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Well folks it’s been a couple weeks since my last post, and that is because of the simple fact that I’ve been slacking! 🙂  BUT, I’m back with a vengeance, and have much to share. First, in chronological order, was GottaGetGon in Ballston Spa, NY. It was a 7 1/2 hour drive from Virginia, and each of us took a turn driving halfway. BOY, it was great to get off the road!

 

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What a great group of folks who are passionate about musical tradition. The days were full of guest artist concerts and workshops, and everyone would be playing and singing long into the night. One of the highlights of the visit was when one of the families hosted a tasty dinner for mom and myself. It’s not easy making a big meal in an RV! Big thanks to the Kelsey family! And, if you’re reading this, I bought a pack of that delicious Skull Splitter ale for my dad for father’s day! 😉 

After dinner there was a…

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It was a blast. These kinds of dances are great because anyone can do them, and it’s a great way to socialize and get a little exercise! The caller basically tells you what to do, so you don’t need any skill whatsoever.I highly recommend these for kids and adults! 

Thank you GGG for a memorable experience 🙂 

We decided to stay in a hotel on the return trip to split the drive and so we could take it easy a bit! Since we camped out at GGG, we were looking for more comfortable lodgings. We didn’t expect to get this view from our room!

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This is the Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre PA. We were so pleased with the accommodations, we thought about making a special trip back just to stay again. It looked almost like a Japanese garden on the grounds. Image

 

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So all in all, we had a nice trip. The drive was too long, and the weather in New York seems to change at the drop of a dime, but we enjoyed ourselves. 🙂

 

 

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