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Thursday, June 18, 2009

IRV2 Rally – Day 5

The rally had a light schedule today, so we planned on driving to Hartville, OH, which is located a little north of Canton. We actually passed the Football Hall of Fame enroute!

Our destination was the Hartville Market, which is a big flea market that had a large enclosed area the sold meats & Cheeses, clothing, and most everything else. Outside, they had the equivalent of a farmer’s market that not only had fruits and vegetables, but plants and flowers as well. Here are a couple of pictures:

The marketplace……..

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Mom resting after a lot of walking……

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Patsy doing some serious shopping….

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Along the way, we saw a lot of Amish sightings, which we find interesting. The first was a man and his son on the way to the livestock auction with a pig in the trailer……

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and a lady picking fruit from a tree…..

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The following are general pictures that we took while driving the roads…….

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When we got close to our campground, we took a side road that ran up behind it. We were able to get an elevated picture of the campground. Our Bus is the ‘black’ spot in the center of the picture…..

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Tonight, we had an ice cream social with ‘soft serve’ provided by the campground. At the gathering, prizes were given out. Patsy and I won a $50 Love’s fuel card for traveling the furthest distance and another $50 gift card from RV Upgrades for the closest guess of the total round trip mileage for all attendees at the rally.

There was also a “Chinese auction”, where you buy tickets and put them in a container by a prize, and then winning tickets are drawn. I bought $20 worth of tickets, and distributed them to the prizes that I wanted. There were four that I really wanted, and I won three of them!!

I won a ‘campfire in a can’ which is a propane campfire with wood-like pieces in the fire, a metal water hose, and a flag pole. The flag pole is the type that has a foot that fits under a tire on the Bus. We were really lucky!!

Here is a picture of Patsy picking up our fuel card……

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Tomorrow is the final ‘full’ day of the rally. A catered breakfast is scheduled, along with an Amish buggy ride (Mom should like that!!!!), a basket making session, and a session on the IRV2 new software. Patsy and I will also pick up some baskets that we had custom made for the Bus, and a piece of hickory furniture.

1 comment:

ralph & carolyn said...

where do i need to send a Texas A&M Flag to fly on your new flagpole.

ralph & carolyn