Most of Saturday was spent a quarter-mile from my house at the Piankatank Ruritan Club helping my friend Lucy with her daughter's wedding reception. The Ruritan Club holds many memories that date
The wedding colors were orange and blue.
|The bride and groom|
Orange and blue happen to be the colors of my alma mater, which Son, Daughter and I visited Sunday and Monday.
|I told them the story of my very first night on grounds, |
which was in
(A fraternity party was involved.)
|Son and Daughter in front of the Rotunda, which is currently under renovation.|
|I love Thomas Jefferson.|
My friend Iris lived on the Lawn. So did Ricky Stokes.
And Edgar Allen Poe, however briefly.
From Sunday morning to Monday night, the Chesapeake Bay Family traveled over 360 miles. When you factor in my normal commute and an out-of-town trip for work, by the time Friday evening arrives this week, I will have driven an additional 500 miles.
860 miles in six days.
Although these past several days have been fun filled and action packed, I must reiterate for the record that I am living for my week of vacation in July.
These past few days have been enjoyable, in spite of