Month: November 2013

Montgomery, Alabama to Slidell, Louisiana 11/30/2013

NOVEMBER 30, 2013 (Saturday)     Woke up early and were out the door by 8:00 AM. It was a pretty miserable night’s sleep – between the noise, the light coming through everywhere, and the feeling of being surrounded by

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to Montgomery, Alabama 11/29/2013

NOVEMBER 29, 2013 (Friday)   Happy birthday sister! Moving day. We got up around 7:30 AM and were out the door around 9:00 AM. It was all about the drive today. We drove almost 500 miles to Montgomery, Alabama. We

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Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 11/28/2013

NOVEMBER 28, 2013 (Thursday)   Happy Thanksgiving! Woke up to sun and warm. Wonderful! Lazy morning. Around 1:00 PM, we piled into our Prius and just drove around. We were wanting to scope out Target, Walmart, and Best Buy. We

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Seaglass Tower Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 11/27/2013

November 27, 2013 (Wednesday)   Happy birthday Danielle! It was very dramatic last night. We were under tornado watch until 1 am. Sideways rain, wind gusts to 60 miles per hour, rain flowing like a small creek down the side

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Seaglass Tower Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 11/26/2013

NOVEMBER 26, 2013 (Tuesday)   Woke up to wind and rain, lots of rain and lots of wind. Lazed around and then walked across the street for brunch. Lexi and Michael were hungry now and didn’t want to try a

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Seaglass Tower Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 11/25/2013

NOVEMBER 25, 2013 (Monday)   Still cold but some sun so that’s a good thing. We got moving and left around noon to get to our timeshare presentation at 12:30 PM. It was in a strip mall about ten miles

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Seaglass Tower Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 11/24/2013

NOVEMBER 24, 2013 (Sunday)   Woke up to sunshine and cold, but sunshine. It’s beautiful. We left here at around 11:00 AM to get to the Westgate presentation at 11:30 AM. We were told it’s about a mile down the

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Seaglass Tower Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 11/23/2013

NOVEMBER 23, 2013 (Saturday)   Woke up around 8:30 AM. It’s raining and grey outside. A cold front is moving in after the rain stops this afternoon. Around noon we decided to be brave and venture out. We walked down

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 11/22/2013

NOVEMBER 22, 2013 (Friday) Moving day! Left about 10:00 AM and went to Subway for breakfast. Our first stop was going to see the Wright brothers monument.  It looked so beautiful on the pictures Michael had taken before, that I

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Barrier Island Station, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 11/21/2013

NOVEMBER 21, 2013 (Thursday)   Got up to cold and grey.  Spent most of the day going through things, sorting, throwing away things, packing, laundry and cleaning. We ate up leftovers and what we had left in the refrigerator. We

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Cape Hatteras, North Carolina 11/20/2013

NOVEMBER 20, 2013 (Wednesday)   Got up and discovered it was sunny outside. Looked lovely. Michael wanted to blow the dust out of our hair so we got dressed and moving. First stop – Duck Donuts. Had to have them

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Barrier Island Station, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 11/19/2013

NOVEMBER 19, 2013 (Tuesday)   Cold, cold, cold. Lazy day. I didn’t even get dressed. Did laundry in my jammies. Michael got dressed but didn’t put his shoes on all day. Lexi got dressed and went out to the store

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South Island, Outer Banks, North Carolina 11/18/2013

NOVEMBER 18, 2013 (Monday)   Happy birthday to Thad and Billy! Stormed all night. At times the lightning was so bright it lit up our bedroom. I hate that stuff. Anyway, woke up to a nice day. On Saturday morning

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Outer Banks, North Carolina 11/17/2013

NOVEMBER 17, 2013 (Sunday)   Happy birthday Pepper! Thought it was going to be a lazy day today. We slept in a little and when we woke up, the weather looked decent. At this resort we have to share internet.

