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Sep 20, 2014 - Mercer/Grove City KOA

We had a wonderful time visiting friends at the Carriage Rally. Yesterday we drove north to Grove City Pennsylvania on our trip home. We decided to enter Canada at Fort Erie, and avoid all the construction on Interstate 75, via the Detroit route that we took on the way south. Yesterday was a big 9 hour drive day, but leaves a shorter 5 hour trip today. Grove City KOA is one of our preferred campgrounds when passing through this area. It has nice pull-through sites with wifi, and cable if our satellite is blocked by trees. Last night they...

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Apr 13, 2013 - Mercer/Grove City KOA

We arrived at our usual KOA on the homebound trip. We arrived here, all shopped out and not going outlet shopping. I am settled in watching the Masters and later NASCAR from Texas. Wifi is good, and I have satellite for tonight's race. We are about 5 hours plus a border crossing from home. If all goes well, I will be at home and back to work on Monday.

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Aug 5, 2012 - Mercer/Grove City KOA

We have enjoyed our travels with Ken and Ann. Yesterday we toured Amish communities and other small towns . We stopped at several farmers market in the New Wilmington area. Glenna and Ann shopped at The Winner in Sharon as well as what was billed as the largest shoe store in the world, Reyers. This morning it is raining, so we are relaxing in the trailer watching the Olympics. Tomorrow we return to Canada and get back to work.

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Apr 12, 2012 - Mercer/Grove City KOA

Tonight should be our final night on the road for a while. We drove north-east to Pittsburgh, and then north to Mercer County. This is another one of Glenna's favourite outlet malls. Glenna did a little mall shopping and we have settled in for another night of hockey. I'm still disappointed with the Penguins losing last night. What does Glenna do while I'm driving you ask? This afternoon she was a first time caller to Nascar "Trading Paint" talk show. She has become a Nascar Momma! We are still adjusting to the cool weather. It was close to...

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Jan 18, 2010 - On The Move South

Glenna and Jason returned home from their Bridgepoint appointment shortly after lunch. All systems were "GO". Jason has completed his stage 1 rehab and doing very well. Glenna has had the trailer packed and ready to go . We started south shortly after 2 PM. The roads were perfect. We crossed the border without a hitch. I had some concerns about rush hour in Buffalo, but forgot it was an American holiday (Martin Luther King Day). Traffic was light as we crossed I90 to Erie and then south on I79 to Grove City.

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Aug 14, 2008 - Grove City, PA

On Monday, we drove from Greentown, PA to Grove City, PA. Along the way, we made a short, quick detour to see Hazelton, PA where our friend (Krista’s high school classmate) Krista McGinnis tells of visiting her family. On Tuesday, we went for a run on a great loop trail at Hunter’s Farm Park along Wolf Creek. Then, in the evening, we went to Sharon, PA for dinner where we met Frank Nance (Bruce’s college friend) and Frank’s wife, Peggy … it had been nearly 25 years since Bruce and Frank had gotten together. On Thursday, went for one more...

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Jan 31, 2008 - It's official, We're on the move!

Glenna officially joined the ranks of the retired this afternoon. At about 2:30 we got on the road. The Weather Network is calling for a major snowstorm, so we thought we would get a jump on our holiday and get through Buffalo before the storm hit. We had a nice afternoon drive down the QEW and crossed at Fort Erie. We headed west across I90 to Erie and then south on I79 to Grove City. We are 50 miles from Pittsburgh. It's no coincidence we are at Grove City. If we get snowed in tomorrow, Glenna is 500 feet from one of her favourite Outlet...

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Aug 22, 2007 - Aug 22, RV Hall of Fame Museum

Aug 22. Went to the RV Motor Home Hall of Fame Museum. It was in a beautiful new building that was a work in progress. They are planning more space for larger models. We saw three of the latest RV, and pop=ups. I really liked the new Leprechaun which had a hallway, and an enclosed bathroom with entrances into eh master bedroom and in the hall. It was beautiful. The pop=up had a platform for a "toy" and a potty and shower. Quite a small home away from home for beginning RVers. The exhibit hall had RV and trailers from as far back as 1928,...

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Sep 7, 2006 - South Bend, IN to Mercer, PA

Sept. 06-06 Wednesday South Bend, IN to Mercer PA - Exit 15 - 352 miles Sunny/Showers Plantation RV Park - Mercer, PA - CCC Park Stopped at Flying J @ 234B just before entering PA $2.83 - mileage 87510 - we went 687 miles. Put in 103 gal. $290. Diesel was $2.72 in Ohio. We drove through Indiana, Ohio and into PA. We stayed at a CCC Park. However Bill had some more bad luck as he had the stairs out and he struck the power box as he drove into the spot. He had to remove the stairs. What a time!!! Sept. 7, 2006 - Thursday Mercer, PA -...

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Aug 23, 2006 - Trip To Koa Mercer/grove City Pennsylvania

AUGUST 22 TOOK NINE HOURS FOR THE DRIVE FROM JERSEY CITY TO PENNSYLVANIA. TRAVELING ON 80 WEST THRU NEW JERSEY IS BEAUTIFUL A LITTLE HILLY AND ALL TREES ON EITHER SIDE OF THE ROAD. ITS HARD TO BELIEVE WE WERE IN THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF CITY LIFE JUST ONE HOUR AGO ON 95 THRU NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK. PENNSYLVANIA WAS EQUALLY AS NICE OF A RIDE. I FINALLY DROVE 130 MILSE OF THE 381 MILES. WE WILL STAY HERE TWO NIGHTS. NEED TO CLEAN THE CAMPER AND I DID FOUR LOADS OF LAUNDRY. NEED TO DO MORE TOMORROW. WE ARE GOING TO RELAX ALL DAY TOMORROW. NO...

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Jul 29, 2005 - And.............WE'RE OFF!!

It is Friday, July 29,2005. We are hitting the road at approximately 9:45 a.m. We are driving as far as Mercer, Pa where we will stop for the day/night. We have reservations at the Mercer, PA KOA campground. It is a beautiful day today with a temperature right now of 74. Everyone have a great summer and do stay in touch via my website so that you, too, can enjoy the trip. My next update will be when I can have access again to the internet. Until we meet again.............

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