Tuesday

Tahoe Tuesday

This weekend The Hunger Games was on TV. I just love that movie. Here I am watching intently-

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I hope Matt and Michelle will take me to see Mockingjay this weekend. I heard cats get into the theater for free!

Wednesday

Georgia Tech Homecoming

While traveling south from Great Smoky Mountains NP toward Florida, we stopped off at Georgia Tech for Homecoming!  Hard to believe Matt graduated 5 years ago!  We enjoyed some special homecoming events on Friday (like the Mini 500 tricycle race) and the football game on Saturday.

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Campus is partially divided by I-75/85 that goes right through midtown Atlanta.  The downtown skyline makes for a great backdrop for the football games.  Can you spot an olympic torch in the photo?!
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"Pomping" large displays with tissue paper is part of the Homecoming competition between various campus organizations.  Unfortunately high winds left this 30'+ tall display in a pile on the ground by the next morning.
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New Clough building - named after a former university president.  Seen the movie "The Internship"?  It was filmed in and around this building!
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Matt's old mailbox in the middle - only if he could remember the combination...
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Glen freshman dorm undergoing a complete renovation.  It's right across the street from the football stadium!  Oh good memories.
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Ouch, a bit morbid for Homecoming don't you think!?
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The classic Wrambin' Wreck!
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Nice halloween costume - it's Tech Tower and the "T" is missing!
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Enjoyed a low country boil at the Delta Chi Fraternity house - great to see brothers again.  Excited to see the house expansion come to life.
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Zach.  I need not say more.
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Go TECH!  Great to have a Homecoming Victory!  If it just wasn't so cold...
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Before leaving Atlanta we made a point to visit the High Museum of Art.  Not nearly as large as Boston's fine arts museum, but still a very good experience.
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Classic European fine art.
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Wow, can you believe that the veil is made of stone?  What talent it took to carve this marble statue.
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Our favorite, Mr. Monet, proudly on display.  Well, all the impressionist fine art is pretty spectacular.
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Now we're headed south to Florida, ready to escape the cold!

Tuesday

Tahoe Tuesday

This week I'd like to wish Matt a happy birthday!!! His Birthday is on Thursday, I hope Matt and Michelle let me have some birthday cake.

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In other news, I've been lounging on this awesome beaver skin Matt and Michelle got when they were in Yellowstone last summer before I was even their cat! It's luxurious and right in front of the window which is perfect.

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Have a good week! Love, Tahoe

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Friday

Great Smoky Mountain National Park

After spending some time on the Blue Ridge Parkway and in North Carolina we headed west over to Great Smoky Mountain National Park. What a pretty place to visit in the fall!

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We were lucky enough to arrive during the Elk Rut.

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We got to do some trout fishing in the National Park. Fishing in the streams and rivers of this park was really fun and took us off the hiking trail to some pretty and more remote spots.

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Here I am at the top of the park looking out over the mountains. There was a great observation tower, it was a tough hike to get up to it!

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Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the most visited National Park in the country!

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We also got some local culture in when we stopped by a plow festival at a farm near our campground. Here's a square dance club performing.

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Next we're off to Atlanta!