saturday morning we got up and i had brunch with carol and quinton. it was great to see her and catch up with everything happening in her life. we always have a great time laughing and catching up.
i took some time to go shopping by myself and get some things for andy.
i went by my parents house to feed the cats and play with them for a minute. (andy went by our house to check on things).
we packed said goodbye and headed back to greeneville. it was great seeing every one while we were in charlotte.
charlotte city limits
since we didn’t have the dog we were able to take our time and explore on the way home. we stopped by montreat.
moon is shinning
it was so much different going through the campus when no students were there. it was like a ghost town. a perfect ghost town. it was great to walk around a little bit with andy and remember all the things that come with montreat.
it was so pretty with the bare trees – no leaves and no crazy youth. we stood on the damn and just looked at all the beauty.
we stopped by the stores (and got a shirt). when we left there we went by the grove park inn to see the ginger bread houses. when we pulled up to the gate (you have to pay to park at Christmas) she asked if we were a guest. we said no and she asked if we were going to have dinner or drinks. we said no we wanted to see the houses. she told us that it was closed to the public…but if we went in and got a drink and happened to see them that would be fine. so we said fine we were getting a drink and went on. they were so pretty. it was like nothing you have ever seen before.
this one was my favorite out of all of them. (and it only made top 10 – not even first). oh well. it was really neat to see the details of this creation.
we had a great time seeing them and it showed me i don’t need to enter next year!
we got home to greeneville later that night and had lights on the house and deer in the yard and a snowman in the yard. a lady stopped by today and asked if she could see the snowman and wanted to know everything i did about it since she loved it so much.
a few things to note about the week we were in charlotte.
dad called on thanksgiving to say otis had a seizure in the truck. he is fine though.
i spent some time reading the twilight books. i read the first one a while ago and it took me such a long time to get through and i had no intentions of reading the rest of them. but i saw the preview for the last movie and decided it looked great so i wanted to see it.
the last thing is that it is weird to be “coming home to greeneville” and to be leaving charlotte behind. no matter how many times we talk about it…it is still weird. i think it is because for so long charlotte was home…it was the place i was always going to not the place i was returning from….