- I’ve been obsessing over having the apartment at Auburn cleaned out on time [and to my specifications – hey, I want our deposit back!] so we decided to make a quick trip down [after I spoke at a conference in Birmingham on Thursday] to assure it was DONE.
- We ‘kidnapped’ the boys and ‘made’ them join us [actually, Drew has been wanting to drive his jeep down, and Matt knew it had to be done.]
- And, Matt has learned that one can accumulate A LOT of STUFF in just a couple of years. We’re thankful it was a furnished apartment so we did not have to deal with beds & sofas up / down three flights of stairs.
- But still, there was A LOT – and we’re also thankful that John Robert graciously offered his place for storage for a couple of weeks and that Kent was available to help load and move everything.
- As a reward we made a quick decision to head on down to Panama City Beach for a couple of nights – beautiful water [NO OIL] and so much fun to just *BE* with our boys. We haven’t been to PCB in many years…
- Stayed at a fun family place and enjoyed the little [yes] lazy river, on-site facilities, and movie night on the beach.
- It was interesting [and kind of sad] to see how much PCB has changed over the years [bigger buildings, less beach, and a multitude of bars. And karaoke – ha.]
- Drew rented a cat and he and Craig had great time sailing away the morning…
- We ate seafood a couple of different times [and will admit that Montego Bay was good, but decided that nothing can compare to Tacky Jack’s in our minds.]
- And decided that, while it’s fun to see new beaches, we’ll always like Gulf Shores best.
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