June 2001 - Trip to Outer Banks (Avon, NC)
This was the last night that everyone would be there, so we had a couple of
ceremonies to get out of the way. We each wrote a little message on the
piece of paper in the bottle - very profound words, no doubt, about Cheez-It and
what not. Here's Bill preparing for the throw.
And the toss.
The second ceremony that night was the burning of the chair.
And man did she burn.
The ensuing inferno.
Combing the beach: Robyn, Paul, and Bill.
Mike, Jill, and Nate walking around.
Here's a shot of the pad: Watercolors.
And the living room. Everyone left this day except Nate and Jeff, who
stuck around for one more night.
We bought a couple nice filets and grilled them up.
Nate working his magic on the grille.
One the way back home to Ohio, we stopped by to visit an old high school buddy
of mine, Mike Kastelic, in Fredericksberg, VA. He was soon to be married
(July 14th), so at least I got to see him one last time before he took the
plunge. You know, they say you can never go back once you tie that
knot. It was nice knowing you, Mike.
Back at OU, a couple shots for posterity. Here's a picture of Stocker
Center, the engineering building that I've become so fond of the past six (count
And looking south up Court St. from the north end, the old Greenery on the
This shot was taken on my way out of town. Ohio University, 1804. It
treated me well.