Well, it’s been a weird year so far. In January, I was excited for the festival season to start here and, in February, I was anxious to entice a friend here for one of the many local foot races. And then we started the stay-at-home mitigation in March to try to slow down or prevent the spread of Covid 19.
It’s been 6 months and, in that time, I have learned: Continue reading Best Laid Plans – Covid Edition
There is this jingle that plays here that gets stuck in our heads. It’s an ad for Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, so it may be played nationally, I don’t know. What I do know that it plays here all the time, almost as frequently as political ads in an election year. Once it sneaks into your brain, you are lost. You will be singing it in car and the shower.
Myrtle Beach is somewhere between four and five hours away from Henry County. Virginia Beach is around five hours from Henry County and the Outer Banks in North Carolina are closer to six hours, so considering a trip to Myrtle Beach is not unreasonable.
We haven’t been to the beach yet but we’d like to go. The lure of the ad is strong but it looks like it has the potential to be crowded. Anyone have any recommendations for low volume yet still touristy spots?
“Hi, I’m Carl! I have a belly full of hot cocoa mix and a head full of marshmallows. Take me home, heat up a pot of milk, and watch me melt away into delicious hot chocolate. I’m only around once a year, so drink up while you can.” — Carl Continue reading Carl The Snowman