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The dynamic trio. Sorry. Dad’s blocking your view of the car.

I’m ending March in the back seat of a car. Dad’s Mercury Grand Marquis. He SAYS everybody wants it. He THINKS it’s hawt. And sexy. The envy of all people. Everywhere.

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Inside the Mercury Grand Marquis.

And I just think about how many times he’s farted into the leather seats. And cracked the window. And blamed the non-existent paper mill for the stink.

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But Dad’s prize got me from milepost 0 to milepost 442 on the Natchez Trace. It never sputtered. Didn’t fail to start. Always ran.

His Mercury Grand Marquis deserves
a character mention.
Because it’s part of DAD’S character.

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Make a Memory is a movement, a challenge to turn
I wish I had into I’m glad I did in 2015.

Reach out and claim an adventure this year. Make a Memory before it’s too late.

Dina Honour is an expat. A native of New York City, she lives in Copenhagen, my Favorite City on Earth, with her her diplomat husband and two rowdy boys.

We have almost nothing in common.

And yet.

I know we’d be great friends if we lived near one another. I love Dina’s writing, her honest, unglammed take on life. Even her refreshing assessment of my Favorite City on Earth.

Last month, Dina crafted a post on her site. I asked her if I could re-run it as a Make a Memory post, and I was lucky she said YES! But rather than reproduce it here, I’m going to ask you to click the link below and read it on her site.

Of al the posts she’s written,
she wanted this one to go viral.

Please share it. Her words are the PERFECT expression of Make a Memory. They deserve to be read by the masses.

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I started my day at milepost 390. Asphalt and trees. A sliver of sky. My feet alternating on a cracked line of white.

But water beckoned. Fall Hollow. Milepost 391.9. The Natchez Trace. Tennessee.

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Its white energy buzzed through a crevasse. Boulders. Leaves. Fissures and sediment. All marked Time’s progression to the sea.

Do you ever wonder
where a cascade goes?

When it merges with the ocean,
evaporates to the heavens,
where does it fall?

I scooted down a rock face. On my rear end. Two miles into my fifteen-mile-day. Fear of heights? Horror at falling?

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Nah.

Nothing could stop me as I watched water pour over the crags at Fall Hollow. As I asked every drop to remember me

Wherever it ended its run.

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Visit Fall Hollow on Tennessee’s Natchez Trace. It’s at milepost 391.9. A short trail from the parking lot leads to the top of the falls. Hearty folk can follow a rough trail into the hollow. It’s usually wet. And steep. Bring gloves and (if you’re like me) be prepared to scoot. The view’s worth it.

No Make a Memory visit to the Trace
is complete without my books!

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