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Mini-Vacation in North Carolina ~ Day I

Welcome Center Tennessee/North Carolina line

Last week, John, McKayla and I headed to North Carolina to visit with my Papa, Mom and Step-Dad and have a chance to see my Mema in the nursing home. I had been trying for months to make the trip, but getting everything to fit into place was proving difficult; John's work schedule, doctor appointments and dog name a few.

The stars aligned and the Angels sang and we were finally able to make the trip!

We loaded up the Kia Sunday (7-6) morning and headed out. We only had one goal in mind and that was to arrive safely. No schedule to make. No set time to be there. Just arrive.

We took plenty of potty of the joys of traveling 6 hours with a 5 year old LOL and just enjoyed the scenery. And apparently I was feeling rather artistic that day b/c that seems to be the theme of my pictures LOL

One picturesque place was the Welcome Center near the Tennessee/North Carolina line.....this place holds lots of memories for me, as this is where we always met Mema and Papa for a picnic several times a year.

We arrived at Mema and Papa's about 6ish after a safe and uneventful trip. While the trip took us through beautiful country, it was finally nice to be able to be out of the car for more than a few minutes.

More vacation fun to come later. I've decided to split up the posts by day, otherwise I'd be flooding your servers with all the pictures I took.


  1. Great pictures!!! So pretty! I'm glad you had a safe and fun trip and I look forward to seeing the rest of your posts. :)

    1. Thanks! They won't be as pretty as these, but WILL be of horses. :-D


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