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Month: May 2016

Indy 500 – 100th Running ?>

Indy 500 – 100th Running

We arrived in Indianapolis Wednesday and the town was buzzing ! Record crowds were expected and an announcement was made that the race tickets were sold out for the first time in the history of the track. With that announcement the local TV ban was lifted for the 1st time in 66 years. We had a non stop week with Carb Day Friday where we watched the final 500 practice, Indy Lights racing, team pit competitions, and ended the night…

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Zac Brown Band – Noblesville, Indiana ?>

Zac Brown Band – Noblesville, Indiana

The next stop for us was to take in a Zac Brown Band concert in Noblesville Indiana. We found a campground right across from the street from the Klipsch Music Center that help make this stop really special. It’s farm property that was sold due to the concert noise and purchased by Pete Watson – aka – Park Ranger Pete. It’s affectionately known as Sleepybear Campground but to be honest there’s not much sleeping going on around there ! Music,…

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So what the heck is a Hoosier? ?>

So what the heck is a Hoosier?

Well I did some research and I was hoping for something odd or interesting…nope….. it’s just someone from Indiana. Many of our trips from Florida to Illinois have been spent on I65 in Indiana Over the years I have developed a curiosity for some of the things I have seen along the way. One of these is Fair Oaks Farm. For miles and miles you see billboards of advertising. OK I will admit it I have a fascination with Farms…

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Cheeseheads and Flatlanders ?>

Cheeseheads and Flatlanders

Upon leaving the Kentucky Derby we headed north to Milton Wisconsin for what was to be a week of golf, motorcycle touring, bicycle riding and boating. Wrong…..what we didn’t count on was the bad weather. Below freezing temps at night and rainy afternoons forced us to clean and organize the bus. Highlights of the week were that the resort was ┬áhaving a John Mellencamp tribute band Saturday night with our friends Jayne Bockman and Iver Johnson and the self service…

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And we’re off!. ?>

And we’re off!.

On May 19th I (Nancy) left Florida for Chicago and then to China for work. In the meantime Fred left Florida on May 27th to re position the motor coach and meet up with me. Fred traveled with the pups and another coach, with our friends Chuck and Cathy Hopper from Florida to Louisville KY. I joined them on 5/2 in Nashville and we set off for Louisville to set up for the Kentucky Derby. We stayed at Derby Park…

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