59 days til’ On the Road Again
in the Charlottesville area
for the annual checkups for people
and vehicles, we
have to leave Winnona parked
in town which is 23 miles from
the farm. So we go there first
and then out to check out the 3/4
mile long farm driveway to see
what has happened to the road
and how much the trees and bushes have
grown into it.
that needed to be done before
she could venture down the lane.
So she hung out in town for a while.
That’s David in the 1986 Chevy S10 pickup.
A virtual antique which just luckily runs and runs
and waits and waits without much complaining.
spring, the road needed gravel
to fill in some potholes.
He tolerates anything.
Farm house in the distance.
Winnona in the barnyard is the goal
have taken more.
Guess this is the result of all those spring rains
everybody in the Mid-Atlantic kept complaining about.
and cabin filter change and whatever else is in
the 66K mile service plan.
It went off without a hitch.
15 minutes later
out we go with a new due date.
It’s not always that quick and easy
but if you keep your vehicles in good
condition it is.
The last time we had it done was
when we were here in June of 2010
so we were long overdue
but thankfully they don’t send the PO-lice out to
get you if you aren’t even in the state.
Winnona to come on out to
her Greenfield Mountain Farm Campsite
But first, while she’s in town,
her turn for state inspection
in order to keep folks who don’t believe in mufflers or
pollution equipment in line or off the roads.
And here in Virginia they only cost $16 so I’m not complaining.
the little sticker that says reinspect in 10/12.
If she’s around here.
OR maybe not.
for her stay in Site NUMBER ONE
at the Greenfield Mountain Farm Campsite
Virginia October Snow Storm
which roared in Friday night!