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  • A Weekend at Amicalola Falls State Park

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    I spent last weekend at Amicalola Falls State Park in Georgia for a much appreciated quick getaway. Amicalola Falls State Park is located in the North Georgia Mountains. Its main attraction is a 729 foot waterfall (the biggest in the state) but the 829 acre park also features a beautiful lodge with a restaurant, cabins, [...]

  • Weekend Getaway: Arrival in Mexico

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    Hi everyone! I’m currently on my way back to the US after a long weekend in Mexico. I think this was the longest break I’ve had from blogging (three days) since I started this blog. I knew going into the weekend that the hotel had WiFi in the lobby but not the rooms and I [...]

  • Asheville Part One: Eat and Drink

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    Our quick getaway to Asheville was great!  The Western North Carolina mountains hold a special place in my heart after spending my summers in college as a counselor at Camp Wayfarer. I worked there for three summers and Brandon joined me for two of them. Asheville is a fun mountain town full of interesting shops, [...]

  • Charleston Part One: Oyster Roasting

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    Greetings from Charleston, South Carolina! We arrived yesterday around 1 p.m. Brandon handled the driving responsibilities while I researched afternoon activities. I discovered the fun of Internet browsing in the car by using Brandon’s Droid to connect his netbook. It’s prime oyster season in Charleston and Brandon’s only request was that we find somewhere to [...]