Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 10, 2013 – Home

Today’s drive home was uneventful … other than just as we were entering Pennsylvania along I-81 (south central PA),   we got a call from two of my cousins (Bob and Mark) who were heading north and approaching the PA … Continue reading

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May 9, 2013 – Ashville, NC to Williamsport, MD

While we got an early start, the reduced visibility from the fog was exacerbated by having to drive due East into the sun. However, as we began to head in a more northerly direction and gained elevation, the visibility got … Continue reading

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May 8, 2013 – Blue Ridge and Chimney Rock

We’d planned on taking a day-long drive north along the Blue Ridge Parkway today.  Heading out under overcast skies, we were optimistic as we left the Blue Ridge Visitor’s Center and drove along under a beautiful canopy of trees and … Continue reading

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May 7, 2013 – The Biltmore and the Basilica of Saint Lawrence, Asheville, NC

This is our 500th day RVing since we purchased our first motorhome in late October, 2009!  After all we’ve seen across forty-nine states and eight provinces and 40,000 miles, today’s visit to the Biltmore in Asheville NC has to rank … Continue reading

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May 6, 2013 –Pigeon Forge, TN to Ashville, NC

Today we had a relatively short drive over the Great Smokies to just west of Asheville, NC. Reaching the Interstate took us over fourteen miles of narrow, winding roads through rural landscapes where barns and cattle seemed to outnumber people.  … Continue reading

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May 5, 2013 – Pigeon Forge, TN in the Rain

It rained all of last night, sometimes heavily.  We awoke to more water from the sky again this morning … and it continued, almost without let-up for the entire day.  As a result, we hunkered down and watched several movies … Continue reading

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May 4, 2013 – Lexington to Pigeon Forge

Today’s early morning sun predictably gave way to intermittent rain as we drove south. During some breaks in the precipitation, Debbie was able to get some pictures of one of her favorite subjects, old and decaying barns, as well as … Continue reading

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May 2 – 3, 2013 – Visiting with Jack and Kathy Kelly

We spent the past two days with my cousin Jack and his wife Kathy whose Nicholsville, KY home commands a wonderful view of a horse farm. Sitting on his deck, I found myself becoming mesmerized watching some sixteen horses, not … Continue reading

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May 1, 2013, 2013 – Drive to Lexington, KY

Our drive to Lexington, KY was long but uneventful .  Traveling west across southern West Virginia as up-and-down across ridges of the Appalachian and Allegheny Mountains.  The redbuds and white dogwoods were in full bloom   and exposed rock strata … Continue reading

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