Day 52 - NSC Day Four
Here are a few shots from Tuesday's final day of play at the National Scrabble Championship. And the crowd goes wild!
posted on July 31, 2008
July 30 is my wonderful wife Kay's birthday. Now that the Scrabble tournament is over, we'll get together on Thursday. Happy Birthday, sweetheart!
posted on July 30, 2008
Day of Surgery
No Scrabble pictures yet - just a request to keep my dear sister-in-law in your thoughts and prayers as she undergoes lung surgery today. I'm headed from…
posted on July 29, 2008
Even More Scrabble Boards - Day 51
Day Three of the National Scrabble Championship found me once again the back row of Division 2. The down-and-up day included one gift win and three losses in…
posted on July 28, 2008
Highs and Lows - Day 50
This was Day Two of the National Scrabble Championship. After a miserable 1-6 record on Day One, I managed to go 3-4 on Day Two, not great, but an improvement.
posted on July 27, 2008
Scrabbling - Day 49
These shots are from registration and the first morning's play at the National Scrabble Championship in Orlando, FL. Follow my progress or lack thereof online…
posted on July 26, 2008
Southern Sojourn - Day 48
Days 46 and 47 were so quiet as to inspire no pictures (unless you'd like to see pharmacies), but on Thursday we took a day trip to Sanibel Island to check out…
posted on July 24, 2008
Live at O'Shucks - Day 45
I rested all day for another Karaoke session at my new favorite bar, O'Shucks Pub and Billiards on Orlando's International Drive, where I sang an eclectic…
posted on July 21, 2008
Get Me To The Church - Day 44
My mom and I went into downtown Orlando for services at the Unitarian Church of Orlando. It's always nice to meet and worship with other UUs. The Very Hungry…
posted on July 20, 2008
Turkey Day 43
After a relaxing day of napping and watching golf and baseball on TV, I ventured out into the neighborhood for an evening walk and saw some interesting flora…
posted on July 19, 2008
Auf Wiedersehen - Day 42
On the last day of our sixth week together, our travelling party split up as Kay, Kallie and Erin headed back to Baton Rouge (with Erin being dropped off in…
posted on July 18, 2008
Downtown Disney - Day 41
I ran a few unphotographable errands during the day (oil change, haircut). After dinner we went to Ghirardelli Chocolates in Downtown Disney for ice cream.
posted on July 17, 2008
Nothing Day 40
We settled in for a day of relaxation at my parents' house in Orlando. Doing nothing included taking almost no pictures.
posted on July 16, 2008
I Saw St. Augustine - Day 39
We drove from Savannah to Orlando, stopping in St. Augustine, FL for lunch and a little sightseeing along the way. St. Augustine is the oldest city in the U.S.…
posted on July 15, 2008
Savannah Sights - Day 38
We took the trolley tour of Savannah on a hot and humid day, then went back into town during the evening for dinner and entertainment.
posted on July 14, 2008
Former Orangeburger Goes Home - Day 37
We drove from Myrtle Beach to Savannah via the small South Carolina town of Orangeburg, where I lived and worked during most of the '80s.
posted on July 13, 2008
Day 36 At The Beach
We spent the day around our hotel and at the beach. It's a beautiful place as long as you look out toward the water.
posted on July 12, 2008
Pigeon Forge With Sand - Day 35
Friday afternoon we pulled into Myrtle Beach, SC, our home for the next 42 hours. With its collection of minigolf courses and go-kart tracks, and such…
posted on July 11, 2008
Hail to Thee, Proud Delaware - Day 34
After a day of rest in Pennsylvania we got back on the road on Thursday–back to Virginia to pick up the baseball cap I left there in June and to visit our…
posted on July 10, 2008