The best laid plans…

Today was to have been our touring day and we loaded our bicycles on the back of the truck, but we never got “a round tuit”.  We did, however, take pictures of various stops we made on our way to and from the VA in Green Bay.  Here are today’s pictures…

These are the flowers I picked yesterday and put in the bathroom to enjoy without the kitties eating them!

These are the flowers I picked yesterday and put in the bathroom to enjoy without the kitties eating them!

After hitting the road, I asked Mark to take ZZ all the way to Sister Bay so I could photograph this field we'd seen along the way.

After hitting the road, I asked Mark to take ZZ all the way to Sister Bay so I could photograph this field we’ve seen along the way.

I've also always wanted to photograph this stone wall in the same field.  It reminds me of Robert Frost's poem, Mending Wall.

I’ve also always wanted to photograph this stone wall in the same field. It reminds me of Robert Frost’s poem, Mending Wall.

Also on ZZ is this old schoolhouse that seems to be abandoned.  I'd love to know what the story is on this building.

Also on ZZ is this old schoolhouse that seems to be abandoned. I’d love to know what the story is on this building.

The swingset

The swingset

The slide with an overgrown ladder

The slide with an overgrown ladder

Driving through Ephraim we decided to stop for lunch at Wilson's.

Driving through Ephraim we decided to stop for lunch at Wilson’s.

It was like stepping back in time!

It was like stepping back in time!

That's a jukebox at our table.

That’s a jukebox at our table.

This is a monument across the street from Wilson's.  You can see Ephraim's two churches up the hill.

This is a monument across the street from Wilson’s. You can see Ephraim’s two churches up the hill.

Looking in the other direction we're facing the bay.

Looking in the other direction we’re facing the bay.

Coming into Sturgeon Bay, Mark pointed out to me where the Maritime Museum is.  We hope to go there sometime.

Coming into Sturgeon Bay, Mark pointed out to me where the Maritime Museum is. We hope to go there sometime.

I was in desperate need of a haircut, so I got one.  Don't worry; it will grow out again!

I was in desperate need of a haircut, so I got one in Sturgeon Bay. Don’t worry; it will grow out again!

We made a quick stop at the VA in Green Bay.

We made a quick stop at the VA in Green Bay.

The marina in Green Bay, as seen from the bridge.

The marina in Green Bay, as seen from the bridge.

Mark wanted to stop at the Harley shop.

Mark wanted to stop at the Harley shop.

This horse sculpture, made from Harley parts, is in front of the Harley store.

This horse sculpture, made from Harley parts, is in front of the Harley store.

On our way back we decided to stop at Mary O'Reilly's Irish Pub in Sturgeon Bay for dinner.

On our way back we decided to stop at Mary O’Reilly’s Irish Pub in Sturgeon Bay for dinner.

The publication we got the address from said there was a water view.  From the top deck in the back, looking over the fence  and using telephoto, I was able to capture the water view!

The publication we got the address from said there was a water view. From the top deck in the back, looking over the fence and using telephoto, I was able to capture the water view!

They had pretty flowers, though, and good food.  Mark had corned beef and cabbage and I had Irish stew.

They had pretty flowers, though, and good food. Mark had corned beef and cabbage and I had Irish stew.

We took Old Stage Rd, which Mark had been on but I hadn't, and got this picture of the evening sky.

We took Old Stage Rd, which Mark had been on before but I hadn’t, and got this picture of the evening sky.

And we found another barn quilt!

And we found another barn quilt!

1 thought on “The best laid plans…

  1. I really enjoy your pics & the stories. You are really living a great adventure.
    You are SO thoughtful; thank you for the anniversary wishes. We had a real good day.
    I thought for sure I knew which day is your anniversary, but now I can’t find it.
    Love you kids!

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