We left Gaffney at 11:00 am and started making our way to Alabama. We had to make a few stops in Greenville. (Thank you Jessica and Chris for your gift! I know it will come in handy these first few weeks!)
Then we headed down the road. Here is my road trip survival kit: A Rt. 44 Cherry Limeade from Sonic, A great Karen Kingsbury Book, and a new crochet project.
Andrew wanted to make a stop in Atlanta, so we could eat at The Varsity. We could have taken 285 and gone around Atlanta, but instead we took 85 right into Atlanta.
|He looks ready to eat!|
|Yes, I am a Big Dork!|
Getting out of Atlanta, we got in bad traffic, but we just rolled with it. About 30 miles outside of Atlanta, I got a turn driving. We finally made it to Alabama, and I tried to take a picture of the sign with my iPhone, while I was driving. But it just didn't work. All I got were trees. Andrew was sleeping, so I didn't think it was necessary to wake him up just to take a picture. We drove by Talladega Superspeedway, which was cool to see. We also drove by the Boy Scouts of America Headquarters, and Andrew got really excited about that! I think we will be having to make a stop on the way home, or we might just go one day while we are down here, and are looking for things to do. I can't wait to get a picture of Andrew, holding his son, in front of the Boy Scout sign. I drove the rest of the way, until we were at a standstill in traffic, and we did a "Chinese fire drill" and Andrew drove the remaining 15 miles. For some reason, he just isn't comfortable with me driving in heavy traffic...I wonder why?? J/K We got to our hotel, and checked in. We were able to use Andrew's priority club points for the reservations, and only had to pay $30/night for the first 3 nights, and then the last night we are here, we have to pay full price. But they did upgrade us to a 1 bedroom suite, rather then the studio, and it is wonderful having the extra space.
|Kitchen / Desk|
|All ready for the baby|