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Travel Bug Dog Tag Star-Kathy Bates TB

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Owner:
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Released:
Monday, March 2, 2015
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In WRT-Solitary Confinement

This is not collectible.

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Current GOAL

Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

KathyBates

This “Star” series of travel bugs is to bring attention to my favorite movie actors.  Some have awards, some do not.  There is no criterion to be included as a favorite beyond I will watch anything that has her/him in it.

Kathleen Doyle Bates was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, the youngest of three daughters born to Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer, and his homemaker wife Bertye Talbot.  Kathy's great-great Irish grandfather, who emigrated to New Orleans, once served as President Andrew Jackson's doctor.  She discovered acting appearing in high school plays and studied drama at Southern Methodist University, graduating in 1969.  With her mind firmly set, she moved to New York City in 1970 and paid her dues by working everything from a cash register to taking lunch orders.

It was her fanatical turn as the drab, chunky, porcine-looking psychopath Annie Wilkes, who kidnaps her favorite author (James Caan) and subjects him to a series of horrific tortures, that finally turned the tide for her in Hollywood.  With the 1990 shocker Misery (1990).  Kathy captured the "Best Actress" Oscar and Golden Globe award.

Quality film scripts now started coming her way.   She and another older "overnight" film star, fellow Oscar winner Jessica Tandy, starred together in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).  She then outdid herself as the detached and depressed housekeeper in Dolores Claiborne (1995).  These are my two favorite movies.

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Tracking History (3730.8mi) View Map

Dropped Off 8/30/2016 mtn_goat placed it in WRT-Solitary Confinement Tennessee - 862.7 miles  Visit Log

On to a new adventure. Good luck on your journey.

Retrieve It from a Cache 8/19/2016 mtn_goat retrieved it from Fire and Ice - Jasmines 10th Birthday Cache Colorado   Visit Log

I'll try to take this one with me to Memphis in a few weeks.

Dropped Off 8/15/2016 Hikermama3 placed it in Fire and Ice - Jasmines 10th Birthday Cache Colorado - 17.64 miles  Visit Log

Leaving this one in a premium cache like it wants .

Retrieve It from a Cache 8/8/2016 Hikermama3 retrieved it from Woodland Park Travel Bug Hotel Colorado   Visit Log

Taking it traveling

Dropped Off 8/6/2016 3 Williams Kidz placed it in Woodland Park Travel Bug Hotel Colorado - 104.26 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/4/2016 3 Williams Kidz took it to elk camp Colorado - 4.74 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/4/2016 3 Williams Kidz took it to nickgatt's 100 miles to Idaho Springs Colorado - 27.92 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/4/2016 3 Williams Kidz took it to Colorado Spirit Quest #126 - Walden Colorado - .2 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/4/2016 3 Williams Kidz took it to Walden #1 Colorado - .3 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/4/2016 3 Williams Kidz took it to Welcome to Walden Colorado - 29.7 miles  Visit Log
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