Lois Jane's Riverview Inn
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Happy Canada Day!
It feels very strange to not be in Canada to celebrate July 1st at home. We are leaving to make our way to Myrtle beach, staying at Grand Dunes Marina, it was tough to find a place coming up to the July 4 th big weekend in the US...it looks like a nice place.
Its another beautiful day here sunny and calm waters. There thunderstorms in the forecast so we are off the dock early and will get tucked I to Myrtle beach, we may have ...
We walked to the beach it was wonderful only a few blocks away, the neighborhood looks much more tropical palm trees you can tell we are getting further South. I was given directions but Bryan's built in compass took us on a alternate route and walla there was the sign to beach :-)
The beach had less surf but lots of fun waves to play in so I was thrilled. The locals here drive their 4 wheel drives right onto the beach ...
... spending the weekend with her friend Gail and another friend, Julie, is visiting, too. We had dinner last night at a restaurant along the ocean - a few surfers out in spite of the 60 degree weather. We drove through the historic downtown section. The oldest homes were close together and wooden with large porches; huge, ...
... of taking pictures.
As I was leaving I talked with a woman from Delaware who stays there with her husband. He works there and she volunteers. They were planting all kinds of herbs, some veggies and flowers so campers could use and enjoy while there. Now really, how many times do you find that? I want to go back just to cook with their herbs. They spend the summer there and go back to Delaware for the winters. Bit ...
... several hundred sailors are away at sea for months on end. What was really interesting was the actual sailors written description of things like the cockroaches and other insects that got into the flour and so into their bread, they called it raisin bread, that they would pick out but obviously eat too. Also the severe restrictions on fresh water, showers were water on for a couple of seconds, then soap yourself, ...
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