Elmer’s Sunnybank Inn






Praise God from whom all blessings flow!

I’ve got a room in Hot Springs at Elmer’s. The storms are supposed to be coming in and there is a festival in town. I feel very blessed to have gotten a room without even making a reservation. Good thing for me some other reservation never showed up. (Or perhaps they still might and I’m promised the Staff quarters. Either way, I have a roof over my head).

Elmer’s reminds me of my grandpa Kozak’s place on Kinney Ave. in Walker Michigan. I think Eugune would have approved of the look and feel of the house. (Although I suspect he would have filled in more of the empty spaces on the wall between the artwork).

I’ve ran into my friends Stumbles and Big Job, a marathon-running couple from Connecticut. They are the fastest on the trail but I’ve managed to find them for the 3rd time. They did 33 miles yesterday and got to Hot Springs the day before I did. Now that they’ve taken a zero day I’ve caught up.


About douglasdouma

I am a husband to beautiful wife, an ordained minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church - Hanover Presbytery, and founder of Sola - Appalachian Christian Retreat (www.discoversola.com). In addition to blogging at this site I am the author of The Presbyterian Philosopher - The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark (Wipf&Stock, 2017) and compiling editor of Clark and His Correspondents: Selected Letters of Gordon H. Clark (Trinity Foundation, 2017). I have a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering (University of Michigan), a master's in business administration (Wake Forest University) and a master of divinity (Sangre de Cristo Seminary). I'm an avid hiker, having completed a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian trail in 2013 and the first 500 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2016.
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One Response to Elmer’s Sunnybank Inn

  1. Louie says:

    Looks amazing! Keep up the great live-journal and the awesome hiking adventure. Wish I was playing guitar there with you and your new hippy friends! 🙂

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