So! What does one get up to in Green Turtle Bay? With friends, Gregg and Carol, in tow: a new haircut and facial, checking out Grand Rivers downtown, viewing American quilts at a quilt show, tinkering on the boat – – – and that’s all on the first day.
With a glorious Saturday of sunshine and warmth, we set sail through Barkley Canal which joins the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers, to Moss Creek cove – a divine little setting, resplendent with an abundance of turtles lazing on logs and woodpeckers drumming in the background. We entertained Gregg and Carol on the flybridge with alfresco dining, before taking a tootle in our dinghy, exploring the cove. A most enjoyable way to spend a Saturday.
Although it constantly rained on Sunday, it did not dampen our enthusiasm for exploring the nearby Land Between the Lakes – a national recreation park. Gregg drove us to the Elk and Bison Prairie, where we saw bison up close and personal. Such a thrill to see them.
And the dogwoods have been glorious, both in town and along the Woodlands Trace in the Land Between the Lakes.
Each day we have dined with Gregg and Carol, tasting Southern cuisine. We have tried hushpuppies, fried green tomatoes, fried dill pickles, catfish and key lime pie.
What can I say? Enjoying our R&R in Kentucky with good friends has been an absolute joy.
Such is Life!