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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

Getting ready for the Katy Trail Ride.

Sunday, June 28, 2015      8 comments

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

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      6 comments

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

Monday, June 02, 2014      4 comments

Wed we spent at Epcot and an adventure it was. Space Ship Earth and Mission Space were big hits with the boys. Read more

Camping at Disney, and the Magic Kingdom

Sunday, June 01, 2014      4 comments

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. Read more

2014 Alabama Tandem Weekend

Sunday, April 06, 2014      5 comments

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. <... Read more

Camp Cheerio

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      5 comments

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. Read more

Greenbriar Trail, WV

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      4 comments

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. Read more

Congratulations Max

Sunday, May 20, 2012      7 comments

I'm running a bit behind, but wanted to share some pics of my youngest Grandson. He graduated from preschool and will start kindergarten next year. While his mom was washing his hair, he told her to "do a really good job, this is a big day for... Read more

Happy Birthday Paul.

Thursday, May 17, 2012      2 comments

Last year our friend Cheryl purchased her hubby a guided kayak trip for 4 for his birthday. Well, due to surgery on his arms, our bike trips, and work schedules, he didn't get to take it till this week. We met our guides at Weiss Lake and trav... Read more

Tandem rides and other things

Friday, March 30, 2012      8 comments

Ok, so I am just a bit behind in posting this, but here goes. Last weekend DH and I hosted the Alabama Tandem Weekend in our little home town. There isn't a lot going on, but we came up with some nice rides and a few activities. I had to wo... Read more

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