Sunday, January 16, 2011

The Hotel Carolina

Our Neighborhood after the snow
We moved to Sun City outside of Charlotte to be near family since both kids moved out of Charleston and we wanted to be there while the grand kids were still young and liked being with us old people.
It felt like moving into the Hotel California, I meant Carolina, where you can't leave but here it is because there are so many activities and amenities you want to do and use.
So I joined the Art Club in the lovely studio with northern light, put my name in the lottery for the pottery studio, Joined the cooking Fingers  club, the Jewelry club, the Stitch and Chat club and the D Darlings club. Of course also the Community Garden Club and I can't remember what else.
But as soon as I joined we got hit with 5" of snow with a top coat of 1" ice  that kept me from any outside activities.
Now that we are having a more southern weather I am going back to all the activities I signed up for and hoping to start walking outside on actual sidewalks in nice weather untill the summer heat arrives.


I wanted to use the pottery studio here in my community, I was hoping my experience and willingness to work would count for something, but rules are rules and I have to jump through the same hoops as everyone else. So be it, now i am having my fingers crossed to win the lottery (too many interested, too few spots open) and then will see how the Pottery 101 goes;).