A father and his extremely adorable little almost-three-year-old daughter from Langley, OK stopped in, and little Gracie got a big kick out of the pressed penny machine, although she could barely crank the handle and needed a bit of help from dad.A deaf couple from Paola, KS were our final guests. As with my foreign visitors, communciation was difficult. However sometimes a picture says a thousand words, and when the gentleman pulled out his iPhone to show me pics of his two beautiful restorations, a 1930 Ford and a 1932 Chevy, the "language barrier" was broken. Even so, I wish I knew American Sign Language!
All day, trucks full of live turkeys going to market kept racing past Afton Station on Route 66. We're not many miles down the road from the poultry processing area of Northwest Arkansas, so I guess the little guys were heading for their demise in preparation for the Thanksgiving rush.
Tattoo Man was back from a few days in Springfield, IL where he went to visit our mutual friend and Route 66 icon Bob Waldmire. Besides seeing Bob, he reported that he had a couple of wonderful breakfasts at the Cozy Dog, which is owned by Bob's family. Cozy Dog Drive In
We'll be having a big Mustang group from Missouri stop by on Saturday, so I'll be sure to snap some pictures of the cars. They plan to take a group photo in front of the Station, so photo ops should be plentiful.