Tomorrow is the autumnal equinox.  To celebrate the first day of fall, I joined Glynda, Mom, and Dad in a trip to the Caro-Mi restaurant near Tryon, NC.  It was a beautiful evening, so we were up for a drive to the Pacolet River Valley.  Having never been before, I figured it warranted a review. … Continue reading Caro-Mi

First Powerball

A bit o’ history.  My mother is extremely lucky.  During her lifetime she has won many prizes in various drawings, including one large doll, not one, but two 21-inch televisions (in separate drawings), and a 1931 Ford A-Model – an honest-to-goodness antique car that probably financed a good bit of my college education when it … Continue reading First Powerball