Tag: Greenville

I’ve heard the saying, all things in moderation. From what I saw today at the Greenville Zoo, that includes relaxation. I watched as this Orangutan very cleverly built a hammock from a dangling firehouse. If you look closely, you’ll see that one end is wrapped over the top of the horizontal portion of the hose and he’s holding it with his right foot. He sat there comfortably for a short while until he got very comfortable, relaxed his grip, then…

Contraflow – That’s what they do to the highways when there is an evacuation event, as there was in Charleston yesterday. Normally, I-26, which I would drive from Columbia, SC to Charleston, SC is a straight shot into Charleston, but not this Thursday and Friday. All lanes, both sides of the highway were outbound. The furthest east that you could get from Charlotte, along I-26, was Columbia. During my 12 years in Charlotte, this was the first time that I’ve…