Penn Alps Restaurant and Craft Shop

The main reason we ended up discovering Spruce Forest Artisan Village was the repeated recommendations of Ranger Mike to eat at Penn Alps Restaurant.  The restaurant is located in Grantsville, Maryland, about an hour from where we live.  So we had never been there.  But Kaylan’s request to see four states in one day meant …

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85th Birthday Celebration for Dad

Last weekend, on September 1, was my dad’s 85th birthday.  Because Dad’s birthday usually falls on Labor Day weekend, most of the family gathered in Lexington to celebrate.  Tom and I took three days off work and were there Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.  The rest of the family gathered on Sunday. Tom and I were …

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National Park Tempestry Project

Have you ever heard of or seen a Tempestry?  I had not – until this year.  In April, an article about the Tempestry Project appeared in one of my Facebook knitting groups.  I clicked on the link and was immediately hooked.  When I saw the National Park Tempestry Project getting underway, I had to join. …

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