armed Forces. The Blue Service Flag was first used during WWI.  It was hung in the window to indicate that a family member was serving in the fight.  If the family member died while on active duty, the blue star...

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In Which I visit Plains Georgia

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In Which I visit Plains Georgia

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty Doll On our recent road trip, we passed through Plains, Georgia, the hometown of President Jimmy Carter.  It happened to be about lunch time, so my adopted humans, David and Shirley, were ready to take a break from driving. We had some delicious Southern style cooking at a local cafe.  David ate a hamburger but Shirley had soup beans and cornbread.  Homemade pie with ice cream was our dessert.  It was rural Americana at its best.   After lunch, we browsed in an antique mall where I took a bicycle ride with President...

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