So, our first few days in San Antonio were focused on the rodeo, but the rest of the week was just as full and exciting! In a nutshell, here’s the fun we experienced… Every morning we walked at least 3-4 miles on the Riverwalk extension that runs right by the RV resort – had to … More And the Rest of the Week…
I’ve mentioned this before , but one of the ultimate perks of the decade-plus traveling and workamping we enjoyed is the many friendships that we formed. I can’t even tell you how many people with whom we have stayed in close contact throughout our travels, but San Antonio is the location of truly special friends. … More San Antonio at its Best!
Even as Bill and I quickly approach the one-year milepost of our residency in South Carolina, we still haven’t run out of “firsts.” January 2 was such an occasion as we attended “Nights of a Thousand Candles” at Brookgreen Gardens. Imagine over 2,800 hand-lit candles, in addition to thousands of sparkling lights, adorning the more … More Simply Magical
As one of my favorite writers, Virginia Woolf, once said, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” Well, Bill and I will be thinking, loving and sleeping superbly after experiencing a midday meal today in the Fowler Dining Room at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach. Having … More A Very Special Dining Experience
Think about this for a moment…have you ever been – or can you anticipate being – involved in an organization for 50 years? Well, this past week I had the privilege of spending several days with my amazing 93-year-old mother. After an early flight to Tampa, we spent the day catching up, chatting with … More Our “Golden Girl”
My heart is racing, my head is spinning, and my energy level has been challenged! Am I finishing a road race? Prepping to speak publicly? Making a major life decision? No! I am enjoying a love-filled week with my grandchildren! Oh yes, their parents as well. Bill and I have become experts in entertaining young … More A Whirlwind of the Absolute Best Kind!
So, after four full days in Vermont, our next stop was going to be New Jersey, but we decided to make two stops on the way – neither of which was truly “on the way,” but both stops were important and very enjoyable. Friday morning we hit the road and drove from Cavendish, Vermont, to … More Just Two More Quick Stops!!
After a Pennsylvania weekend filled with football, family and fun, on Sunday everyone went their separate ways and Bill and I headed to Cavendish, Vermont, which is truly Bill’s “happy place.” I know that to be true because even with no sun all week and low, chilly temps, he remained relaxed and at peace. Our … More Five Days of Bill’s Happy Place!
“Hunnah” is the Gullah word for “Hello” and “Look Ya” in the African-Creole dialect means “Look Here!” That is exactly what we did this past Friday when Bill and I, along with his daughter, Sarah, and her pup, Sunny, visited the Gullah Museum in Georgetown, South Carolina, about a 30-minute drive from our home in … More Hunnah! Look Ya!
These words, shared by Mahatma Gandhi, rang true for us this week as we visited a wonderful local landmark. Brookgreen Gardens is truly an oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the South Strand between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island. Created in 1931 by Archer and Anna Huntington, it provides almost 10,000 … More In the Midst of Darkness, Light Persists!