The Devil went Down to Georgia

At the end of good days and bad, a phone call with my mom or dad and makes everything better. A good long chat is almost always finished up with a Dr. Seuss quote – “know what you know.” Well, here’s what I know: St. Patrick’s Day is always a holiday that makes me homesick. Thank goodness I’ll be down in Georgia with my family in no time at all!

I haven’t been there since the holidays. Look at my parents house, it snowed on Christmas Day. First time since like the 1880s or something wonderfully magical. We all know I love my snow!


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Some of the adventures planned for my upcoming trip? Of course, I’ll start off daydreaming on a plane out of the city…

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I’ll spend some time relaxing. Nothing better than a glass of sweat tea, fresh fruit, cheese and crackers out on the back porch listening to the birds. Probably do some more daydreaming.

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Surely, my mom and I will have an awkward photo session. We begin with me scowling…

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…and the shoot will result in one photo deemed “least awkward.”

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Last but not least, there is an afternoon of fishing and relaxing out on Lake Allatoona in the works (weather permitting).

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I should note these photos are collected from multiple trips to Georgia; I intentionally left out the less-than-dreamy shots including:
Sunburnt armpits
Mosquito bites the size (and shape) of Illinois
The copper head in my parents front yard (documented by my mom)
The lightening strike down the street that I watched and thought I was going to die. 
…Followed closely by the three inch creepy-crawly centipede crawling on me – I think the little bugger was as scared of the lightening strike as I was!

Wish me luck down in the south – the forecast is looking like a balmy 73 degrees and sunny! 
-E

 

PS – While I don’t think the airlines would be too happy, do you think I can stick my boyfriend in my suitcase and bring him along too? 
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