It rained most of the night and was still raining this morning. We did not rush around this morning, but when it slowed down to a mist, we got
on the road. It actually kept raining off and on all day until about when the sun came out. By the time Cal stopped riding this afternoon he was completely soaked. Cal
After about the first half hour this morning we were in very rural areas. We rode through the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Henry A Wallace facility. Henry A. Wallace was an Iowan who served as Vice President (1941-45), and United State Agricultural Secretary. We also went by the Beltsville NASA facility.
Here are some photos of colors I saw today – trees along the road, flowers, pumpkins plus a horse farm.
We made it to
on the Annapolis Chesapeake Bay. As we crossed the Severn River Bridge Cal stopped and took photos of the . Annapolis Naval Academy
|Naval Acadamy from the Severn Bridge - Acadamy Bridge|
Actually it was pouring rain when we drove over the
Later tonight we ate at a local seafood restaurant – delicious crab cakes! For some reason, tonight high tide is to be 2 feet higher than normal – warnings have been posted. Low spots in parking lots were filling up with water. When late restaurant patrons leave they could be walking through several feet of water to get to their cars!
Tomorrow we are going almost straight east toward the coast. At approx we will stop where ever we are to drove north to
. We will spend the evening and night with dear friends in Dover. One summer while they lived Mt Pleasant, they went along with our group on RAGBRAI. Dover, Delaware
As I am writing this tonight it is pouring rain again!