Twin Pines Resort and Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Sterrett
... guests. Apparently there was a local dog show in town.
We were tired from travel and went out to a local Vietnamese restaurant for a meal. A little bit of shopping then back to relax at the hotel. Quiet night.
... on Sunday. We laid around all morning before we made a last minute decision to leave a day early (Saturday) to spend the night in Savannah. We would make it to Savannah for a late dinner at The Olde Pink House, a Savannah icon, and then have time Sunday morning to walk around Savannah before heading over to Charleston for our walking tour. I've never visited Savannah, so I was very pleased with this plan!
... from our morning
visit to the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Husband Jesse was away at a
convention in Las Vegas and Toni Ann says she doesn’t do pictures, but Little
Jesse and Jen were eager to be photographed. Toni Ann presents a picture of
life in the South for a New Yorker as purgatory in the South and (armed with a
degree in elementary education) home schools her children rather than let them
... path from the kitchen to the main house became known as the whistling walk.
The Civil rights museum was distressing and moving and informative. We learned about the segretation that existed in Birmingham up until the mid seventies.
We stopped into a roasted peanut factory that is still roasting in machines that are over a century old. We ate peanuts fresh out of the roasters. The smell was amazing.
... going and get excited. I've been doing some research on the Fitzgerald family that we are related to. They built several tower castles on the Dingle peninsula and at least one is open to look at. We need to plan on going there. We found a site on Lough Gur where a storyteller told about the Lord of Desmond (who was a Fitzgerald) who haunts the lake. Who knew we had a ghost in the ...