Travel Blogs from Gaffney
6:45am wake up. We got to sleep in a bit today! I packed up my bag, brought it out to trailer crew so they could load it up (we're not allowed to do anything until the trailer is packed) and started packing up the food and make the Gatorade (I'm in cooler crew this week). We have so much food right now. Folks have been so kind and so generous here in North Carolina. The leaders are telling us it won't be this way ...
... of various men's names, so I now am imprinted with "Brandon" on my calf (see attached picture). We all tried to come up with a love story of to explain our "tattoos"- it essentially ended in a laughter fest. The last 30 miles dragged on but we eventually made it to Forest City, just in time to take hose showers while it thundered and poured rain on us. Good times ensued! Asheville ...
... haven't seen Aunt Bunky in about 5 years or Judy in about 10 years, but as soon as Aunt Bunky walked into the church I knew her, she looks so much like her mother (I thought) but then Judy said she looked like her father and yes she does, guess it's her hair that makes her look like grandma. Anyway, we had a very nice service then went out to lunch with everyone then over to Aunt Bunky's home for a short visit with her and Judy.
During lunch we caught up with each ...
... retirement ceremony from the Air Force. In the afternoon we
toured the Pentagon. A pleasant yet, too short a visit with them and
As soon as I finish treatments here we
will return home to WV for a short stay. Christmas plans are unsure
for now. We hope to see many of you while are at home and see our
traveling friends along the way soon.
..until then, stay well
... br> Anyway, the blog will continue on Monday, since this weekend will be dedicated non-stop to reaffirming old friendships, remembrances, partying and generally yucking it up.
So, we'll continue our trip, going back West on Monday, and let the adventure ...