FRIDAY KNIGHTS’ LIGHTS

FRIDAY KNIGHTS’ LIGHTS

The Charlotte Knights are the Chicago White Sox Triple A baseball team. Karen and I donned our Cubs gear and headed for the BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte Friday (8-18-22) to watch a game before their season ended. Severe thunderstorms were forecast to pass...
2% LIGHT

2% LIGHT

With the surrounding areas that would provide total eclipse viewing packed with sky gazers and the traffic to and from predicted to be worse than dire, I opted to watch the 2017 event thirty-minutes from home on Lake Wylie in North Carolina. The morning was clear and...
CHARLOTTE’S FUNNY BUS

CHARLOTTE’S FUNNY BUS

Karen and I like to take a tour or two when we move to a new city to learn some of the history and be able to point out major landmarks to our visitors. Sunday ((8-13-17) was overcast and iffy for most outdoor adventures so we opted for the FUNNY BUS tour of downtown...
BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

Friday (7-21-17) Karen and I fled the relentless heat in Charlotte and headed for relief in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We booked two nights in the Brewery B&B in Plumtree. I can’t say enough about how nice the Young family that owns this enterprise and their...

GASTONIAN FOURTH OF JULY

Karen and I drove east of Charlotte to Gastonia, North Carolina on July 4th, 2017 to join the City’s 140th birthday celebration and Independence Day Party. Gastonia closed eight blocks in its historic downtown area for the bash. The vacant store fronts along...

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