Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 19, 2012 – Bowling Green, Kentucky

We finally left beautiful Lexington, heading for Bowling Green.  Our route took us west across the Bluegrass Parkway which passes through only a few towns and then south on I-65, also known as the    and crossing from Eastern into … Continue reading

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September 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2012 – Lexington Kentucky – Visiting Jack and Kathy Kelly

Saturday – September 15th Our prime reason for coming to Lexington was to spend time with Jack and Kathy Kelly. As first cousins, Jack’s mom and my dad were brother and sister, our relationship goes back to 1945 when we … Continue reading

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September 14, 2012 – Lexington, Kentucky

Today’s drive from Milton to the Kentucky Horse Park Campground in Lexington was the best kind … uneventful. Soon after crossing into we saw our first signs of fall. Continuing further west, the crystal blue sky began to billow with … Continue reading

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September 13, 2012 – West Virginia

Having changed our plans and spent and extra day visiting Gettysburg, we decided to by-pass Greenbrier and head toward our next stop in Lexington, KY.   It meant a long day on the road (366 miles) ending in Milton, WV, between … Continue reading

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September 11-12, 2012 – Gettysburg – Three Terrible Days in July 1863

Perhaps it was fitting that on 9-11, while remembering those who lost their lives 11 years ago, that we spent the day at Gettysburg where 165,000 Americans (90,000 Union forces and 75,000 Confederates) faced off in mortal combat July, 1863.  … Continue reading

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September 10, 2012 – Pennsylvania State House, Harrisburg, PA

We’d heard so much about Pennsylvania’s State Capitol Building that we were prepared for something of a letdown.  However, from the moment it loomed into view, we knew we were in for an extraordinary day! Since the seat of the … Continue reading

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September 9, 2012 – On the Road Again – Harrisburg, PA

We picked up our motor home on Saturday and spend longer than expected shuttling back and forth from our house to the Shady Brook clubhouse parking lot loading clothes, food, tools and other items we don’t leave aboard on a … Continue reading

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