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We woke to a beautiful morning and took our time getting ready to head out, leaving camp about 9:45 local time. By the way, we both really enjoyed reading all the comments and e mails regarding yesterday’s blog! Thanks, and keep those cards and letters coming!
Heading northward, we drove around Cincinnati on I-275 to I-71. As we crossed the Ohio River into Ohio at 10:23, ...
... headed into town to find our hotel. We came across a carousal down town. We had to stop and let my son ride. Mom and I also paid to ride. I was impressed with the style and ages of the buildings in Mansfield. I love old buildings, however I was not impressed with the upkeep of them. They all looked tired and run down. A lot had boarded up windows.
We made it to our hotel, Mom and I went to check in and the front desk agent was ...
... awesome day.
The bar tender (Jay) suggested I check out Athens. So off to Athens I go (Libby: turns out I will be taking some of the roads you suggested.)
Routes: 36 east except the last five miles into GambierCities: Many small towns. Urbana was a very cool small town and I drove by the Honda plant in Marysville after I took a wrong turn onto a limited access highway.
We drove 270 miles today to reach the Columbus, Ohio suburb of Westerville where Andy's daughter lives. We stayed two nights with them which we enjoyed very much, and because we were slightly ahead of schedule, we didn't feel rushed. A very nice break and enjoyable time (plus we got to bring warm, freshly made banana bread with us when we left the next day).
Total miles for the trip: 1174
... today...the kids in Centerburg LOVE their circus! Such a great response from everyone....lots of laughter, smiles, singing, and general mayhem occurred. :) The folks at the nursing homes were also very appreciative of a short visit from us...many smiles and hand shakes as we passed from room to room.
Our day ended a bit early today, which was good because we had some business stuff ...