Middleton Place

We got up early enough for breakfast at the Lake House on the grounds. It was a bit odd. There was no one to greet or seat us. We just wandered in and helped ourselves to a very nice full breakfast. I guess they figured that anyone who was there belonged there. After breakfast we … Continue reading Middleton Place

Middleton Inn

Laura said she really needed a weekend away before school got ramped up. Her only requirements were (1) that it had a decent outdoor pool and (2) that it be in a town where where we hardly know anyone. My suggestion of the Newberry YMCA didn’t go over very well. We went online and searched … Continue reading Middleton Inn

San Francisco in a Day

How does one see a city as diverse as San Francisco in only one day? You can’t. We did try our best, though. Today we were headed into the city proper, so Laura pulled out the guide books and picked the top three things she wanted to see/do in the city today. We managed to … Continue reading San Francisco in a Day

Fish, Fish, Fish

No trip to this area would be complete without a trip to the Monterrey Peninsula and a visit to the Monterrey Bay Aquarium. We got an early start this morning and drove straight on down. Traffic was not too bad. The route took us over hills, through ancient eucalyptus groves, past farms, and finally past … Continue reading Fish, Fish, Fish