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... Cherry Garcia" ice cream put the fire out too!
The last couple of days have been pretty darn good, we've travelled halfway round the world and caught up with friends and met some lovely people from a completely different country who are all doing what we all do - living their lives in their local communities, supporting each other and sharing good times and bad keeping a warm welcome up their sleeves and smiles on their faces.
Now, as a gastronome John had planned some amazing treats for us (more of that later) and this started with a visit to "Over Easy" a local eatery which has a lot in common with the diners you see in American movies of the 50's and 60's - a large central bar with stools and scattered tables around it with freshly brewed coffee and food served in portions sized to satisfy a "workin' man"!
The locals eating there and running the ...
... washed down with a Vermont apple cider.
Day two in Shrewsbury was a little more laid back. Into Rutland we headed for supplies returning home by a different route to see more of the countryside. Yummy corn on the cob was for lunch followed by a restful afternoon around the farm, including the picking of apples for the up-coming cider brewing.
We finished the day with another marvellous feast prepared by John. A good time was had by all.
... sights. A Rockerfeller Nat'l Historical Park ( his mansion and grounds), the Billings farm, a dairy farm dating from the 1880s and the Sugarbush Farm where they make maple syrup and age co-op cheese, up to 8 years. We bagged Rocky and the cows after due deliberation and headed for the sweet stuff. Quite a drive it was too. This countryside just shivers me ...
... of the mountain range first and then decide if we were going to by-pass the mountains all together if it was raining. Around lunchtime we stopped for a quick lunch and rain was starting, so we put our rain gear on. I found it a bit cold, so I decided to put my heated gear on as well, but by the time I dragged out everything I realized that I left the cord inside the bike (the one that is attached to the battery). ...
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