Larne Elementary Veterans Day Program

Monday morning Jeff & I were at Larne Elementary to celebrate Veterans Day with Mason. The school always provides a really good breakfast for us, and then each veteran is introduced in the assembly. Mason’s teacher, who is a friend from church, took this picture of us as that was happening. That’s Mrs Stine, the […]

Emory and Henry

Last Tuesday, when we were starting out on our Virginia trip with our church Forever Young group, we had lunch at Emory and Henry College, and toured the new Arts Center.  We did not, however, have time to visit the chapel, so we made a stop on the way home just to peek inside the […]

Wednesday evening in VA

Last week when we were in Abingdon, Meg & I spent some time before supper Weds evening wandering around the grounds of the Martha Washington Inn.  They had lovely gardens tucked into every nook and cranny.  So pretty. That evening was the ghost tour.  So much fun, and such great history of the area.  We […]

Abingdon Muster Grounds

When we were in Virginia on the trip with our Forever Young group from church, my friend Pam’s aunt, who lives there, made arrangements for one of the historical interpreters that she is good friends with to come to the Muster Grounds and present a program for us.  It was so, so good.  She talked […]

Home Soccer Game

Last Sunday the girls and I got home from Beaufort just in time for Jeff & me to get to Clara’s soccer game not TOO late.   They played hard & even though they lost, it was much closer than the last time they played this team earlier in the season.  It was a beautiful afternoon […]

Reconstruction National Historic Park

This new national part, formerly a national monument, is very interesting.  It is actually made up of several different sites, including a couple of St Helena Island that are tied to the beginning of the Penn Center, and the camp at the Naval Hospital.  Tours are offered to those sites on different days, and the […]

Sheldon Church Ruins

This weekend Lindee, Addie, & I went on our annual birthday trip to Beaufort, SC.  What a great time we had, and what a wonderful place to visit.  Our first stop was before we actually got into Beaufort, where we stopped to explore the Sheldon Church Ruins, a church that was built before the Revolutionary […]