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We traveled from Aunt Peggy & Sheldon's house to Henderson, NC. I rode criss-cross applesauce all the way to our hotel. Mom drove. It rained the first half of the way.
Aunt Roz's family is from Hartwell, GA. We crossed over lake Hartwell on our way into SC. In SC, we went passed Clemson University.
Uncle Grady was a cheerleader for Clemson University more than 50 years ago.
We stopped at Cinco De Mayo ...
... quick, but once you moved out of the shade and into the sun life was happy again.
The second pitch was BAD ASS. It was up this perfectly set chimney with super awkward holds and angles but after about 20 feet up and contorting your body a million different ways you reach the opening. One second you feel like you are deep in a cave and the next you have come out of ...
... the grounds at this place. All 200 plus acres of it. The house had 40 servants on staff at all times, has 40 bathrooms and a bunch of other stuff. It boggles the mind, to say the least. All this opulence for just 3 people. Yeppers thats the amount of folks that lived here. I was told that they entertained a lot tho. That justifies things, I guess. Who built it ?? Why the Vanderbuilts of course....Next stop----Clio, ...
So today Zach, Malfi, Mom, Dad, and me drove down to visit Chimney Rock. First, we went to the "flower" bridge on the outskirts of the town, it had lots of nice, blooming flowers and cute decorations. Lots of photo ops! Dad and Mom then went shopping in the town while Dad let me drive his car up to the Chimney Rock park. I was a bit nervous driving his uber expensive ...
The morning after our stay in the terrific Alpen Acres motel, Stef had a visitor come to bid her a safe journey, a super affectionate cat. Well, she was affectionate to Stef anyway! Whilst Stef was lapping up all the pats and rubs, shortly afterwards I too was enjoying some loving from this super affectionate kitty. Until the point I was used as a sparring partner, being bopped left right & centre from the midst of a purring coma. Bloody cats, so unpredictable! ...