To The Beach and Back
My “better half” and I spent last week, along with our close friends, at Folly Beach, SC. We’ve been going there for many years for some rest and relaxation and Folly is one of the few beach communities that have managed to maintain its character. You truly are entering a slower pace of life once on the island.
Getting there, however, was no exercise in calmness and serenity. In fact, there was more than once that I wasn’t sure we’d live long enough to get to enjoy a vacation. Traffic on the interstates was crazy and dangerous. We were nearly in a multi-car accident near Hendersonville before we even got off the mountain thanks to a driver trying to save a few seconds by inserting herself into a 10’ space at 70 mph.
In drivers’ education, I recall being trained to leave 1 car length ...