Monday, March 26, 2012

Memory Monday:Trip To North Carolina

The summer of 2003 - was Emily's 21st birthday.  Earlier in the year our good friend Candace had gotten married and moved to North Carolina (husband in Army/Militiary).  This was such a special trip for a few reasons. 
-my first plane ride
-only like 2nd or 3rd trip not taken with parents
-the fun we had!

After half a day of flying we get to North Carolina.  Eddie and Ace pick us up from the airport and proceed to drive another 2 hours to their house. Eddie started grilling out while Ace, Em, and I made a beer run.  Emily challenged Eddie to a toe to toe battle with crown and coke.  Not the best plan, however I have to say she held her own for most of the night.  *most*...well the next day Eddie took us to a water park at a lake.  We climbed tall wooden towers in the middle lake and swung out on ropes and zipped down ziplines.  This was by far my favorite day.  Later we went to a little hole in the wall bar where laughed and drank and played darts.  Needless to say the next day we slept in and re-cooped.  That night we went to a dance club.  One side of the club was hip-hop and the other country. We danced and took shots.  When we were leaving this guy just kept calling out, "angel, my angel".  The order and exact details are a little fuzzy....due mainly to alcohol at the time and the fact that its been almost 10 years.  I was so happy to get to see our dear friends.  Eddie- by far one of funnest people ever!  A trip I will never forget...

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