The Collins House Inn
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... motor home.
That was the era when CB radios were becoming popular on the road. I got one and had "Twin Trucker" antennas
installed on either side of the vehicle behind the cab. They protruded about 2’ above the top but
made for great radio reception. Since
the vehicle was new to me, I put a sign on the dash as a reminder of the height
to the top… but I forgot to include the antennae. On our ...
These first few days on the road serve only to get me to the first stop... Washington, DC, where I will have the joy and honor to baptize my Goddaughter's two children, Aiden and Annah, on Sunday.
It seems Lacey and I have a some gremlins traveling with us. The truck fuel gauge is working when it wants to, so I am stopping for fuel every 250 miles by ...
... up around 1:30 a.m., from what I heard. Fozzie and Electric Lizard (or Tric) took the second ride, so when we got to Damascus, Jersey Girl and I headed off to find a spot to camp in Tent City. The city of Damascus sets up a huge area for hikers to camp in south of the city proper in a park. There's a large field where many people set up tents, and then there's a huge swath of forest with a lot more camping. The field is sort of the "quiet area" (or at least, is as quiet ...
... a good view or a notable spot, but it seems like just as often there's no real point to its meandering. This time, the trail circled around a tall hill, came up the other side and then finally headed across a plain in the direction the other trails had gone, arriving at the Scales, a large, square corral, on the side to the right of the side the other trails came to. It seemed like it just added on a couple extra miles for kicks. I wasn't that happy about it, and I almost took one of ...
... a waterfall spilling right out of the fibers!
We decided to drive a little more until we got sick of driving (well until Armando got sick of driving), so a little after 4:00 we stopped in Wytheville, VA for the night. It's tucked in the mountains too, and here's a picture of our view of the pretty mountains, but the buildings and the billboards kinda mess up the view. Susie's and Bob's view was way better!!