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It’s Official

Carol, at the airport … ready to fly back home.  “Trip’s over.”

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Afterthoughts from the Driver

Seven weeks away from home. At the onset it seemed like an eternity, yet the amazing history we learned, the adventures we experienced, the things we saw, the people we met and the fun we had, made the time go … Continue reading

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The Bridge We Crossed to Cincinnati

 

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Springboro!

 

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More Motorcycles!

 

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Motorcycles!

 

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Some Bigger Bikes

 

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Biking Teddy Bear from Ohio

 

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Mary Jane and Her Cousin Louise (Springboro, Ohio)

 

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The Menu

Bibs in place, Jane and Carol try to decide which variety of the chili to order.  

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Ahhh, Skyline Chili

Jane trying a free sample of Skyline Chili, a Cincinnati specialty. We all ended up ordering the same. The restaurant provided a bib with each order!  

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Among Those Who Helped Runaway Slaves

Marker outside the Wright House, Springboro, Ohio  

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Carol Prepares Lunch…

Carol prepares lunch using the chicken salad Louise has so lovingly made and sent us off with

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Farm in the Fog

 

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Cold Morning Start

Starting out on a foggy, 40 degree morning in Ohio ..  

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Llamas (in Ohio)

 

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A Change to Colder Weather

In Ohio it was clear we were into cool temperatures … time for the long riding pants, balaclavas and gloves!

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Along the Little Miami Scenic Trail

 

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Mazza Vineyards

“Ice Wine” from the town of North East, Pennsylvania.

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On the Way to Dunkirk, New York

From afar all we could see was what looked like dead leaves …

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Underneath What Looked Like Dead Leaves

…these picture perfect grapes!  

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Commemorative Plaque in Orchard Park, NY

 

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Lake Erie

 

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Steward House History

Commemorative marker at Niagra-On-The-Lakes.

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The Falls with a Gull…

 

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Rainbow in the Falls 3

 

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Rainbow in the Falls 2

 

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A Beautiful Rainbow Welcomes Us to Niagara Falls!

 

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Upper Canadian Act Against Slavery

 

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Flower Clock in Niagara Falls Park

 

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British Methodist Episcopal Church of Canada

While actual museums and artifacts were sparse in Canada, we did encounter commemorative markers.

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A Fun Dinner With Our Friends Larry & Darlene While in Niagara Falls

 

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The Niagara Falls Area 2

 

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The Niagara Falls Area 1

Even the overcast skies and dulled colors of the leaves couldn’t blunt our appreciation of some of the beautiful scenes along the way!

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Between Niagara Falls and Stoney Creek, Ontario

 

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Another Wonderful Snack

Carol has prepared another wonderful snack for us and has it ready for us the minute we meet up with her!

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Along the Hamilton Bradford Rail Trail

On our way to Waterdown, Ontario.

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A Beautiful Day for Riding!

Traveling from Milton, Ontario, to Orangeville, Ontario.

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Sign Along a Canadian Road Advising Motorists to Take Care!

Other such signs included advising avoiding hitting turtles, rabbits, ducks, and of course, deer.

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On the Way to Owen Sound, Ontario

Many of the back roads in Canada, of which the attached is an example, lacked shoulders and in many cases lacked up-keep. (Not any different from those in the U.S.) Rough riding! The attached depicts also the hills we encountered … Continue reading

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Traces of Snow During Our Last Days in Canada …

In some places there were downright piles of the stuff! Temps were in the 30’s in such places ….Brrrr. Our riding kept us warm, however!

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The Cincinnati Area

We traveled from Kentucky (Mayesville) to Ohio, aiming for Milford, on Friday, October 11. Though a rather routine 62 mile ride starting out, we found ourselves getting lost more than once, resulting in our encountering several dogs early in the … Continue reading

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Riding from Oberlin, Ohio to Owen Sound, Canada!

Well, we’ve been a whole lot negligent in keeping up to date on our blog. But, we are determined to give ourselves some closure and at the very least, let you know we have arrived in Owen Sound, ON. You … Continue reading

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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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