This may be my most delayed Christmas post, but here it is. We flew into Key West under beautifully clear skies. And later in the night, we told the family we were having a kid! You can see how that goes down. My mom starts flipping through the book. The last page has the announcement… […]Read more "so we celebrated christmas…3 months ago"
Christmas Day brought an amazing apple-pancake breakfast, courtesy of Colby (I really need to mentally wake up sooner so I can photograph such good things). After that, we took a drive to the airport so Dory and I could head to Key West for the rest of the holiday.Read more "so we waited at the airport and headed off for Key West"
Day 3, Dory and my last full day in Gatlinburg, brought with it a trip to Cherokee, North Carolina. Unfortunately, since it was Christmas Eve, there wasn’t a whole lot going on down there. Still, it takes more than the day before a holiday to close all of the trinket shops. And it takes even […]Read more "so we did the outdoors"
Day 2 in Gatlinburg took us to a wood carving place and the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.Read more "so we saw wood carvings and exotic fish in the mountains"
As in past years, the Greens spent the end of the year near the North Carolina-Tennessee border, this year in Gatlinburg. After crafting our Makeshift Mountain Menorah for the sixth night of Chanukah, we spent our first full day in the area at nearby Dollywood.Read more "so we went to dollywood"