Up early for a quick bite then went to the Pinehurst track to meet Steve Mahar. Really nice spot with 1/2 mile/5/8 mile track and a mile track-all sand based and soft-no frost heaves here! Visited with Steve at the barn and then had a tour. Large old barn on the property which is now used as a reception hall and was where Annie Oakley stabled her horses. Walked around historic Pinehurst then stopped for coffee at The Red Door. Joyce and Gordon went for a long wal...
Downey & Reid Amazing Adventure
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Up early and had a nice breakfast before heading out for a walk. Walked for an hour and then headed to Pinehurst. Stopped outside Roanoke, Virginia for lunch at Applebee's-soup and sandwich. A nice drive through hilly country and level farmlands. Bypassed Greensboro, NC and drove through piedmont terrain (an area of gently rolling land between a coast and mountains) and the sandhills region. Arrived in Pinehurst and checked into the Econo Lodge (almost didn't sta...