Aspen, 4 weeks old, and on the road

As many of you know Aspen was born a bit “over due”. She was due to arrive on the 4th of May 2015 and waited a full 2 weeks more and showed up on the 18th of May! Scott and the girls had planned to hit the road on their corss-country trip (Canada to Key…

Day 22: Sheperdsville KY to Elizabethtown KY

Day 22: So today we decided on another shorter day so we could get to Elizabethtown and visit a museum we wanted to see. About 10 miles into our trip we saw a cyclist coming the other way. He passed us and then turned around and rode up alongside of us. It was the security…

Day 21: Clarksville IN to Sheperdsville KY

Day 21: Kentucky!!!! We had a short ride of about 4 miles to get into Kentucky. They have an old railroad bridge over the Ohio river that they converted into a pedestrian path. This was very cool and also a very popular place to be. We were there on a weekday morning and there were…

Day 20: Columbus IN to Clarksville IN

Day 20: This was really a pretty uneventful day. Grandma flew out of Indy so Ang was off with her all day. We had no events planned. There were no must see attractions along the way that we saw, so we just rode… and rode… and rode… This turned out to be our 2nd longest…

Day 19: REST DAY

Day 19: We took a day off in Columbus IN. Rainey was fighting off an illness and it was the last day that their grandma was in town. So we made camp for 2 nights in a little rustic cabin on a lake that was kind of a sports complex called CREAland. It had everything…

Day 18: Indianapolis IN to Columbus IN

Day 18: We decided to try and put on a good ride coming off an easy day. This was one of our hardest days out there. Not only was it a long day, but the wind was a little crazy. We were headed into a strong head wind the entire way. We actually found it…

Day 17: Indianapolis IN

Day 17: Today we decided to take a short day and get that movie in. So today all we did was travel from the north side to the south side of Indianapolis. We stopped in a little artsy district and had some ice cream at the Cultured Swirl. I now know why I always feel…

Day 16: Kokomo IN to Fishers IN

Day 16: The plan for the day was a quick ride down to the north side of Indianapolis, get in early and let the kids go to the movies with their grandma that is traveling with Ang for a few days. It was a easy flat 45 miles. Unfortunately that plan did not go to…

Day 15: Rochester IN to Kokomo IN

Day 15: Today we took the Nickel Plate Trail in Indiana from Rochester IN to Kokomo IN with a mid day stop over in Peru IN. This was really a great trail and you could tell how much train history there really was in the area. Once we go to Kokomo we ended up on…

Day 14: Nappanee IN to Rochester IN

Day 14: Today we went over to Amish Acres to learn a little more about the Amish. The property itself is not an Amish property, but a tourist attraction that was made from a former Amish Property. They have brought in other old Amish buildings such as an old school to enhance the attraction. There…