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Capital -Charleston, Berkeley
Cities- Lynchburg, Charleston
Year of statehood- 1863
Motto-Mountaineers are always free –montian simper er liberi
5 other facts-state tree is the sugar maple, state gem is
the fossil coral, has 1 national forest, 9 state forests, 37 state parks
... as you climb higher and
higher the landscape changes with each bend you turn around. At one point we were above the clouds, the
next minute you would find yourself driving through the foggy mist. After having been in Florida and travelling
to the "low country" in the Carolina's it was a pleasant change to navigate the
retirement gig is just great. To be able
to see so much ...
... way to do this than to actually go out and see and experience the world for ourselves.
I am thankful to everyone who has made this trip possible, including my students! Without their trust and support, I wouldn't have anyone to share this trip with. Thanks especially to my return travelers Sarah, Nicola, Missy, Julia, Adalaia, Bradley, and Dr ...
... repeated falls. My stubborn nature came out and I attempted it a second time with Daniel and Madison to cheer me on as I once again tumbled down the slope. We went down a green slope next, but apparently I had gotten into the habit of falling and couldn't make it more than a few minutes without falling. After a short break, our other coach, John, went down a final green slope with me...and I skied the whole slope without any falls! Somehow, skiing is still my favorite sport. ...
... but it is stunningly beautiful which makes falling more tolerable. And by tolerable I mean that when you are on your back looking at marshmallow trees you are too distracted to register pain.
4. Riding ski lifts to the top of the mountain is incredibly peaceful. If I didn't have to come back down on skis I could have spent my whole day riding up to see the "marshmallow" trees and listening to the occasional birds that broke the silence.
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