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... owned shops and restaurants. City bordered by two big rivers which join here on their way to the Atlantic and a peaceful city park at that spot. Boats, sailboats, marinas everywhere. Nice place to visit. Sat in the city park for a while. Uneventful drive back to Raleigh... in time to watch the news and for dinner. Thanks, ...
Monday was, in the words of Rick Steves, a "vacation within a vacation". We had lunch near the Capitol @ Big Ed's - BBQ brisket, slaw, squash and onions, butter beans, cornbread, biscuits, and great banana pudding. We hit Target, Macy's, and the Apple Store. Jan made dinner and we shared with her intern. A wonderful close to the evening was the Spring Concert at Jan's granddaughter's high ...
... on the dock. Jeff asked us to retrieve the line and keep it with us until we could meet up somewhere up north. Good lines are a necessity for cruising and I was coveting that rope until Jeff called :-)
We had a short cruise the next day, and were looking forward to docking at Swansboro. As we made our approach to Casper's Marina in Swansboro, John tried to hail the dockmaster on the VHF radio about three times without success. He also tried ...
... well go back to the hotel because Charlotte airport was shut down again. We our captain called to see what we were supposed to do. I felt sorry for the people in the Crew Tracking department because I'm sure they were bombarded with crews in the same situation we were in and they were trying to figure out what to do with everyone and who was able to get somewhere and who wasn't. We ...
... to do one of these because I may be able to sit in the extra jumpseat in the flight deck for take off and landing. I really want to see the whole process from start to finish. So I was really looking forward to this flight because the captain said that I could. So we get on the plane and put our luggage away and the captain gets a call telling us to go back to the hotel because the Charlotte ...
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