June 5 home from the Smokies
Today was our last ride of the Tandem Rally. We opted for the longer 33 mile ride that left from the hotel.
This is our youngest rider. She is 4 and they rode the l... Read more
June 4 in the Smokies
And what an adventure we had today. We opted for the long ride (54 mile)
to lunch today. The day started nice and cool as we left the hotel.
The scenery was beaut... Read more
June 3 in the Smokies
I wrote this last night, but then it vanished into Cyberland, so here goes again.
We had a remote start from a local high school today so we could avoid the traffic around the airport.
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June 2 in the Smokies
Today was a lazy day. We slept in late (7:30 local, 6:30 our time), ate breakfast then hit the trail. Today we are hiking the West Prong trail, or at least part of it. Unlike the Middle Prong trail which is an old railroad bed, the West Prong... Read more
June 1 in the Smokies
We drove to Townsend TN and arrived last night. The first glimpse of the Smoky Mountains was wonderful.
On Wed and Sat mornings, Cades Cove is closed to cars till 10... Read more
2011 Ga Tandem Rally
We are home from another great tandem rally in Macon, GA. Roger and Eve did a great job again this year. We had 106 teams (mostly doubles, but a few triples). The routes were good (if a bit hilly) and the social activities were great.
We... Read more
2011 Florida Bike Safari is history
DH and I were fortunate enough to get to go to the Florida Bike Safari again this year.
We drove down on Friday, set up our indoor camping (bugs were just too bad for me to sleep in the tent), met some friends for dinner, met some mor... Read more
Well, we went and did it again. We took the grands to see Rio today and stopped by Academy Sports for a few things. Ended up with 2 more kayaks for the grands. Of course we had to put them in the lake as soon as we got home. The youngest (he... Read more
Another beautiful day
I am so very happy to have several beautiful days in a row. Yesterday we had a lovely 27 mile ride yesterday morning. The water plants are getting ready to bloom and in a few days the creek will be covered in yellow flowers.
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What a great week so far.
It is finally spring! Friday DD and I took the grands to see HOP. Saturday and Sunday I put them to work spring cleaning closets and cabinets and sorting all their toys (Civitan has a yard sale coming up, and I need to clean). The boys helped... Read more
Quick camping trip
DGS had a good week at school and REALLY wanted to go camping. So, I packed up the camper and when DH got home from 4 days of back packing in the snow in TN, he threw his clothes in the washer, got a bath, ate dinner, loaded the kayaks in the t... Read more
Monday at Grammy's
DD and SonIL were both working yesterday, so the grands came to our house after school. We decided to experiment and see if they would/could ride in the kayaks, and they loved it. We can't turn the youngest lose by himself, but he rides real... Read more
My grandmother sent me a message that she guessed she would never see the great-great-grands again. So since DH, DD and SonIL all worked last weekend, I loaded the boys up after school Friday and took them to visit. My grandmother lives with m... Read more
More road blocks
After having a great weekend, the week is off to a shaky start. Monday my diverticulitis decided to act up again, so here I am on a low residue diet (miss my vegetables) and back on antibiotics for 10-14 days. Didn't get any riding in Monday o... Read more
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Alabama Tandem Weekend
This past weekend DH and I went to the Alabama Tandem Weekend in Clayton, AL. It was based at the Abercrombe Fish Camp (more of a hunting lodge, but he packs sells farm raised catfish, hence the fish camp part). We arrived early enough on Thur... Read more