Greenville’s Great!

April 2, 2019 (by Angela) Jim and I enjoyed a weekend date in Greenville, South Carolina, this past weekend, and it was great! The weather cooperated, and our plans more or less went off without any real issues. When Jim could get away from the computer on Friday, we put our bags in the car…

Waterfalls, Mountains, and Bridges – Oh, My!

March 24, 2019 (by Angela) Since Jim and I arrived in the South Carolina Upcountry three weeks ago, most of the weekend days have been cold or rainy (or both). Thanks to the magic of long-range forecasts (magical sometimes), I was able to foresee a potentially beautiful weekend this weekend. The forecast was correct this…

Crazy Traveling

March 5, 2019 (by Angela) Wow! This past weekend, Jim and I moved from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to Blacksburg, South Carolina. Blacksburg is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, and we had been on the Atlantic coast. We crossed the state from a southeastern point to a northeastern point, and it was…

History, Nature, & Culture

March 4, 2019 (by Angela) Other than our first happy week in the campground in Myrtle Beach State Park, what did Jim and I do for fun? I’m so glad you asked. There were so many things to enjoy and so little time. While Jim was at work, I enjoyed the beautiful beach and nature…

A Happy Place

February 10, 2019 (by Angela) We’ve found a happy place. It’s a happy place currently free of threats of hurricanes, and mosquitoes are very few and far between. In this white-sand wonderland, most of our days have been filled with sunshine, sand, surf, and warm temperatures, I’ve found a balance and peace that I’ve been…

Vandalized!

February 3, 2019 (by Angela) I knew he was up to no good. He and his pals had been casing the joint. I’d run him off several times. In those instances, he’d often jump to a nearby tree, turn, and stare down at me with his dark, beady eyes. Often, I felt that if he…