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Barrier Island Station Resort, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 11/16/2013

November 16, 2013 (Saturday)   Mike here.  Edie has requested a day off from authoring our daily activities.  I carefully assessed how much of a mutiny I would have on my hands if I denied the request and rapidly decided

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Williamsburg, Virginia to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 11/15/2013

NOVEMBER 15, 2013 (Friday)   Moving day. Another cold and grey day. We’re moving to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina – about a two and half hour drive (approximately 100 miles) from Williamsburg, Virginia. The drive to Virginia Beach was very

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Patrick Henry Square Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia 11/14/2013

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 (Thursday)   Lazy, lazy cold day. Michael and I tried to create a timeline from since we met. Didn’t do much of anything else. Michael went to the store and to get dinner.    I pre-packed a

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Jamestown, Virginia 11/13/2013

NOVEMBER 13, 2013 (Wednesday)   Got up and it looked beautiful out. Couldn’t wait to go out into it. However, once we hit the outside door – it was sooooooo cold. Feels like winter here. We braved it and decided

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Patrick Henry Square Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia 11/12/2013

NOVEMBER 12, 2013 (Tuesday)   Raining, cold, windy – and to top it off, Michael has a sore throat. We decided today was going to be a down day. We are going to rest and just putz – get the

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Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia 11/11/2013

NOVEMBER 11, 2013 (Monday)   Happy Veteran’s Day! We had a lazy morning – breakfast, tea and computer. Lexi wanted to have some alone time so Michael and I left around 11:00 AM. There are still many things we want

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Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia 11/10/2013

NOVEMBER 10, 2013 (Sunday)   We slept in until about 9:30 AM. When we did get up we discovered there was sunshine outside. We were wanting to get out into it and enjoy the day. We left the “home” around

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Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia 11/09/2013

NOVEMBER 9, 2013 (Saturday)   When we checked in last night, we were asked if we wanted to attend a timeshare presentation. We are always looking for new alternatives to what we are doing so we said yes (plus we

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Sapphire Valley, North Carolina to Williamsburg, Virginia 11/08/2013

NOVEMBER 8, 2013 (Friday)   Moving day. We woke up around 7:30 AM to blue skies. Love moving when the weather is good. We were out the door by 8:30 AM. Had to go back to the check-in place and

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Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina 11/07/2013

NOVEMBER 7, 2013 (Thursday)   Woke up around 8:30 AM to grey skies and cold. We had breakfast and were on the road by around 9:30 AM.   The first stop was a Walmart to get a prescription filled for

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Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina 11/06/2013

NOVEMBER 6, 2013 (Wednesday)   Woke up early again, around 7:30 AM. Wanted to make sure the battery was charged on the camera, that we got something to eat, and that we got to the Community Center by 8:45 AM. Made

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Asheville, Tennessee 11/05/2013

NOVEMBER 5, 2013 (Tuesday)   Woke up around 8:00 AM to grey skies. We all had a cup of tea and some breakfast and then headed out to Asheville, North Carolina. We had an 11:30 AM appointment with the Toyota

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Fairway Forest at Sapphire Valley, North Carolina 11/04/2013

NOVEMBER 4, 2013 (Monday)   Cold, cold, cold last night but woke to sunshine. Michael and I got up early in order to go to the meet and greet at the Community Center (10:00 AM). Lexi opted to sleep in

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Highlands, North Carolina and waterfalls 11/03/2013

NOVEMBER 3, 2013 (Sunday)   Time change this morning. When we did wake up, it was to glorious sunshine. Michael and I couldn’t wait to get out into it. Lexi wanted to stay and do her laundry (and have some

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Fairway Forest at Sapphire Valley, North Carolina 11/02/2013

NOVEMBER 2, 2013 (Saturday)   The bed is really soft, almost like the one we left in Prunedale. We all slept in until almost 10:00 AM. When we did get up, I fixed Michael eggs, sausage and orange juice. Lexi

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Crossville, Tennessee to Sapphire Valley, North Carolina 11/01/2013

NOVEMBER 1, 2013 (Friday)   Moving day. I’m trying to be a kinder and gentler mover and I think the day went pretty well. We got up around 8:00 AM in order to take showers and get ready to leave.

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