Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 28, 2013 – Home

Today it was a five hour drive home through DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia.  An hour after arriving at Shady Brook we’d unloaded and then took our motor home back to our dealer’s where we store it. We leave on our … Continue reading

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March 27, 2013 – Fayetteville, NC to Ashland, VA – Chip & Debby Burt

Our journey northbound on I-95, much of which is lines with forests, to the campground in Ashland, VA, where we stayed our first night out last January was generally uneventful, with such familiar sites as American Flags Old and Decaying … Continue reading

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March 26, 2013 – Hilton Head Drive to Fayetteville, NC

Somewhat depressingly, we left a cool Hilton Head and headed north along I-95 with strong winds occasionally buffeting our coach. Again, interesting scenery was at a premium, although we were treated to A literal “fire Sale” on fire engines Redbud … Continue reading

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March 25, 2013 – Coastal Discovery Center, Hilton Head, SC

After running some errands this morning, we were headed back to our motor home when we decided to pull in to the Coastal Discovery Center, established in 1985 with a mission to teach the public about the natural history and … Continue reading

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March 24, 2013 – Parris Island Marine Corp Museum – St Helena Island – Beaufort, South Carolina

It poured all night.  And, for those who’ve never spent a rain storm in a motor home, it sounds like you’re inside a snare drum! The rain continued throughout most of the morning, sometimes lightly and at others torrentially!  At … Continue reading

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March 23, 2013 – Fort Pulaski – The Isle of Hope – Savannah

This morning, for the first time in nearly 500 days on the road, we had our coffee and breakfast in bed while watching the news and decided it was a habit we should try more often. Mid-morning, we wheaded out … Continue reading

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March 22, 2013 – Bluffton, SC

Cool and overcast. After a morning of just hanging around, a crew showed up to take down a 50’ tree between our site and one next to us.  While I had complete faith that they would accomplish their mission without … Continue reading

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March 21, 2013 – Pine Mountain, GA to Hilton Head, SC

We woke to a beautiful pre-dawn sky amid very chilly weather.   The 300+ mile drive was devoid of much of anything notable other than the occasionally seen displays of Confederate flags. Another reminder that we’re in the Deep South’s … Continue reading

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March 20, 2013 – Hills and Dales Estate, Lagrange, GA

Having had such a great time at Callaway Gardens, we wanted to return to the Hills and Dales Estate which also has a Callaway heritage. Hills & Dales Estate is the home built by Fuller and Ida Callaway,   who … Continue reading

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March 19, 2013 – Calloway Gardens

One of the reasons we’d originally decided to come though the Pine Mountain area was its proximity to Callaway Gardens.   Originally conceived in the 1930s after Cason J. Callaway discovered a rare azalea growing in the area, what had once … Continue reading

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