Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 12, 2014 – Home

We had planned to continue on to the Annapolis area today but the campground we were hoping to stay at was booked solid and Debbie’s right knee was still swollen. Plan “B” was to remain where we were for another … Continue reading

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September 11, 2014 – Hershey RV Show – 9-11 Thirteen Years Later

Today we took in the Hershey RV Show, billed as “America’s Largest”. Enroute, we noticed nearly ever American flag at half-staff in remembrance of the lives lost thirteen years ago in New York City, at the Pentagon and in a … Continue reading

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September 10, 2014 – Down Day – Dinner with Joe and Jeanne

After yesterday’s marathon trek over hill and dale, we decided to basically crash … other than a brief trip to the RVers’ favorite outlet. At Debbie’s suggestion, we poured our wine into coffee cups, thereby solving the problem we’d had … Continue reading

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September 9, 2014 – A ong Voyage from Elkins WV to Wellsville PA

Here’s one day’s travel that I totally misjudged. Instead of around 220 miles, we were looking at 300 miles and, as it turned out over one hill after another, climbing and descending up to 2,500 feet at a time and … Continue reading

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September 8, 2014 – Green Bank Radio Observatory and Cranberry Glades

Remember the nursery rhyme about Little Jack Horner? More later … After a stop at the local Jeep dealer to have a brake issue looked at … and repaired (fortunately at no charge), we left Elkins, heading south toward the … Continue reading

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September 7, 2014 – Elkins and Blackwater Falls

After driving back through Elkins, we stopped at the Visitor’s Center where a lovely lady gave us a wealth of information about the area, sights to see and places to eat. We opted to take a northern loop and were … Continue reading

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September 6, 2014 – Gauley Bridge to Elkin WV – New River Gorge Bridge

This morning we had a choice of driving back over the overly-narrow 14 mile section of Route 60 we’d taken to reach our campground two days ago … or take a longer route west along the Kanawha River, through a … Continue reading

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September 5, 2014 – West Virginia’s State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion

Returning to Charleston, we took the “short” route east on US-60, saving more than 60 tortious miles we put on yesterday. Along the way, we passed several large working coal mine facilities located along the Kanawha River … massive complexes, … Continue reading

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September 4, 2014 – Galloway OH to Gauley Bridge WV

Another sunny morning as we headed east through southeastern Ohio farm country where soy and corn are the major crops. Slowly, however, the gently rolling landscape morphed into forested rolling hills. At a rest stop where we were taking a … Continue reading

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September 3, 2014 – Ohio State Capitol Building – Trinity Episcopal Church – Franklin Park Conservatory

As an early morning fog slowly lifted from the soy fields beside our campsite We headed out for downtown Columbus … where low-hanging clouds were still settled over the city’s tallest buildings. After parking, we headed down an alley toward … Continue reading

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