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Happy Halloween! Ribbit!

Thanks to a consignment shop, Schäfer was a frog for Halloween. I know! A froggie –two years in a row! But who could pass up this $6 outfit?

Schäfer and Grandmaw.

Time to go trick-or-treating.

Boy that house sure is far away. Carry me please!

Schäfer and his Nanamaw.

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33 Days on the Road = 4,492 Miles*

*Not including a few trips to Sonic

The Long Road Home

10.27 – 10.31.08

After Hubs visited his brother, it was time to go home to Arkansas. Over the course of 5 days, we visited 7 families in 6 States. Unfortunately, many of the visits were only for just a few hours or an overnight stay, but it was so wonderful to be able to reconnect

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Meanwhile, Back in North Carolina

10.24 – 10.26.08


On Friday, we got our shopping ON at the JCPenny Outlet. I’m talking about flannel shirts in a size Tall for $6.99. Why that’s Hubs love language!

After some yummy Chick-fil-A, we got Schäfer bathed and in bed. Then, it was time for a late night Wal-Mart excursion.

People, Halloween isn’t

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Charleston: Day 2

SUNDAY 10.26.08

My final day in Charleston was simple.

Breakfast was biscuits and gravy at Poogan’s Porch. The biscuits and gravy is really all you need with the complimentary baskets of buttermilk biscuits and honeybutter. In fact, I wish I could just order a basket of the latter, but that wasn’t an option.

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Charleston: Day 1

SATURDAY 10.25.08

After surviving the flash flood, it was great to be with my younger brother who is currently stationed in Charleston.

Charleston is a wonderful city with lots of pre-revolutionary architecture to go along with the rich history.

Downtown is still lit by gas lamp.

Swings were everywhere.

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