A good friend is planning on getting married in Durham, NC this coming June. She mentioned it to me and I mentioned it to Jeremy and then said, you know maybe we could take a couple weeks and go for a road trip?
And then didn’t say anything else. Because you don’t wanna play all your cards at once, you know? First you lay down an interesting one and then you wait, just a little.
So I came home from work last night and said, ‘You know, if we were to do a road trip this summer, maybe we could go to Nashville.’
And I knew I was on to a winner when he said, ‘Yeah I was thinking the same thing, and maybe New Orleans too.’
And then I was like, ‘Dollywood? I’ve never been to Dollywood, and that’s just wrong. We’d probably have to pack some granola bars for you though, I don’t think they cater to vegetarians at Dollywood.’
And while he wasn’t as excited as I was about Dollywood there was still a glimmer of interest. So where else should we go? I haven’t seen a whole lot of the south save for a trip to South Carolina when I was a kid and a bus ride to Florida with the BRMM in 1995. Any William Faulkner or Flannery O’Connor themed sites I should know about? And Harper Lee, I know she’s a recluse, but she’d want to meet me wouldn’t she? Where’s she live?