Monthly Archives: June 2017

Fontana Village Vacation, Day 8

6/16/17 Today we all went home. As is traditional, we left early and then drove to Franklin, NC to eat breakfast at Shoney’s. We live in different towns in Georgia, but we all pass through Franklin on the way home, … Continue reading

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Fontana Village Vacation, Day 7

6/15/17 Not much happened today. As is traditional for our Fontana vacation, we had a big breakfast cooked by my older brother-in-law. The rest of the morning several of us sat and talked on the front porch. It was a … Continue reading

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Fontana Village Vacation, Day 6

6/14/17 Today my family rented a pontoon boat at Fontana Lake. This lake was created when Fontana Dam was built. The view was great. We always spend part of the time dragging people on the inner tube. Jenny and Molly … Continue reading

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Fontana Village Vacation, Day 5

6/13/17 Today I drove to the bottom of the Fontana Dam. I visited the top of the dam on Sunday (6/11) with one of my nephews, but we could not visit the bottom. Some police and military were there conducting … Continue reading

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Fontana Village Vacation, Day 4

6/12/17 The past two mornings I wore a light jacket outside, but today was warmer. After my father and I went to the general store for some free coffee, I sat at a table on the front porch of my … Continue reading

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Fontana Village Vacation, Day 3

6/11/17 – A photographic tour of the village The recreation building was the school when the village residents were building the dam in the 1940s. Some of the other original buildings are still here as well. I could not take … Continue reading

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Fontana Village Vacation, Day 2

6/10/17 One of my sisters arrived with her family last night. I was sitting in the lodge waiting for them when they arrived. This morning we drove to Robbinsville to buy groceries.┬áMy other sister will arrive with her family later … Continue reading

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Fontana Village Vacation, Day 1

(Note: I wrote these posts while on vacation with my family, but I did not post them until I returned home. Each post will begin with the date on which I wrote it.) 6/9/17 Today begins a yearly tradition for … Continue reading

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I Am Back

The last few months have been challenging. Due to time and other difficulties I did not remain active with my blogs. Writing during that time would have been very difficult, but it bothered me that I had allowed my blogs … Continue reading

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