Important things to remember when you are traveling:
Mother's Day is not a good day to be on the road. Especially if you plan to stop and eat anywhere. Most especially if you plan to stop and eat somewhere, do not have reservations, and do not want to spend a long time waiting to get into a restaurant.
We did not have reservations. We thought we were smart because we had eaten up all of our perishables (= all of our good breakfast foods) before we left. We were not smart.
The good news? Americans love their mothers. Because, as far as I can judge, everyone was busy taking their mothers out to brunch and then again out to dinner on Mother's Day. We did finally manage to get something to eat.
Here are a few scenes from Petersburg. It was not very active. Everyone was out to lunch with Mom.
Granary used as a holding cell for Union prisoners
Train station on the Southside Railroad
Then today we stopped at ...
Things that are important at South of the Border:
Fireworks and Bread
Animals of all types
Pets even have their own toilets