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Travel Blogs from Belleville
... to these long drives!!) so we stopped a few times on the way home:
- Kmart (since we needed a potty break anyway!)
- Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe (sadly, all we walked away with was a pair of shorts from Columbia)
- KFC in Kentucky (OMG it was SO gooooood!! Who knew KFC was sooo much better in Kentucky?!)
- Teppanyaki Grill Buffet in Michigan, near airport (our favorite buffet ...
July 12-20, 2014
This summer, the Ly and Jun families decided to combine forces to spend a week in a cabin in the mountains. We had wanted to rent a cabin together for some time but it was pretty expensive to rent a place in Ontario. Then I stumbled across rentals in the Smokies and was shocked to discover just how inexpensive it was there!
I ended up finding an incredible cabin that was beautiful ...
... the traffic, and helped us with our luggage. Thankful that we weren’t late, we got to check-in, and this was when we had to part. We hugged and she left for her earlier flight, leaving me to wait two and a half hours before I could check my baggage.
Everything was fine; it usually is. I survived check-in and two rounds of customs and the flight itself, finally touching down ...
Kathy and I borrowed Joanie's hats for the parade this year. We got soaked. This town has great spirit that could not be dampened. We chatted with people visiting from all over. The rain made us feel like swashbucklers not afraid of a little weather. Then we ran for the car and turned up the heater. Pansies! I bet the real Michiganders wondered where our toughness ...
... takes to survive in Detroit now.
Of course, he was actually working in Birmingham and had moved from Detroit to the suburbs like 2/3 of all Detroiters.
And we had moved from California because it was too expensive to retire there... all kinds of grit will be needed by all of us.
What wonderful lessons we have learned from those who have gone before us. I hope we have that kind of courage it will take to thrive like they ...