Showing posts from November, 2012

Comfort Inn, Griffin GA Review

Comfort Inn, 1906 N Express Way, Griffin GA 30223

I stayed 10 days on business with my wife and 2 dogs. The staff is very friendly, and made sure we got the room we wanted (2nd floor, near the stairs, facing away from the highway) at check-in. We forgot an article of clothing behind the bathroom door, and they were very prompt in shipping it back to us.

This property is pet-friendly, but there's a $10 per pet per night fee (with no cap!). I'm not sure an extra $20 per night was worth it. At 10 nights, I spent $200 on pet fees (!!!), and I hardly think the hotel uses that revenue to get the room super clean; they certainly don't invest in a better pet walk or put out Pet Waste Bags. There is not much room to walk your dog on the property, so you have to walk through the adjoining neighborhood. However, this seemed to be the best place in Griffin to stay. 

 We stayed in their largest King room, the one with the full size microwave, fridge, and sink. There is lots of cabinet sp…

Robert Stroud Gravesite Exact Location (Birdman of Alcatraz)

Since I couldn't find anything very definitive on Robert Stroud's burial location online, I thought I'd help others out in their search of The Birdman of Alcatraz!

Obviously he's buried in the Masonic Cemetery just north of Metropolis, IL, but no one had good directions. Until now!

This is my Google Map location standing in front of his tombstone. If you can't find his grave by using this, you're just not going to find it!