Category Archives: Sightseeing

Moon Over Gaffney

I was having a particularly good day a couple of days ago. My recent birthday was happy. Work is picking up. But the icing on the cake was an email from Wall Street Journal reporter Valerie Bauerlein asking if she could … Continue reading

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It’s a Go for the Kennedy Space Center!

Now I know that when I asked if the Kennedy Space Center was appropriate for a 6-year-old, I was asking what might be the dumbest question ever. There is a whole universe of stuff for kids to do there. I’ve … Continue reading

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Mountain Top

It’s day 18 of an 18-day movie shoot and we’re all exhausted from 12+ hour days so it’s quite wonderful to spend the last day on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, North Carolina.

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Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 3

Corn mazes are something that I always thought were child’s play. That is until hubby Mike and I, along with Boston visitor Bill decided to take on the biggest one in the southeast.

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Eureka! There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 2

I was excited about the Saturday plan for our friend Bill’s yearly trip. This involved the dirty clothes day that I warned him to pack for.

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Charlotte Tourists 2013 – Day 1

As the years fly by, hosting our friend Bill’s annual visit to Charlotte gets more and more challenging to plan. We’ve hit most of the top touristy spots and I have a self-imposed rule of not repeating things. It’s a … Continue reading

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Museums Open Doors with Free Admission

Free culture! Come and get your free culture!

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Road Trip? There’s An App For That

Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure In whatever comes our way Lyrics from “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf Got a hankering to hit the open road? Before you load up the car, load up … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Calling

The ads are cheesy. An iPhone rings and the caller I.D. says Asheville, N.C. The tagline from this tourism board commercial is “Asheville’s calling. Will you answer?” Asheville has been calling me for a while but not because of the … Continue reading

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Stalking Homeland in Charlotte

The year has flown by and it’s time for the annual weekend visit from my nearly lifelong friend Bill. Although Bill would be content to spend the two and a half days sitting on a couch yacking, that is not … Continue reading

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