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Weekend fun and food…

Well, sorta. As I write this, Tennessee is in it’s 5th day of reopening. Hair salons, nail salons, tattoo parlors, retail, many restaurants, parks and outdoor venues are all out there with doors wide open. The weather is great and … Continue reading

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Sheltering in Place

It has been a while since I last posted. Covid-19 has settled in to our country and like others we are “safer at home” or were until our mayor updated our status to “shelter in place.” It has been a … Continue reading

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A Smackdown Storm

A freight train blew through our neighborhood early this morning in the form of a hard hitting, smackdown storm. John and I were jarred awake as intense light flashed through the windows followed by a deafening clap of thunder. Then … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 10, Scarborough to Filey

Planned mileage: 12.0Actual mileage: 10.5 Accomodations: Abbots LeighRating: Good Dear Leslie and Mike, Another mini update tonight.  WE ARE DONE! We have mixed emotions about being done, we have immensely enjoyed the scenery and each other’s company.  Being out everyday … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 9, Robin Hood's Bay to Scarborough

Actual Hike: We took the bus to Scarborough and walked back toward Robin Hood’s BayExpected Mileage: 14.0Actual Mileage: 10.0 Worst Part of the Day: Wishing we had hiked instead of taken the busBest Part of the Day: Taking the bus … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 8, Whitby to Robin Hood's Bay

Expected Mileage: 6.0Actual Mileage: 7.75 from B&B to B&B Accommodations: The VillaRating: Very Nice!Date: Monday, May 14, 2018 Hi Leslie and Mike, We have have finished our day and have settled in Robin Hood’s Bay though we are still waiting … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 7, Staithes to Whitby

Expected Mileage: 11.0Actual Mileage: 12.5 Accommodations: No.7 Guest HouseRating: Very Good, location is excellentDate: Sunday, May 13, 2018 Hello Mike and Leslie, Today is Day 7.  I think I was confused yesterday and we don’t want to repeat days (apparently … Continue reading

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