Saturday, February 26, 2011

No lack of visitors today!

Afton Station is back in business! A gloomy Saturday didn't stop 20 folks from stopping by, and the encouraging part is that a number of them were from out of state and doing some prodigious Route 66 trips, not just quick weekend jaunts.

Our visitors came from Clintonville WI, Waukesha WI, Council Bluffs IA, Monroe IA, Trenton MO and Claremore, Grove, and Bartlesville, OK. This cheery foursome from Wisconsin was seeking refuge from the Wisconsin winter, only to find colder weather here! Another casualty of our topsy-turvy 2011 winter. They're having fun on Route 66, however, and a couple of them even read my blog and wished me a Happy Birthday, much to my surprise! So of course I need to post this very attractive photo of the group here. So glad you visited!!!
A dad from Grove, OK stopped in with this three little boys. Here are two of them looking over some of Betty B's nice hand made merchandise.Ron M. and Tattoo Man were with me most of the day, and Robin and Phil stopped by, too. So did Mike Pendleton from Kansas. It felt like the Station was coming out of hibernation, finally. We'll be back tomorrow and, although it's supposed to storm, we're hoping for another visitor-filled day. See you then!

Oh, I almost forgot! Here's a little tease. Something BIG (and yet also small) and HOT (although also very cold) is coming to Afton Station!!! It's something Afton, and Afton Station, has needed for a long time to further serve the travelers who stop by. That's all I'm going to say until it's a 100% done deal. Meanwhile, just think "Shiver Shack".


Jim Conkle said...

Ok, so is it a Popcorn Machine?

Laurel said...

Nope! Try again! (You're close, but not close. Ha ha)

Gordo said...
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Gordo said...


Laurel said...

Gordo - Not exactly. ;-)