Connecticut

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Well, we left the Wilson's and Charlotte and headed north.......but oh dear.
Well, we left the Wilson's and Charlotte and headed north.......but oh dear.
We stopped in northern Virginia and discovered an almost blown tire.......and it had worn through the wheel and made a mess. Here Dick is repairing th
We stopped in northern Virginia and discovered an almost blown tire.......and it had worn through the wheel and made a mess. Here Dick is repairing th
And while he is Mr Fix-it,  he might as well repair the closet slide too.
And while he is Mr Fix-it, he might as well repair the closet slide too.
Once chores were finished we headed to the C and O Canal along the Potomac River in Maryland. First we explored the Paw Paw tunnel.
Once chores were finished we headed to the C and O Canal along the Potomac River in Maryland. First we explored the Paw Paw tunnel.
It was almost 3/4 mile long
It was almost 3/4 mile long
and very very dark!!
and very very dark!!
But we survived.
But we survived.
Although after biking, we did have to go back through it.......again in the wet mud in the dark. Hehehehhe......
Although after biking, we did have to go back through it.......again in the wet mud in the dark. Hehehehhe......
This is one of the old locks.
This is one of the old locks.
Now it is invaded with grass and wild flowers.  How narrow they were.
Now it is invaded with grass and wild flowers. How narrow they were.
Here the canal still had water in it.
Here the canal still had water in it.
Farther down the trail, the Potomac River. We camped here and could see this out the window. Nice.
Farther down the trail, the Potomac River. We camped here and could see this out the window. Nice.
One of numerous aqueducts on the canal.
One of numerous aqueducts on the canal.
And again.......neat with the still creek under it.
And again.......neat with the still creek under it.
And then one of my flowers.
And then one of my flowers.
Just a blue flower....
Just a blue flower....
and lots of clover.
and lots of clover.
I found three four leaf clovers in this bunch. I should have then bought a power ball ticket! ah but i didn't.
I found three four leaf clovers in this bunch. I should have then bought a power ball ticket! ah but i didn't.
And a friendly neighbor. or maybe not so friendly?
And a friendly neighbor. or maybe not so friendly?
After the Potomac and the C and O Canal we stopped at Gettysburg for a quick tour.
After the Potomac and the C and O Canal we stopped at Gettysburg for a quick tour.
Such a bloody battle. They really should include a video of the movie Gettysburg in the tour. But the museum was very thorough on historical explanati
Such a bloody battle. They really should include a video of the movie Gettysburg in the tour. But the museum was very thorough on historical explanati
From Gettysburg, we eventually arrived in Carter's drive, Norwich, Ct.......Dick actually backed into this drive. Yep. it is only 9 feet wide. Heheheh
From Gettysburg, we eventually arrived in Carter's drive, Norwich, Ct.......Dick actually backed into this drive. Yep. it is only 9 feet wide. Heheheh
While in Ct we went to a county fair.......looks like Dick is happy? or.......hmm.
While in Ct we went to a county fair.......looks like Dick is happy? or.......hmm.
Bob and Ovida
Bob and Ovida
We also went out in the Boston Whaler......here are two silly looking folks.
We also went out in the Boston Whaler......here are two silly looking folks.
Bob and Ovida again.....but they look more normal. What happened to those other two?
Bob and Ovida again.....but they look more normal. What happened to those other two?
We went out to the beach beyond Watch Hill RI
We went out to the beach beyond Watch Hill RI
Bob and I even ventured out into the water.......a tad chilly.....
Bob and I even ventured out into the water.......a tad chilly.....
and we didn't stay long but it was good.
and we didn't stay long but it was good.
The sun felt good once out. Yes, definitely cold water. Brrrrrrr.
The sun felt good once out. Yes, definitely cold water. Brrrrrrr.