Fairborn Hotel and Inn
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... disoriented as we walked to the Paul Laurence Dunbar house (a poet and high school friend of the Wrights), stumbled into a massive car show at the Carillon Historical Park, and drove all the way across town to see the Huffman Prairie Flying Field. Along the way we caught glimpses of the University of Dayton, Wright State University, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. All of it was mildly interesting, and yet nothing stands out.
We took a break from all the ...
... Day; hearty thanks to Bill and Sandy Sowers. I was pleasantly surprised to receive an email from a lady for whom I took a picnic photo (on the Air Force Museum grounds) on my smart phone and emailed to her (she didn’t have a smart phone or camera and it was such a lovely picnic!) So fun to hear from a stranger in Ohio! Thanks to her and to my high school friend, Avis for pleasant surprise phone call this week. Feeling blessed. . .
Pretty quiet night! The tree frogs went until about 3am and then quieted down. The hiway sound is kind of like white noise...constant and fairly consistent. There is no construction and no reason for using Jake Brakes, so just the constant hum of engines and wheels on pavement. Today was a day of 'Wright's' or too many Wrights can be wrong...We left after what thought was rush hour in Dayton and went to Wright-Dunbar Interpretive ...
... They also have 'Hay Rides' which consist of sitting in a big wooden trailer behind a small tractor and being pulled around the park... And, tonight we discovered that there are fireflies all over the place. This is a big thing for us..we don't have fireflies out west in Alberta. It's too hot and dry. They seem to love hot weather and damp conditions. It's 35c and we are beside several ponds, rivers and swamps. It's so lush and green ...
... present. It was surprising to see so many British Aircraft, including a rare Bristol Beaufighter. There was also a missile silo-like building housing quite a few rockets. Side exhibits included the Aviation Hall of Fame and a chance to fly a space shuttle simulator (which couldn’t be resisted)!
The afternoon saw us at Carillon Historical Park, touring the many old buildings and exhibits in the 65 acre setting ...