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... aspect was that it didn't seem like a wealthy town. I assume that the golf club members come here for the day and the high tail it back to their mansions.
We went to the golf course and I spoke to the security guard who was just inside the entry gates. He advised me very politely that I was trespassing and that I could take as many photo's as I liked as long as I was outside of the gates.
This meant that I got a great shot of the ...
... Mr. and Mrs. Averill Harriman; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mellon; Mr. Ralph Pulitzer; Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt and Baron and Baroness Von Sternberg - I suppose they all could afford the proper shoes!!
Entertainers who frequented Aiken included: Fred Astaire (his wife's Aunt and Uncle owned a home on East Street (what else) and they would frequently visit). Bing Crosby played golf with friends here often; Will Rogers (friends of the Post family) came to ...
... the Bartram Country Club and Mark showed us some of the local area sights including the gates of the beautiful Augusta National Golf Club and downtown Augusta, which is pretty cool.
This trip was a bit of a blast from the past and confirmed we can no longer hang with the big dogs and function properly. Back to the comfortable role of grandparents as we head north to spend couple of days with our son Shawn and his beautiful family in New Bern, NC.
... 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, ...
... two months, up through TN, OH, IN and back down through NC, SC, GA. A geographic circle, but also oddly, looping through the life circle. A wedding in Augusta, GA before I set out, then meeting so many new babies (4 in total who were new to me at least), and now returning to Augusta a few days earlier than planned for this funeral of a childhood friend. A roundabout of life and death.
It seems like these things ought to be arranged more in order, like a relay race, handing ...