Saying Goodbye / by bradlee rutledge

Moving away from your childhood home is such a gratifying feeling and sense of fulfillment when you finally leave your parents and venture out into the world.  Whenever you come back though the childhood memories flood your brain and story time at dinner and quickly make you appreciate where you came from.  But what happens when that childhood home that holds so many memories is sold and can't be visited?  My girlfriends family recently sold their childhood home in South Florida which 4 generations have enjoyed throughout the the years.  It is a tropical oasis that feels like a resort and gives you the feeling you are on a remote island.  The final weekend at the house brought on lots of time in the pool, laughter, relaxing and celebrating the opportunity to create so many memories in such a unique place.  Here are a few pictures from my time at 6112 Pine Dr.