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... exhibit on another trip - and today was the day. It did remind me of our trip with Maui as one of the last places we took her. :-( as she came with Zach and me to visit my parents. Of course, that was also our last trip to their house outside Pinehurst. Given Maui no longer with us and parents sold their house, really glad we took the time for that vacation/road trip. Anyhow, the inside exhibits are free. While the place is relatively small, it is packed ...
Day Totals: 14 hrs, 30 kms The world is enshrouded in fog as I launch out on a new segment of my Superhike, following Holly Pike south of Carlisle. Today I'm going to finally reconnect with the Appalachian Trail after many days of straying away from it. it's about 11 kilometers out of my way--but there's a new town to explore along the way, so I figure it's worth it. It's been a long time since I've explored a new town. Walking along the busy highway, I notice ...
... of sorts along the way. There's something special and symbolic about the feeling of water rushing over you--especially on a hot day. And today I'm going to enjoy the first baptism of my Appalachia Superhike.
I reach the Catoctin River--which is a true river, not just a stream. I may have to venture into private property to reach the shore, but it's worth the risk. I change into my shorts and hop in.
The current is too strong to do any real swimming ...
... Historical Society just happens to be having a open house today, so I go in to check it out. A portly lady with a cheerful smile welcomes me and another guest and eagerly gives us a tour of the house. She shows us the contrast between the original house and its wide boards and later add ons where the boards got narrower and narrower as all the large trees had been cut down... Then she takes us to a separate building which was the ...
Suddenly a car stops up ahead and e fellow gets out. "Can I give you a ride? I can't stand to see a fellow carrying a guitar having to walk!"
"Thanks--actually I enjoy walking... for I walk and play music along the way--that's my style"
"Oh, well, I'm planning on launching show call 'Has Guitar Will Travel' about traveling and playing music!"
Imagine that. It feels like a scene from a movie--one of those scenes ...