Holiday Inn Raleigh-North
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... CLT I ever put in my mouth. Lunch is over now it is time to hit the road.
We crossed the Catawba River and not only do we know the name, we can spell it. Well maybe we had a little spelling help from the sign identifying the river.
We listened to the Falcons game and they actually won. At least one of our teams won their game this weekend. Yeah...
We arrived at Sister's house ...
... and see the chapel. I mentioned that I felt like I was in a National forest and he said it is the Duke Forest donated by the Duke family and can never be built on. It started raining pretty hard so Leesa came inside to join me. We got some lunch and continued watching the massacre. Oh sorry, that would be football game. Game over. Tech loses. They are lucky it wasn't worse than it was. So much for football. Better luck next time. Now back to the room ...
... a lemonade drinker but it made a wonderful Arnold Palmer. Stew had a hot dog and the rest of us had burgers. Stew used condiments.... Lunch was good and it was nice to just relax and visit.
After lunch, the first order of business was to find a gas station. That didn't go so good. Charles asked me if I had my kayak, and while it is raining, I didn't see how that would help. I responded "Why do we need a kayak?" That brought much ...
... factories. We revisited the Sarah Duke Gardens and enjoyed wandering some of the 55 acres in a much more pleasant temperature. As we left I picked up a brochure on the gardens and read that they offer a trolley tour of the gardens so we booked for that. This was so worthwhile - just us and a volunteer tour guide feeling like royalty riding the golf cart around the gardens for a couple of hours and having the seasonal plantings explained (in language we could understand ...
... familiarize yourself before packing your bags and raising a glass. On another note, be wary of traveling in countries that have relaxed drinking and driving laws as your safety could be at stake. If you find yourself traveling in Ethiopia or the Dominican Republic, for example, watch the road for drunk drivers as these countries are just a few that have no alcohol limit when it comes to operating a ...