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Navarre Beach, 2017
Sunday, June 25, 2017      1 comments

Yup, you can tell we were at the beach cause a tropical storm popped up suddenly and flooded everything between our house and the beach. We drove through torrential rain that caused traffic to crawl. ... Read more
Barren River Lake Campground
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      1 comments

We took the grands to Kentucky to visit some long time friends and meet their grands. We stayed at the kentuckystateparks.reser
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Great Smokey Mountains, day 3
Sunday, May 14, 2017      0 comments

Thursday we had special plans. Hike a couple of trails and have a nice day. So we took our time getting to the Little Brier Gap Trail to hike to the Walker Sister's Cabin. The trailhead is at an old one room school house. ... Read more
Great Smokey Mountains, day 2
Saturday, May 13, 2017      5 comments

Wednesday and Saturday Cades Cove Loop opens at sunrise and is closed to car traffic till 10 am. So as soon as we could get going we headed for the cove. The loop is 11 miles and has some of the most beautiful vistas around. There are views o... Read more
Great Smokey Mountains, day 1
Friday, May 12, 2017      3 comments

We have been planning to head back to the Smokey Mountains to ride around Cades Cove and do some hiking for some time now. So we decided to do it before the grands get out for summer and we get really busy. Monday we drove to Townsend, TN and... Read more
April Fools on the farm.
Saturday, April 01, 2017      0 comments

When we arrived at my parent's last night, oldest grand heard something scurrying around in the roof over the porch. DH discovered a place where the siding was loose, and that was added to the to do list on Saturday. Well, turns out it was loo... Read more
2006 Gulf Shores Adventure
Sunday, August 07, 2016      5 comments

Last week was the last full week before school starts, and our traditional beach trip. DD and the boys decided to go in her car instead of squeezing into the truck with us. So Monday I took the fur babies to their hotel, then we hooked up the ... Read more
Huntsville trip.
Friday, July 24, 2015      2 comments

School will be starting back Aug 6th, so we took the grands on one more adventure. Tuesday we went to the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, a wonderful place for adults and children. This summer's theme is LEGO, perfect for the guys. There were L... Read more
My black Stanyon
Wednesday, July 15, 2015      2 comments

For the first time in a year I am back on my beautiful black Stanyon and riding the roads that a year ago I couldn't do 3 miles on. The end of the ... Read more
Gulf Shores State Park, July 2015
Sunday, July 12, 2015      2 comments

Last week we took the grands camping at Gulf Shores State Park. We went to the pool and beach twice a day, and the youngest went for bike rid... Read more
2015 Katy Trail, Marthasville to St Charles
Saturday, July 04, 2015      1 comments

Well, today was supposed to be Marthasville to St Charles, but due to rain and lightening the ride was called and riders were shuttled to St Charles. We packed up in the rain, ate a leisurely breakfast, and headed home in our stinky van. ... Read more
2015 Katy Trail, Mokane to Marthasville (51 miles)
Friday, July 03, 2015      2 comments

Today we took our time getting started. Had a nice breakfast, loaded the gear on the truck and hit the trail about 7. This section is partially shaded and passes some lovely bluffs. There are wonderful sections along the river and flood plain... Read more
2015 Katy Trail, Boonville to Mokane (70 miles)
Thursday, July 02, 2015      3 comments

This was our longest day of the ride, and man was it hot. We had a nice breakfast at the YMCA, put our bags on the truck and headed out at 6:30 to try and beat the heat (didn't work, but we tried). A short ride through town and over the bridge... Read more
2015 Katy Trail, Sedalia to Boonville (40 miles)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      4 comments

A nice cool morning as we pack up our gear and carry it to the truck. Nice breakfast then on the trail again. This section of the trail is mostly shady and slightly uphill. ... Read more
2015 Katy Trail Clinton to Sedalia (40 miles)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      10 comments

Monday morning and we are excited to start our ride. We get up early (along with 345 others), pack our gear, eat a quick breakfast and hit the trail. ... Read more

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