Courtyard by Marriott Knoxville Airport Alcoa
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Well it's the first day being temporarily unemployed. Feels weird knowing I won't be going back to the hospital to work. Got a lot accomplished. My passport arrived finally. We got the hitch installed and the trailer reserved. We got to spend the morning with sweet friends and their 12 horses and numerous cats. Had a blast feeding carrots and apples to the horses. I'm sure going to miss these wonderful ...
Took a family vacation to Gatlinburg, TN!! Don't have many pics on this computer but it's wonderful there. We stayed in a huge cabin. The scenery is out of this world. Pigeon Forge is great! We went to a local steakhouse, The Peddler, and it was awesome! They have great wine to choose from as well. We went for the 4th of July. It was beyond crowded but everyone had a blast, and we would go back in a heartbeat. ...
... should I saw Volunteer Orange) and rolling hills and what did we see but those Smokie Mountains up ahead. I had never been in this area so we thought we would pass thru and visit Floyd Garrett's Car Museum. There wasn't much choice in campgrounds and thought it couldn't be too bad because they had a web site but I was wrong.
MONDAY 7/22-today was our trip east to Sieverville to the car ...
The Sleep Inn was simple, newly renovated, and the price was right. Best part - they accommodated my little doggy who hung out in the room while we were at Wonderworks. Was surprised to find out it was super close to Wonderworks, so that worked out in our favor. It would have been a pain to stay in a more central "Pigeon Forge" hotel and have to travel so far when Wonderworks is near the end of the Strip.
... a lot of rubber from tires lying around. Given the size of some of those things, we figure these must be coming from 18-wheelers, and, for safety, have decided to not linger behind those trucks any longer than is necessary.
Swimming update: Noah's swimming across the pool without a safety ring, and while only wearing his arm floaters.
More pictures tomorrow most likely.
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