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An All American Memorial Weekend

For as long as I can remember I've been spending Memorial Weekend on a beach either in North Carolina or South Carolina. I decided it was time to switch things up this year. I thought, surely people celebrate all those who have and continue to fight for our freedom in other ways than basking in the sun, drinking cocktails and taking dips in the Atlantic. I had been wanting to get back down to the Mississippi Delta  to see my friends Brantley and Malone, so the Deep South seemed like as good as place as any to spend the long weekend.

I had been sneakily planning this trip with Malone, as a surprise for Brantley, however everyone knows I am not good at keeping those types of surprises... I just get sooo excited. So a month before I was to arrive, I spilled the beans to "B", as I call her.

We packed so much in last time I was there, I wasn't sure what else we could do. I mean, Greenwood is not that big of town. Malone and Brantley didn't let me down. The long weeke…