Monday, October 13, 2014

Kentucky to Virginia

We left Kentucky and arrived in Lewisburg, West Virginia on Thursday, 10/9/14. It was a beautiful drive through the mountains.  Amazingly, the sights were full hook-up! Unfortunately, we did not take any pictures of the fairgrounds. For just $25.00 a night, I would surely stay here again! In fact, I hope to go back and see more of WV and KY. We just pushed through to get to Chesapeake and didn’t have time to enjoy our stay. In fact, we didn’t even set up satellite or hook up the sewer hose in Lewisburg, since we were only spending the night.

Lewisburg is home to the state fair and they have huge fairgrounds. In parts of the fair grounds, they are set up for RV’s. You pull into the grass field and see power hookups. We were told that the 50 amp power was along the fences. We saw some motor homes and backed in with them. Later, while walking Maggie, I realized we could have found us a spot away from everyone. There were three motor homes together about 1000 yards from us. I just cannot imagine how many RV’s they can hold.
Friday morning in Lewisburg was a wet morning. Fortunately, the rain stopped for most of my outside prep work. If I knew about the multitude of RV spots at the fairgrounds when we first pulled in, I would have gotten a spot where I could leave the truck connected to the RV and made our getaway that much easier. So, needless to say, the drive to Virginia was a wet one.
It’s not a lot of fun driving in the rain and the color of the leaves did not seem as vivid as they did on Thursday in the bright sun. Then there’s the danger of 26,000 pounds getting away from you on a tight turn on a wet mountain road! Halfway through Virginia, it looked like the weather was clearing; but we ran into more rain. Finally, as we neared Chesapeake, the weather cleared. However, the truck and RV are a mess and badly in need of cleaning.
Friday night, my oldest son, James visited. Saturday morning, we went to see my other son, Mike. We got to spend some time with him and our two grandsons, Greyson and Gregory. Our daughter in law, Heather is out of town.   
Last night, we got together with James, Mike, their Mom Jean and our grandsons and went to the Bier Garden for some excellent German food. I had Sauer Braten, as usual! I remember having that at my grandmother’s house as a kid and it was always soooo good!
So, we will be here for 11 days. Then, we head to Stone Mountain, Georgia to meet up my cousin, Dennis and his wife, Sandy and all of our friends from the South East Family Campers. SE Campers
There will probably be about 15 or so RV’s in our group. It is always a fun time!
There will be more to come, including pictures. Click the link below.


  1. Sounds like you are going to have some fun in the next few weeks. Hope the weather cooperates :)

    1. Thanks Laurel! We are looking forward to this time with friends and family. You should be back with George real soon and I know both of you are looking forward to that. Take care!