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After a short but sweet stay near Destin, FL at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, we hopped back into Roberta for the 5-hour drive to The Big Easy, New Orleans, LA, a place neither of us had ever been. New Orleans (or NOLA if you’re from the area) is located at the mouth of the mighty Mississippi river, and is the heart and soul of the state of Louisiana. NOLA is a… Read More

I love lists. There’s no 2 ways about it. If it weren’t for lists, I’d probably walk around running into walls half the time. They help me get things done and keep things organized. Morgan and I had a HUGE running list of stuff we needed for this trip, and we still forgot a few things, but not nearly as many as we would have without double and triple checking our RV prep list. But on… Read More

They say home is where the heart is. If that’s in fact true, then I would easily classify Ponte Vedra, FL, a beach community just south of Jacksonville, as part of my home. I lived there part of the summer between my Junior and Senior year of college for an internship with my aunt Kathy’s company, Raymond James Financial. In addition, Kathy and my uncle Matt (my dad’s brother), and my first… Read More

After leaving Charleston, I wasn’t sure what to expect regarding our next destination:  Savannah, Georgia. Rumors preceded it… “Savannah is a blue-collar Charleston”  “It’s the Jewel of Georgia”, “The St. Patty’s Day celebration is one of the best in the South”, and things of the sort.  Sometimes I don’t like to know anything about a city until I get there in order to have an unbiased opinion.  Some things that I might… Read More

Charleston is the oldest city in South Carolina and you feel it.  As you stroll through the cobblestone streets, you see horse-drawn city tours, mid 18th century homes and sprawling old growth trees.  It’s a city with deep-rooted culture.