Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fair Fare

New Hampshire does fairs a bit differently than what we are used to in Minnesota.  Think of them more as regional fairs.  There is even a 4-H fair.  Today we attended the Hopkinton State Fair which is an agriculture fair. … Continue reading

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Museum and Hutchinson

Our outing today was to the Museum of New Hampshire History in Concord.  Admission is $5.50 each.  It’s not a large museum but very nicely done.  Inside there is a mock fire watch tower you can climb up to look … Continue reading

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Mini Horse and Donkey Farm

While the motor home was being worked on we had to find somewhere to go so we went for another drive in the country.  After checking the GPS for attractions near us we found White’s Mini Horse And Donkey Farm … Continue reading

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President Pierce and Pumpkin Chunkin

A family of wild turkeys greeted us this morning.  I got a picture through the window, but as soon as they heard a noise from us they scurried off. The New England states have tons of quaint little towns all … Continue reading

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Google Maps and the Beach

This morning we got up early and went exploring.  The first thing we saw was the Google Maps Street View car. . I just HAD to get a picture of it.  Of course he was looking right at me when … Continue reading

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CCC Museum and Work Camping

Bear Brook State Park is beautiful and very popular, being nearly filled to capacity over the weekend, mainly with tent campers… we felt out of place.  We had to move our rig from one spot over to another one because … Continue reading

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Bear Brook State Park, NH

Goodbye Boston, hello New Hampshire.  We have moved north to Bear Brook State Park very near Concord, New Hampshire, where Eric and Danielle live.  Our campground is in a remote location of this forested park down long narrow winding roads.  Oops, we missed … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor

We have one day left of our reservation here at Wompatuck State park, with no plans for anything to do.  We checked the literature we had and discovered there was a commuter ferry that left Hingham about 5 miles from … Continue reading

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Wompatuck State Park

We’re spending 5 days here while we attend the wedding and explore the Boston area.  This is a nice heavily wooded state park. The land was used as an ammunition depot during World War ll, and many features from this … Continue reading

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Wedding and Boston

It’s been a busy couple of days.  Saturday was our son’s wedding we came here for.  I don’t like to put other people’s pictures on this public blog without their knowledge or permission so if you want to see more … Continue reading

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Quincy, MA

First thing this morning we loaded up the Jeep with Teresa’s stuff from the house and took it in to her in New Haven.  We couldn’t stay long as we had to be on our way to our new location … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles…and buses and boats, etc.

It’s been a busy two days. Gotta love public transportation! Wednesday we left the RV at the campground, drove the Jeep to the train station in New Haven, Connecticut, took the train to New York City, then took a city … Continue reading

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Hammonasset Beach State Park, CT

Today was a peaceful one.  We left Chicopee, MA, and went south.  We were a day early for our reservation at Hammonassett Beach State Park but we thought we’d take a chance and see if they could accommodate us anyway…. … Continue reading

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Concord, NH

Busy day today.  We left the RV in a Walmart parking lot in Chicopee, Massachusetts, and drove the Jeep up to our son’s place in Concord, New Hampshire.  We delivered the goods from the house in Minnesota and then took … Continue reading

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Springfield, MA

Cindy and I went shopping today while the boys stayed at home.  It was great to have some girl time again. Later in the afternoon, Bernie and I said goodbye and left Schenectady, New York.  We decided to stay in … Continue reading

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Schenectady, NY

We bought some fresh picked peaches from a vendor who had a stand setup at one of the rest areas along the interstate… mmm, delicious. All this driving is making us tired, and tired of it.   Tonight we are … Continue reading

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Erie, PA

Another day of just driving.  Today we were up early to try to beat the Chicago area rush hour.  It went quite well as we had no delays.  We put on 414 miles today and crossed into Eastern Time Zone, … Continue reading

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Joliet, IL

We met some people who were on their way home on an RV trip to Alaska.  They said it was a great trip, no problems at all. Nothing much to report today.  We just drove as far as Joliet, IL, … Continue reading

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Goodbye House–Hello Road

And the adventure begins!   The house actually sold a few weeks ago and I’ve been anxious for the “sold” sign to appear.  Our plans were to leave for the east coast today.  Finally the “sold” sign went late yesterday! … Continue reading

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