Sheppard Mansion Bed and Breakfast
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A cooler night so we slept well and woke about 8 and got up at 8.30. Gabrielle was already up and had done our washing. Coffee and Krispy Creme for breakfast.
Gabrielle mowed the lawn with a ride on mower.
I spent the morning doing blogs. None of us had any energy to drive anywhere. Gabrielle had a nap on the couch. We had a scratch lunch of leftovers from yesterday's picnic as well as doggie bags from ...
... 200 of them marched two days to join the older confederate soldiers. Seven (?) of them were killed in the battle. With so many thousands of deaths in the Civil War, this was a small loss of men, but it was a huge windfall for The Virginia Military Institute who have used the story to recruit patriots to their freshman class ever since.
The MUST SEE museum if you like Civil War history is Gettysburg. We stopped there on our way from Washington, ...
... We saw a lot, learned some new things, took a lot of pictures and have lots and lots of memories.
We were in Texas over Thanksgiving that we made this decision. From there, we did go to Highland, Illinois to see my daughter. She is going to have a baby in mid March so our travels are not over. We will be returning to Highland sometime this spring. ...
... the ground rushing up at us, but other than the first few seconds, there was never very much sense of moving either up or down. The whole process is so smooth that there is little sense of actual movement.
The ride itself was great. I doubt we could have had more beautiful weather, and in the early morning, the wildlife is active. We saw deer and two bald eagles (or one bald eagle two different times). Animals, by the way, do ...
... one suitcase which could not exceed 50 pounds and 62 linear inches. Miraculously, my suitcase weighed 50.0 pounds. Phew...that was close.
We made it through security without an issue, and everyone grabbed some food at either Dunkin Donuts or Auntie Ann's pretzels. I chose a pretzel and water. Then, we boarded the plane. Our plane was 20-30 minutes late taking off, and we only had an hour layover in Chicago. So, that was a little stressful. But, ...
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