Yikes, it’s been a while since we knocked something off the list. A combination of a busy Fall, waiting on snow, and working on some of the things that require a longer time commitment have slowed us down a little.
This weekend we headed to a driving range with my cousin Jamie and his lovely girlfriend Chantal. The four of us have varying levels of experience (other than a game of mini-put maybe 12 years ago, I’ve never hit a golf ball), but we had a lot of fun. We had different goals (hit the netting, hit the back of the dome, hit the ball retrieval cart), which I think we all achieved, so gold stars all around.
Thank you to Jamie and Chantal for coming with us!
Details: We went to the Golf Dome in Mississauga at Dixie and the 401. Details about hours and costs can be found here.
There isn’t much more I love than planning anything, really, so this one was a big challenge for me, much to Adam’s amusement. So it wasn’t until Friday morning over breakfast that we decided we would aim for Kentucky and/or Tennessee. We didn’t end up making it to Tennessee; on Friday we drove to Windsor and crossed into Michigan, and drove down through Ohio to Kentucky. Once into Kentucky, we decided whether to spent Friday night in Louisville or Lexington by rock/paper/scissors; Louisville won.
On Saturday morning we went to the Louisville Slugger Museum; then spent the day driving through Kentucky. We went on a tour of the Maker’s Mark distillery, stumbled upon small town street festivals, generally got lost in the best way, and then stopped in Lexington for dinner. We would have stopped at the Keeneland Racetrack for the horse races, but a giant storm cloud we had been driving ahead of all day caught up with us. After dinner we were back on the road and ended up in Charleston, West Virginia.
Sunday we got up early and spent the morning driving in and out of clouds as we drove through the West Virginia mountains, into Pennsylvania to New York and eventually home.
We absolutely loved Kentucky and are looking forward to going back when we have more time to explore even more.