Day 23 – Columbia is Satan’s belly button
As hot as his belly button anyway. Katie and I are hanging out with Jamie, Lance. and Anabelle in Claussen’s Inn in Five Points. We walked around, shopped a little and sweated like a crew of roofers rolling out tarpaper. Of course, I can sweat gracefully and somehow look adorable with giant sweaty pits and wet clumps of hair sticking to my neck. Can you visualize (or better yet smellualize) the loveliness?
I think I’ve established that a) it’s really hot and b) I sweat a lot! But on to the more fun part. I had a great time with Katie; she’s been fun and a great help with the little ones. Anabelle and I had some serious sweaty bonding as carried her all over Five Points. We even went to Andy’s Deli and Andy serves a super astronaut sandwich with his special dipping sauce — yum. It was great seeing a familiar face from my days at Carolina and hear Andy call Katie, “my dear,” and Lance, “my friend.” I certainly never imagined 25 years ago that I’d take my daughter to eat at Andy’s.
We also saw the Hootie statue (silver loopy thing Lance really liked on Hootie Blvd,
Tomorrow we’re off to the zoo! Can’t