Mercury Grand Hotel
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We had a beautiful warm summer day to do a 50 mile cruise down a section of the Hudson River. The Catskill Mountains were in our western view most of the way. We took on about 120 gallons of Valvtech Diesel about halfway. While swimming in the refreshing pool we met a nice couple on the Rainbow Connection from Coxackie NY. They brought us fresh made brownies and pleasant conversation after dinner. ...
... the CDs, went right up to him, and asked, "Will you sign these for my mom?" That girl rocks! One of the last songs he played was "Oh Shenandoah," which includes a favorite line "I'm bound away, across the wide Missouri" - a line that played over and over in Amy's head as we drove, and a very fitting end to this wonderful ...
Well, the day has arrived!
I leave today with Steve, Lindsay, Joey, Bella and Mrs. Sandak.
As always, you are trying to remember the things you will forget.
Anticipation mixed with anxiety.
You plan and hope that all your plans work out.
Then those blessed surprises!
John Lennon wrote "Life happens when your busy making plans".
We will go where the road leads us and celebrate our adventures.
Talk to you all tomorrow.
Our ride across the Mohawk Trail was incredible with one very sharp hairpin turn. I briefly glimpsed a superb view but was very focused on the road at this point. Unfortunately, we did not stop for any photo ops as we were trying to make up some time.
We spent a lot so time lost today, but the time itself was not lost as we were riding through beautiful countryside the whole ...
... returning next weekend and join Steve and family for a drink. At the bar I start talking to Brian and Paul from Philadelphia, fellow major fans. Really nice guys. We arrange to meet up in up in Philly. Brian is going to show me around and I am taking him as my guest to radio show that I have tickest for. All good.
At 12 I am weel and truly knackered and walk back to the hotel and bed.
Lesson for the day - stay in a hotel close to the bar!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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