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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Anything can happen Thursdays!

I have the best family ever!!!!  It seems now when more than two of us are gathered together, on a Thursday it turns into "Anything Can Happen Thursday".  Meaning that we pile into a vehicle and head out for a days excursion.  Well today while we were back in Columbus visiting we once again enjoyed a "ACHT" (had to shorten it).  Mike and I joined my brother Gary, our niece Faith and her husband Tim and headed off first for lunch at Caines Chicken, YUM!


From here we piled back into the van and headed up to Mt Vernon.  We ended up at Ariel Foundation Park in Mt Vernon.  They have taken the remnants of the old Owens Corning Glass factory and made it into a park.  Mike and I had been there before but we wanted to share it with the group.  It was an awesome afternoon.

Sea of glass

Niece Faith and her hubby Tim

Just a little fun

Remnants from the old factory

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Brother Gary












I asked the guys to stand together so I could get a picture and this is what they did.

Okay that's better
Big brother.




Reflecting pond



Faith and Tim at the structural steel hill


An awesome view of the park from the top of the hill



Who is that behind the HUGE leaf?





Amazing sculptures from the remnants of the old factory

Mike, Faith & Tim climbed to the top of the stairs.

Gary and I hung out down below.

Thanks to Faith for taking these for me.




Thursday, October 27, 2016

October 25, 2016 A Perfect Day in October for sailing

A beautiful day for sailing, that is all that needs to be said.









Downtown New Bern



Check out the guy at the top of the mast.



Heel!




Bringing down the mainsail 



Cruising back the fairway to our marina