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It's been a very busy couple of days, so this is just a short update. We are currently somewhere in Connecticut heading to Acadia NP in Maine. We made it through wet South Carolina with only minor detours. Spend a day exploring Shenandoah NP More to follow later this evening once we arrive in ...
... There is a helmet there that he purchased cheaply in Rome in an antique market, thinking he had found a valuable ancient Roman helmet. He later found out that it was a secondhand fireman's hat. Forevermore he called this his humility helmet. After a lovely lunch and lots of purchases at the gift shop we drive to a nearby Outlet Mall, and bought gifts for grandkids. By this stage we were pooped. Bed ...
... but they turned up at 3.15, unfed and Graeme was hot n sweaty. The museum was almost an all day thing and he spent the last 15 minutes shooting baskets while Graham was videoing him. Very happy hubby. There is a lot he would like to tell you all about it but I'll let him do that himself. Springfield is also the home of Indian motor bikes. It is also the home of Eleanor Powell, the 1930s movie star. So ...
... of $25 each - oops!
We did see a queue of people, but thought it was for ferry trips! We realised after seeing everyone else wearing blue wristbands. Luckily, I wear a blue wristband from when I did the Bobsleigh in Whistler, so we went unnoticed as we sheepishly looked around the tall ships in the harbour!
... It will be bumpy.
I went west past Mad River Glen over the mountain, down 116 and east on 24 past the Middlebury Ski bowl. Lots of Road work made for a less than perfect ride but I enjoyed it.
Back on 100 south I had spent a little too much time zig zaging when"to what to my wandering eyes did appear but a Billowy black cloud and 8 trillion tiny Rain Drops," just south of Killington. I ...
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