Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving with Family 2009

I hope everyone had a great day today! We got up before daylight and on the road at 7:00. We picked up mom and headed for Beaufort, NC about three hours east. I took the MiFi with us to test it on the road. WOW, I can play games, check email and be online, there's nothing better than that. I know we'll do well on the road, as long as we have connection, yes, I know there will be times the Verizon wireless won't connect. I can deal with that, but sure is nice to be in the car and be connected.

We hit lots of fog and it didn't clear up till we hit New Bern area. We could barely see the signs to know where to turn and the stop lights were terrible to try to pick out.

We stayed with Jim's sister (Sharon) and her friend (Jim). They live right on the North River, Bogue Sound looking at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Gorgeous area. The water comes right up to the house when there's hurricanes or remnants of tropical depressions like IDA.

This is me looking over toward Harkers Island.

A neat little tree and dead tree in the yard across the street. I like dead trees with a personality.
My mom (Vena) Jim (Sharon's Friend) and mother-in-law (Alberta)

This is the bridge at Harkers Island in the distance.

Robin (Jim's other sister) Me, and Alberta

We had some really good home cooking Southern Style. Lots of food and everyone took home some of their favorites. We spent the evening talking about our upcoming life in the RV and even went geocaching before the sunset. We found two out of three. I didn't even think to check on sunset pictures, but we're facing east toward the Atlantic Ocean.

A great day with a great bunch of people. I'll post a lot more pictures later this weekend and put them on the right side of the blog. We'll be leaving early in the morning for back home.


Randy and Pam Warner said...

Looks like you had a good time. Happy Thanksgiving

KarenInTheWoods and Steveio said...

Ohhh looks like you had a great day! We drove our motorhome once to New Bern, and managed that tangle of all those highways twisted and elevated way up in the air! All to get to a yarn store, and we parked by some big historical mansion down the street. Once I got what we needed, we manuvered our big rig back out again on those same twisty turney highways out again. Whew!