Captured Moments

By: Linnor Marie

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Tuesday, 29-Mar-2005 00:00 Email | Share | Bookmark

On Good Friday, Jerry was on his way to the US. Why of all days, on a Good Friday? That's a long story. And in answer to that, he flew because he just had to. Ok, that's how much I'm willing to say as yet. Haha Boo.

At St. Louis, his old-time friend, Marcel, whisked him for a 5 hour drive to Memphis to see another friend, Nonie.

No, Jerry is not trying to abscond from any obligation, if that ever crossed your mind. He is not wanted by the BIR or NBI for anything. But just the same, I'm saving you from the long and mind-boggling story why Jerry had to fly to the US in a huff. Hehehe.

With that said, let me just share with you some pictures he sent me through email.


Perhaps you didn't know that... ***

* Memphis is the Pork Barbecue Capital of the World.
* Memphis is the home of the first Greyhound and Continental Trailways bus lines.
* Memphis is home to FedEx, the world's largest overnight package delivery company.
* Some other Memphis celebrities include Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates, Cybill Shepherd, Michael Jeter, Tim McCarver. Other current or former area residents include: Dixie Carter, Rick Dees, Wink Martindale, Peter Taylor, Morgan Freeman, George Hamilton, Aretha Franklin, Pat Kerr Tigrett, Dana Buchman, Shelby Foote and Justin Timberlake.
* Memphis is the site for some of the more intriguing films of the past few years: "The Firm" starring Tom Cruise, "The Client" starring Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones, "The Rainmaker" from director Francis Ford Coppola, "A Family Thing" with James Earl Jones and Robert Duvall, "The People vs. Larry Flynt," and "The Road to Graceland" starring Harvey Keittel.
* Volney, the lion who roared at the beginning of all the old MGM movies, lived at the Memphis Zoo until his death in 1944.

Hah, now you know!

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