I recently had two chances to meet up with friends right off the interstate: one took place at a Cracker Barrel and the other at a Waffle House. As your summer plans begin to come together, I hope you, too, will seize the moment and have an impromptu visit with some of your favorite people.
Did you know? Before 1956, there were few cities and towns that were connected by interstates. The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways (commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, Interstate Freeway System, Interstate System, or simply the Interstate) is a network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System of the United States. [pullquote]A friend loves at all times.” Proverbs 17:17 [/pullquote]The system is named for President Dwight D. Eisenhower who championed its formation. Construction was authorized by the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956, and the original portion was completed 35 years later, although some urban routes were cancelled and never built. (Wikipedia)
[pullquote]I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” Charles Swindoll[/pullquote]