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Mar 10, 2012 - Wrapping up four days of fun

One of the must do's at the Maplevats festival are the pancakes breakfasts. Regular and buckwheat pancakes with homemade sausage and gravy. A little heavy for me but you know who was able to put away a few "cakes". Buckwheat is not my favorite but nevertheless I tried to take the healthier choice. There were five pancake locations' and thirteen other food sites. These feature traditional favorites including one special ingredient-maple syrup. A walk is in order after breakfast. We did just that in historic McDowell winding in and around...

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Sep 10, 2011 - Bluegrass Valley

During pre-retirement life, we headed out I-64 W to US route 250 most every Friday evening. Oh, how we loved the trip to our own special getaway. It was fun to recall driving with very heavy eyelids, waiting to reach Stanton for a hot cup of coffee. Some of our most precious moments became precious memories! After three years of abandonment, curiosity carried us across historic Shenandoah Mountain, thru the valley , arriving in Bluegrass Valley located in the Allegheny Mountains. About six miles from the West Virginia line lies the weather...

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