Monthly Archives: November 2010

Manatees and Cape Canaveral

There they were, walking up to greet me as I stood with my extraordinarily heavy pack looking around for them at the Deland train station.  Uncle Carl and Aunt Nettie looked great, like they always do, and once all my … Continue reading

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Of Dinasaurs and Whales

It was a grueling last half hour into Holly Springs – I happened to hit it right at rush hour.  I arrived at Justin’s house before he did so spent my time re-organizing my belongings to fill a duffel bag … Continue reading

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Asheville and the BRP

Halfway to Asheville I took a room in a new kind of hotel, called a Microtel.  It was pretty good and gave me a nice comfy bed to crash in, plus Wi-Fi in the room. Quite enjoyed catching up on … Continue reading

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Orbs, UFOs and Crop Circles

I woke from a great sleep in the back of the rental car and went downtown in Virginia Beach to a wi-fi coffee shop where some blog work was undertaken. Then back to the ARE Spa Therapy building for my … Continue reading

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OBX and the Legacy of Flight

Night had fallen by the time I drove into Whalebone Junction, the first town over the bridge onto the Outer Banks.  It was dark,windy and cold, and I was hungry.  I pulled into a restaurant and ordered a shrimp dinner … Continue reading

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Hunga Bunga Java Joy

The drive from Justin’s to Wilmington was Fall-gorgeous with blue sky and Mother Nature in all her glory – reds, flaming oranges, yellows, even purples! Arriving in Wilmington I saw a sign for the city beach and followed its arrows.  … Continue reading

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ESP at Virginia Beach

The first 3 days at Justin’s place I was pretty much housebound. It rained all day Wednesday, but Thursday the sun shone and I probably shocked the neighborhood by lying outside in my swimsuit all day long.  It was JUST … Continue reading

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Choo-Choo Ch’Boogie

I arrived back at my Mom’s home in Lebanon before she returned back from her boyfriend’s, and I was actually beginning to get worried for her.  After calling her boyfriend and learning she had left late and that she should … Continue reading

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BooOOOooo – bs!

Saturday before the big Halloween party was spent decorating and preparing for the big well-known event.  Derry and her daughter-in-law were pros at doing it, stretching spider webbing everywhere and hanging ghouls and witches and spiders from everything.  I helped … Continue reading

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Family and Friends in Fall

Mom returned Sunday afternoon, I unlocked my bedroom door and was reunited with my belongings, and quickly headed up the lane to return $20 to the neighbor who had loaned it to me that morning.  Mom’s new tenant, Horace, moved … Continue reading

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