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Written Word Wednesday – April 22 (Yes, I know it's Thursday, but just pretend it's Wednesday okay? Rick Bragg recounts the life of his grandfather in Ava's Man, his second book. He was just a man, I guess, whose wings never quite fit him right, who built dozens of pretty houses for Depression-era wages and […]

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Playing catch up a little bit with my Photos of the Day. March 19 – I went home for a visit and went by an old, old home that belonged to my great-great uncle who passed away several years ago. Last week arsonists burned it down. So sad. I'll be posting more about it soon […]

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Just a few (okay, more than a few) photos from our trip to the Biltmore House. I’ll be back later this week with my thoughts on The Biltmore and the surrounding area as well as thoughts on traveling with a GPS for the first time and how DS did on theĀ tour. Oh and probably more […]

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So a few weeks ago we headed to Fort Toulouse/Ft. Jackson forĀ Frontier Days. I went last year on a field trip while subbing in 1st grade and wanted to take DS back to see it. We had to go on Sunday, the last day and even though things were starting to wind down it was […]

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