A Quick Trip to Arden

I was really craving German food. Since the closing of Haus Edleweiss in Greenville there has been no way to satisfy that craving locally. My sister, Glynda, and I decided to make a quick trip up to Arden, NC, to the Black Forest Cafe to celebrate Octoberfest in style. We also found a potential shopping … Continue reading A Quick Trip to Arden

Paddling Partners

I was pleasantly surprised at how many people went on our last paddling excursion on the Enoree and Broad Rivers. In addition to our regular Lowcountry Unfiltered group, we had seven others from the Upstate and Midlands. There are several others from fairly close by that would have gone if they hadn’t had prior conflicts. … Continue reading Paddling Partners

Paranormal Activity

Apart from being the title of a movie I’ll probably never see, “paranormal activity” seems to be the phrase du jour right now. It’s the phrase people use when they want to tell ghost stories, but also want to sound all sciency and stuff. It ranks right up there with another currently popular phrase, “unexplained … Continue reading Paranormal Activity

Olivia

In all of the hustle of having the flu and then catching up at work, I somehow neglected to acknowledge a HUGE event in our family on this website. I have a new great niece! Olivia Emily Caddell was born a week ago on October 7 to my nephew Chip and his wife Anna. According … Continue reading Olivia

Fever!

Fever! In the morning Fever all through the night… (with apologies to Peggy Lee) Starting sometime Sunday I began running a fever of about 100 degrees. I knew something wasn’t quite right Sunday morni Fever! In the morning Fever all through the night… (with apologies to Peggy Lee) Starting sometime Sunday I began running a … Continue reading Fever!