Friday, July 14, 2017


Favorite activity with C & B....Look forward to more in Maine this summer...two of my favorite peeps!!!


Dinner with Mahoneys...Thanks Deb for a delicious meal!!!

Pink Flamingo house...

On Isle de Palmes....why do I feel like I need a  pepto-bismal??

Fort Sumter...

Start of Civil War....That is the actual flag that flew in 1861...

Charming Charleston....

On a carriage ride in downtown...

Charleston Welcome

A nice welcome from Bill and Cinnie....Look forward to spending more time with these folks s we are all Southerners now!!

Visiting Chareston...

Home of Cinnie and Bill and Debbie Mahoney and family....all recent transplants from New England...

Lobster In The Logo

Our current camp. The lobster is everywhere  in Maine. I think locals might use it as currency...
McDonalds here sells a lobster roll sandwich. Seriously.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A Bit Of Charleston

Charleston, SC is a great strolling town with its parks and squares and lovely homes along with a riverfront...and great restaurants....feel like we are eating our way across the USA....but this old traditional restaurant was stellar...The Olde Pink House.

Lake Jordan Open Water Swim in NC

Serious swim in the Savannah River.....trying out my new wetsuit for the above swim.....coming up in May


Total silliness

Savannah GA

Fresh fresh a very quaint setting...Bob had a monster lunch!

Rest and Relaxation at Campground

Grand Dining Room in Jekyll Island Hotel

Lived up to its name!!

Cumberland Island GA

So glad we are saving these glorious places as undeveloped ...Ruins of family mansion of Andrew Carnegie Jr....late 1800s..had 14 children.

en and lived there full time....great bike ride!

Bird Sanctuary

So many songbirds...our campground has its own bird the proud robin....

Jekyll Island, GA

Bob and I have totally fell in love with the South, especially Jekyll Island.  Love the history, maritime forest, beaches, dunes, flowers, birds. great biking, hiking, golf....gorgeous springtime weather also! Pics are Fort Frederica National Monument...1600...southern tip of colonies..Revolutionary war brought Scottish, Austrian and German soldiers and families here.  Fascinating!

St Augustine....oldest city

Oldest city in US....1520...very interesting history!

Sissy Hoopes

Bob's high school friend Pete's 97 year old  mom, Sissy, lives in Fl.. ..We visited her and Pete's brother and sister-in-law.  Fun evening....Bob has always talked so highly of I see why....what a hoot...great looks of love between the two!!!

Clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass near St Augustine FL