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... accessories. Good fun! Many shops - William Sonoma, Victoria Secret, Barnes and Noble and so on.
After our long day on the road we relaxed and watched TV to learn the sad news about the Air Asia air disaster. So very sad to learn about the results. Our hearts go out to the Indonesian people who have lost their loved ones.
... Cotton plants that nornally are about 4 feet tall were only about 2 feet.
Aiken is a bigger version of Elora - a touristy town with lots of interesting little nooks and crannies. The roads in town are wide with overhanging branches. Must be pretty in the Spring as there are lots of magnolia trees and beautiful historic mansions. Good coffee shops and lots of antique shops. Quite the history here.
From what I read, there were three major ...
... 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 ...
... of history surrounding Aiken. I have to say I was blown away. Cathy took us to a beautiful museum with several floors and rooms to view which was housed in an old Mansion. VERY COOL!!
Historic Inns - The Wilcox Inn (1898-1940) - The doorman wouldn't let you in if you were not wearing Johnson & Murphy brand shoes. He would simply say that the Inn was full! Some of the notables who came to this Inn were: Mrs. J.J. Astor; ...
... walked from room to room in Mark’s home, I felt and saw Haven everywhere, which was strangely comforting. Some of her collectables brought back such vivid and fond memories that at times I felt like she was going to walk through the door. Her big sweet kitty, Buddy Love, hasn’t lost one of his robust 30 lbs. after years of dieting. What a love machine and great companion for Mark.
Roy and Patti managed to squeeze in a golf game on ...