Daddy Wayne and step-mom Patricia are buying a cabin near Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and are meeting with their contractor at 2 p.m., so since we are visiting, we've decided to take the RV up and spend a few days in the mountains ... specifically for the elder adults to take the younger child to a theme park. More on that news later.
Yesterday the Bell clan of three spent the morning with Grandma Jacobson at the nursing home and then went hiking around Blakely State Park with Ginger, Paul and their wee three. There were lots of spiders, snakes, armadillos, dragonflies and humongous black grasshoppers to keep all the kids entertained and the tranquility of the day took me back to the quieter days of growing up around the waters of the Tensaw and Perdido Rivers.
We finished our day with a mad dash from Spanish Fort, Ala., to Phenix City, Ala., and our miles logged in the Vue went over 1,200, with Liam sleeping in the car for four hours, needing the rest after spending two days chasing after Benny, Nalen and Zack.