In the first 32 hours of our trip, I asked my kids to ride five hours then sleep in a hotel before riding six more hour to watch basketball for 5 1/2 hours one evening.
668 miles from our house in Murray, Ky., to Charleston, S.C. The party of eight included my family of four, my mom, my mother-in-law, and my aunt and uncle. Together we rooted for two teams — Murray State and St. John’s — who played each other once.
And this was our second trip there in five months.
Two trips to the Charleston City Market. Several Christmas present purchased.
Two victories for Murray State and one loss for a second-place finish in the Charleston Classic.
One night in a hotel, three nights in a vacation rental house and one night at my aunt and uncle’s house on a lake.
Zero days of sunshine.
One day spent at Lake Murray, S.C., where my aunt and uncle live. One boat ride included.
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