Monday, July 12, 2010

Blue Ridge: Day One

We had a safe, although long (8 hours), journey to Blue Ridge, Georgia yesterday, and when we arrived at our lodge, we were welcomed by a beautiful gift basket of goodies, a box of fried apple pies from Mercier Orchards, and ice cream and apple cider in the refrigerator -- all compliments of our gracious hosts, Lissa and Gary Knight. Thank you, Gary and Lissa. What a wonderful way to start our family vacation!

I was the first one up this morning (not a surprise), and was greeted by a soft gentle mist falling outside ...

Toccoa River

The sun is peeping through the clouds as I write this, and it looks like a good day to spend inside, resting from our trip and just "hanging out" together in Gary's beautiful lodge.

We have snacks to eat ...

Games to play ...


Puzzles to work ...

Good movies to watch ...

And lots of swinging and rocking and visiting to do ...

To be continued ...

6 comments:

Tonja said...

I envy you! I hope your vacation is full of fun and play and rest and relaxation and hugs and yummy food! That should about cover it, don't ya think?

Have fun, take pictures and make sweet memories!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Love where you are staying. How pretty!

XO,

Sheila :-)

racheld said...

We were driving North as well, yesterday---got home about midnight. I know you're having a grand time with all the family in that lovely place.

Someday, we're gonna manage to get ALL the kids and GRANDS into one place at one time, and just BE together for a good ole time.

Have a WONDERFUL trip!!

lisaschaos said...

Heaven! I believe you just described heaven!

Carolyn said...

Can you see me glowing "yellow with envy"? Looks like a beautiful, peaceful place to be.

Have fun and make lots of memories.

Carolyn

Beth at Aunties said...

Such a perfect place for family memories to be made. Enjoy!~♥


ps I smiled at your clorox wipe container next to your snacks. You are a lady after my own heart!:)