Bob Dylan was playing the arena at UNC Charlotte on Thursday night. As you know, I’m a bit of a fan. I bribed the wife into going up there with me by promising to take her sightseeing through the mountains all day on Friday. The show was great. Dylan variedRead more
Last weekend, the wife and I spent a day in the mountains. Unlike most people, we both love driving in the car, especially when we have an audiobook to pass the time. We’re like the people who, at the advent of the automobile, marveled at the access and convenience itRead more
This weekend, the wife and I decided to take a day trip to Walhalla and nearby Stumphouse Mountain Park, which includes Stumphouse Tunnel and Issaqueena Falls. Walhalla is a small town about 20 minutes south of Clemson on Highway 11, and the park is on the other side of theRead more
The wife and I drove up to DC recently to explore our old haunts and visit some friends. Some things looked different and some things looked the same, but the biggest change was in the Navy Yard area where the new Washington Nationals stadium was built: We moved away fromRead more
Last week, the wife and I decided to leave the house get some vitamin D. The foothills of North and South Carolina have many waterfalls, so we decided to visit one of the prettier falls about a half-hour away. Jones Gap Falls is in the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area inRead more
After visiting Historic Charleston and Jekyll Island, the wife and I spent a few days on the Florida coast. You’d think the seafood would be a lot cheaper there, but it’s not that different from my local grocery store. I live at the opposite end of a coastal state, butRead more
My wife and I recently stayed at the Jekyll Island Club on Jekyll Island, GA.
A few weeks ago, my wife and I made a trek down to Charleston, SC. On the way, we stopped at the only working tea plantation in the country: We took the trolley tour and learned all about how tea goes from bush to beverage.