Travel Blogs from Aiken
... for us as we could walk from the main stage to our RV in about 5 min and we could see the playground from our possie right in front of the stage, so the kids rocked the playground and checked out the pig racing by themselves whilst we listened to the music ranging from bluegrass to indie rock.
When we visited the playground on day 1 Phoenix was surrounded by a gang of 11 year olds as they quizzed him about NZ, ...
... us. and their absence and our bewilderment at it and our love tears us open. We are fragmented, spinning, engulfed in the great roar of this inexplicable emptiness.
At the memorial service, the eulogist at one point called out to "anyone within the sound of my voice" (which at the time included at minimum 500 people), to come to Jesus if they hadn’t already. Jesus. Death. Salvation. Grief. Babies. Jesus. I pictured his voice casting a hoop over the great circle of ...
... 2:55 pm Delta 1860 (27BC)
Ar. Miami 4:50 pm
Day 1: Miami Overnight/ Pre-tour introductory briefing. Our unforgettable ...
... Hybrid solar-battery powered flashlight
Sleeping bag from Kara
Two mid-size carabiners
Rope "paracord" bracelet my youngest sister made for me
Steel necklace from my dad
Rubberband bracelet from my middle sister
Cloth napkin and washcloth
Candles from St. Paul's
Prayer beads from the Steinkes
Two pairs of jeans (one for farm work)
... would not return until later in the day. This gave us plenty of time to check out all the changes in Aiken since our last visit. Guess what - not much has changed in this place apart from the introduction of a Mexican\sushi restaurant. (But perhaps this was here last time but we just didn't know about it) At least the weather was a lot cooler than our last visit. ...