Monthly Archives: October 2013

Home Early

I am home after leaving my compatriots to fend for themselves. I am home with my adorable dog Tucker and my sisters two dogs for the weekend. The one picture is of all of us relaxing (sort of) and the … Continue reading

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Get On Your Bike and Ride!

 

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Our 7th State

 

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No Traffic. Aww, How Nice!

 

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Fall in Ohio

 

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Moving on North

 

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Amish Country in Ohio

 

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Olio

If we’d thought of it, it might have been fun to count CEMETERIES as we passed them, since many seem to be located in the outskirts where we ride. In the southernmost states, we could spot them from miles away … Continue reading

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Halloween Decorations

It’s been fun seeing all the decorated houses!

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Ramona Trying to Figure Out the Good Man’s Instructions!

 

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This “Local” Patiently Tries to Help

…  even drawing a sketchy map (emphasis on “sketchy” … no words, only lines!)

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Road Work

 

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Another Delay … Get Out Our Maps!

 

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Surprise!

Who knows what we will encounter along the way … here is an example of an unexpected event: “Road Closed” …. sometimes we can walk our bikes, or even ride our bikes; sometimes not. However, for Carol it may mean … Continue reading

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Another State

 

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Kentucky Tobacco

 

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Just for Fun

 

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Louisville, KY

A visit to Churchhill Downs.

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The Borderland

The narrow strip of land lining both sides of the Ohio River in the tri-state Kentucky/Indiana/Ohio region saw some of the Underground Railroad’s most intense activity. Over several days we crossed the river so many times on our route, we … Continue reading

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And Then the Sun Returned

 

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A Day in the Rain

 

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Yikes, We’re IN THE CAR!

Oh yes, it does rain in Kentucky! We awoke on Sunday, 10/6, to torrential rains, a very poor breakfast, and uncertain moods about biking. Our weather app on our phones showed lightening strikes ripping through solid clouds with 100 per … Continue reading

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The Next State

Up to date on all the states now. This is our 5th state and still going strong.

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Arrival in Kentucky

We have been in Kentucky for quite a few days but these never got posted. Better late than never I guess.

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View from a Room

 

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Still Trying To Figure “It” Out …

MJ doesn’t get involved in such discussions; those of you who know her well will agree that she is “directionally challenged!”

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Bird Watching in Henderson, KY

 

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Jane and Ramona Checking Directions

Poor Carol is sitting in the car a few miles off wondering where we are! We were wondering the same thing!

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Fall Colors

 

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Jane and Ramona Changing Ramona’s Flat Tire

 

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Scenes from the Road

 

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Faulty Directions, a Flat Tire and a Torrential Downpour!

Saturday, October 5th, started out as usual . . . a 64 mile day ahead of us. We didn’t think too much of it when we started out under cloudy skies with a few sprinkles off and on. For the … Continue reading

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Safe from Cars at Last

 

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A Little Further Toward Safety

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Living Beings on the Road …

Frequently we see (live) animal life on the roads, and many times we take pity and usher such friends to the side. Here Jane came upon a beautiful turtle and void of anything better to coax the turtle along, she … Continue reading

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Our Trusty Ferry!

 

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Crossing via Ferry into Cave In Rock, Ill.

We spent the night at a fantastic park there then returned to Kentucky the following morning to continue our trek northward. The ferry ride was only about 15 minutes long.

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Carol’s Comments from the Car

I have always maintained that A/C in an automobile was an unnecessary luxury. Driving in the South during late summer months made me realize that is a provincial attitude, for sure. I certainly appreciate MaryJane’s little Nissan which is fully … Continue reading

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Lunch on the Road

 

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Loretta Lynn’s Ranch

We just drove through to see what it looked like. I t was a little late and everything was closed up tight so just took a couple pictures and oohed and awed at the surroundings.

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Nashville

 

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The Ryman Auditorium

 

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The Duck River

 

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The Toby Show

 

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