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!
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