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Touring Charleston

My dad and stepmom visited the Lowcountry this past weekend–the end cap of a two-week tour of some eastern states and a train ride through the South. People still travel by train. It was a lucky weekend to be in Charleston, John was actually off work and the weather was beautiful. Not a drop of rain. Almost no humidity. And Sunday even felt a little cold compared to the soaring temperatures we’re used to. (None of this lasted). We didn’t have much on the agenda but relaxing and eating and letting the baby play with two of her many grandparents. […]

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Asheville

I was incredibly lazy last week. Every night I thought about writing, I really did, but then I thought about sitting on the couch watching TV after the baby went to bed. The latter won. Everyday. And the best part was I was totally fine with it. To really bring home the fact of how lazy I was, I only had a four day work week. My mom came into town Friday and we spent the weekend exploring my second favorite North Carolina city (to Charlotte), Asheville. Asheville is a quirky little town in the blue ridge mountains, about 4 hours from Charleston. The […]

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Mission: Miami

At some point when we had just started dating, I told John I wanted to visit every baseball stadium in my lifetime. John decided this was not an acceptable lifetime goal and we had to accomplish this in the next few years. We did many of the Western and Midwestern teams on our road trip move to Charleston, and since living in the South, we’ve done a smattering in the surrounding states, but nothing really outside of driving distance. John decided he was taking the weekend off and that we would fly down to Miami to see a game, and also get to know […]

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