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Masters 2014

Stardate 91872.03   aka   8 April 2014 (photos to come when WordPress is working correctly) My friend, Nikki and I went to the Masters today. First time for me and first time for her to actually take it all in. We started our day off extra early meeting at Kroger to carpool over to the free
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2014 Spring Wine Highway – Day 3

Stardate 91845.24    aka    29 March 2014 Sarah and I started off our 3rd and final day of the Wine Growers Association’s “Spring Wine Highway Event” early yet again. We decided to try the Beringer’s 2012 White Merlot with our breakfast of danishes. We almost made it there when we stopped for some Starbucks for bathroom
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2014 Spring Wine Highway – Day 2

Stardate 91827.62 aka 23 Mar 2014 As in the other post we had to “birth” ourselves out of the side doors of the car. At least that’s how I was seeing it. LoL We repacked the car and then headed up to the bath house to shower and get ready for the day. Since there are
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2014 Spring Wine Highway – Day 1

Stardate 91824.96 aka 22 Mar 2014 The 2014 Spring Wine Highway event features 14 of the wineries in the Georgia Wine Growers Association. For $30 you can get a passport to all fourteen wineries for tastings, food, and a special GA Wine Growers wine glass. Sarah and I planned out our route and decided to
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Fun Nights

I started remembering some fun nights I’ve had at my house which are coming back to me as I start getting excited about truly getting my house clean again… My name is Charlotte and I’m a pack rat.  I want to get it pretty again so I can do more parties it’s been a few
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My 2013 Moments

Telly Award for Grits N Glory 2nd Shockey family Reunion: Chattahooga, Nashville, Memphis, Little Rock, Fort Smith, Oklahoma City, Route 66, Vicksburg, Birmingham. Met new cousins in person that I friended online Worked on some amazing projects and met some great friends and networking Honky Tonkin USA Kingz of Swing Quickly was able to get
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Washita Battlefield NHS

The Washita Battlefield National Historic Site protects the place where Lt. Col. George A Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise attack on the Southern Cheyenne village back on 27 Nov 1868. My mom, Aunt Bonnie and I walked through the welcome center to learn a little more. Then we walked along this
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Oklahoma City NM

My mom, Aunt Bonnie and I drove out to the Oklahoma City National Memorial. Mom had been back in 2004 with Aunt Linda, Aunt Mozelle and Nana Bessie but Aunt Bonnie and I have never been. We walked around the outside of the memorial first taking in the walls that allow you to enter the
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Fort Smith NHS

Fort Smith National Historic Site was a stop along our route to Oklahoma City for the 2013 Shockey Family Reunion which sits close to the state line of Oklahoma along the Arkansas River. If you want to read about the history of the Fort you can check out the website: http://www.nps.gov/fosm/index.htm My mom, Aunt Bonnie and
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Middle Sister Wines

You’re a Mischief Maker. You like to stir the pot. And because it’s usually filled with one of your fabulous culinary creations, you have lots of friends. Maybe sometimes your schemes go a bit awry, like the time you tried to fix up your brother with Cameron Diaz. But whereas the rest of the world
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Charlotte Shockey Up