Monthly Archives: October 2015

Botanical Gardens

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Halloween is quite evident around here with pumpkins galore…everywhere!  The homes are decorated ready for treat giving and contests for decorated and BIG pumpkins are a big deal with so many home gardeners.  Happy Halloween! We visited the Botanical Gardens …

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Island in Maine

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Here we are!  Our 15 day trek from Reno to Booth Bay had no problems except minor re-scheduling, horrendous thunderstorm in Rawlins WY (Jack and Jane enjoyed it…someone else was a tad worried) and a minor jack knife in NY …

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Roosevelt Presidential Library ~ day 14

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Since visiting 8 of the 13 Presidential Libraries, we feel sort of “expert” in expressing our opinions about them…!  The Roosevelt experience was colored by the expansive Hudson River we crossed to reach the expansive grounds housing the many different …

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Rip Van Winkle RV Park ~ day 13&14

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Quite an experience!  After driving 5 plus hours in heavy traffic from the middle of PA to the Hudson River Valley just above New York City, we found our RV Park that would enable us to park the Fiver so …

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Grand Rapids to Streetsboro OH to Williamsport PA to Saugerties NY ~ day 11, 12, 13

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Three days of driving…closing in on Maine!  The leaves are beginning to change and were especially beautiful in the rolling hills of Pennsylvania.  Jane commented…”eat your heart out Maine”…don’t tell anyone in Maine!  I wondered if a landscape gardener could …

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Elkhart to Grand Rapids MI ~ day 10

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Change of plans…thank goodness we did a bit of research and discovered that the Ford Museum and Library are 130 miles apart!  We had planned on seeing them in Ann Arbor…the Library is there while the Museum is in Grand …

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Newton to Elkhart, IN ~ day 9

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Random thoughts while traversing the mid-west… The farms in Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio have sooo much green grass around them…no dirt, my nemesis!  Unfortunately, the picture I did take in Ohio should have been taken in Iowa, in my …

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Omaha to Newton IA ~ day 6,7,8

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The childhood home of my Mother is in fine shape…over 100 years old…with a new back porch and closed in front porch, including the trees in front!  Amazing how memories come back over 65 some years… We decided to hang …

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Ogallala to Omaha ~ days 4&5

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No pictures…the day was overcast and flat Nebraska!  We did find the Blue River at a rest stop…when we walked over to the bridge…look what we found…the algae river!!! Actually, there are a lot of interesting things to see in …

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