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... not putting up road signs. In some places it was almost impossible to tell if we were driving on hwy 60 or some mother country road. We had to backtrack at least twice when we got lost. We don't realize how spoiled we are in good old Washington. I hope the rest of the eastern US isn't this way. Early tomorrow morning we'll do another walk and then get back on the road east. I don't know how far we'll get yet, but we're heading in the general direction of Richmond, VA. ...
... her leg (thankfully not broken) but she will be known a shop along for a few days.
Monday saw us farewell the Weintraub's and we cannot thank them enough for taking care of Ellie the past 12 months but also for their wonderful hospitality and welcoming us into their family, we will always be in their debt. We then popped into Ellie's high school to say farewell and then on the road for another 6 hour drive in the ...
... mile or so across the bridge, we enjoyed walking almost as far to visit the various vendors who set up booths for the day. These included everything from Subarus to food and drinks to every imaginable craft and nonprofit. I had a nice chat with the United Mine Workers, who are just wrapping up a negotiation with the Peabody Coal Co. over health and pension benefits.
We topped a further 300 miles today. Having made the definite decision to buy fireworks , when we finally found a place it was of course closed!
After crossing the Ohio river into Louisville KY, and then on through Lexington,We stopped in Winchester, KY for lunch at the same place we had lunch 7years ago : The Cantuckee Diner. Talk about ...
... we reached Charleston WV and we were able to do a little sightseeing in the downtown area. We were surprised at the small size of this state capitol. The river area had a nice farmers market and we were also surprised at the size of the New River and the amount of barge traffic. The museum downtown by the capitol was closed by the time we got there so we found a movie and spent a quiet evening at the WalMart northwest of town in the newly developed ...
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