The northern Ohio Lake Erie shoreline between Oregon, and Port Clinton, Ohio is blessed with long stretches of protected wetlands and parks. The Ohio DNR manages Maumee Bay State Park, Metzger Marsh, Magee Marsh and other areas. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages Cedar Point (not the amusement park, the other one), Ottawa National […]Read more "The Biggest Week in American Birding May 4-13, 2018"
Sunday April 8- I was up early, made breakfast, poached eggs and Canadian bacon, then got ready to go to church. Joy, the owner of Gnawbone Coffee had invited me to services at Parkview Church just down the street. Services started at 10:30AM. I arrived a bit early. They served coffee. I believe coffee is […]Read more "The Other Nashville (Part 4, The Final Chapter)"
Thursday April 5-It was a cold night. The temperature dropped into the twenties. The furnace cycled on and off all night to maintain a comfortable 68 degrees in the RV. I was awake at 7:30AM but remained under the covers for another half hour. I could either walk to the camp showers, or use the […]Read more "The Other Nashville (Part 3)"
Tuesday April 3- I slept in past 8:00 AM. The storms made for a restless night. It was still raining. I got ready for the day and drove to the Gnawbone Coffee Shop just down the street. Gnawbone is the name of the small unincorporated community where the RV park is. I had asked how […]Read more "The Other Nashville (Part 2)"
It had rained all night again Sunday until early Monday morning April 2. The ground was saturated. The weight of my steps forced muddy water to ooze out from between the stones of the paved site. My first chore of the morning was to catch up on the laundry. I had enough for two medium […]Read more "Welcome to the Other Nashville (in Indiana)"
I decided to use Saturday to hang out at the RV and organize a few things. In an RV you try not to accumulate anything extra. When you do it’s time to sort and toss. I also worked online again. Later I watched Monster Zero Vs. Godzilla on Svengoolie. New neighbors had moved in […]Read more "The Weekend in E-Town, Kentucky"
Friday March 30- It was another rainy day. I was unaware of the number of distilleries in the Elizabethtown area. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail weaves its way through the countryside. There are over thirty distilleries that can be visited including Jim Beam, Woodford Reserve, and Makers Mark. I set my sights on Maker’s Mark. […]Read more "Maker’s Mark Distillery"