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Carolina Balloon Fest 2010

Saturday we went to Statesville Regional Airport in Statesville, North Carolina for the 2010 Carolina Balloon Fest. This year the weather was beautiful and they had a great turnout. A huge crowd of people came out to watch the Saturday afternoon Mass Ascention. It was quite a sight to see.…

Moon over Zion National Park

I was looking back over pictures from this summer's trip out west to see the Grand Canyon and other attractions in Arizona, Colorado, and Utah. One of our favorite places was Zion National Park in Utah. We stepped off the tour bus that runs through the canyon at Zion to…

St. Mary’s Chocolate Festival 2010

Saturday, the 22nd Annual St. Mary's Chocolate Festival was held in Aiken. The event is a fund raiser for Saint Mary Help of Christians Catholic School. The school grounds were covered with activities for all ages. There were carnival games, flowers, pumpkins, paint ball, live entertainment, a rock climbing wall,…

Aiken Railroad Depot Grand Opening

Saturday was the Grand Opening of the Aiken Railroad Depot. After ten years of planning and construction, many people came out to celebrate the occasion. The day started with a Transportation parade that ended at the depot. The building has been complete and two old railroadcars have been partially restored.