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Old Try

The Queen City


The last one to go. 

We caught a jet plane down and celebrated the marriage of the last of Marianna's college roommates. She lives in Charlotte and so does her husband and so then friends from all over made it to the little chapel that once belonged to an orphanage that is now a National Historic Landmark. Then we skipped over to the Mint museum to shake it.

We also made it to Forest Hills where...

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Remnant sitting on our old porch in Somerville

I just got to say I love our friends at Remnant.

They are married and they make magic and I've known them since Atlanta and we're working with them to make a bag for Old Try, and it's going to be cotton (waxed?) and leather and it's going to be so amazing and I just go to their blogand I see the things they make and whether it's for the company or...

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Every time we  drive down from Raleigh to see Marianna's family in Wilmington, we stop in Warsaw. And not just because Warsaw is such an awesome name, no sir.

We stop because we are beckoned by barbecue. Smithfield barbecue, to be exact.

Where all the Warsawians and weary travelers gather to share hush puppies (NC style, in Bama they are shaped like golf balls), and sweettea and swap stories about...

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