The rally is winding down and I need to decide where to go from here. The wheels on Liberty needs to be rolling on Saturday, which is only two days from now. Heck, I'm been thinking about it for several days and don't even know which direction to go. The way I usually travel is to pick a destination that is quite a ways away, then find stops along the way that have interesting things to see or do. I call it having a a destination with some journeys along the way. I'm having a hard time picking that long distance destination this time. By long distance, I don't mean cross country, it could be as short as 500 miles or less. The point is to find something interesting to head towards so I have a general direction of travel.
I could head east with D.C. as my destination. It is a place I want to go back too since I didn't see everything I wanted to see when I was there a couple years ago. The question is "do I want to put up with those big cities and all those people". The way things are in the country right now, I think I need to steer clear of big cities for a while. I have a feeling things are going to get real crazy before the election in November. I would hate to be passing through a town and get stopped by some protest shutting down the interstate. One of these times, things are going turn bad and I don't want to be there. I think the odds of something turning bad are higher in the east right now.
I could head south, with the destination being my family. It sure would be nice to see them, but it is still very hot and humid down there. Maybe I will be able to hold out until November for Thanksgiving.
If I head north, I could use the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior as a destination. I was given that recommendation a year or so ago. Some of the journeys up there could be campgrounds on the banks of Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.
Maybe the west is the direction I need to head. It has the wide open spaces, big skies and the Rocky Mountains. I don't think I have the time to make it all the way to the Pacific Ocean but I could make it to Colorado and the Rockies, then hang a left into New Mexico before heading back to Louisiana for November.
Decisions, decisions. Any suggestions are appreciated.
Meanwhile, back at the ranch, around the Goshen area:
|Olympia Candy Kitchen in downtown Goshen. It's been there since 1912. I resisted buying any of the candy.|
|I couldn't resist the hot fudge sundae. I came back the next day and enjoyed their double cheeseburger with side order of excellent conversation with the cook and waitresses.|
|Most people think of Indiana as something other than farming but it is the major business in the state.|
|Combination of old and new. Wind power and an old barn. :)|
|They sure like yard sales here in Indiana and Ohio. There seems to be one every mile or so on the smaller U.S. Highways. Nope, didn't stop at any one them.|
Ya'll take care of each other. I'll Cya down the road