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
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
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
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.
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2015 Katy Trail, Mokane to Marthasville (51 miles)
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)
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)
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.
2015 Katy Trail Clinton to Sedalia (40 miles)
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.
Getting ready for the Katy Trail Ride.
The MO Park Service sponsors a bike ride across MO every year beginning the Monday after Father's Day. We rode in 2008 and finally made it back this year. Our fur baby gets very nervous when we start packing, so we try to wait till the last mi... Read more
Hollywood Studios and the wonderful Star Tours
Thursday found us at Disney's Hollywood Studios. There are many fine attractions there, but Star Tours was the hit. Our youngest grandson is a HUGE Star Wars fan. He even has a Death Star Fathead on his wall at home. So when we told him he w... Read more
Adventures at Epcot
Wed we spent at Epcot and an adventure it was. Space Ship Earth and Mission Space were big hits with the boys.
Camping at Disney, and the Magic Kingdom
Last week we took the grands to Disney World. We camped at Fort Wilderness Campground and it was great. The pool is awesome, and they got to meet Chip and Dale at the smores campfire/sing along/movie.
2014 Alabama Tandem Weekend
DH and I just returned from the ATW in Andalusia, AL and what a great weekend. There were 33 this year, a good turnout, and the hosts did an outstanding job. We stopped by Gant Lake and did a little kayaking before the weekend started.
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Thursday we left Marlinton and drove to Camp Cheerio at Roaring Gap, NC. I have a quilt retreat there every year and it is beautiful. The drive was lovely, even though the colors aren't quite as bright in NC yet.
Greenbriar Trail, WV
Due to various interruptions, we have not done much cycling this year. But we did go to WV and ride the Greenbriar Trail before by Quilt Retreat this month. We stayed in the Old Clark Inn B&B in Marlintin.
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