Bob and I went for a 65-mile motorcycle ride this morning. We rode alongside the Allegheny Reservoir and visited Chapman State Park. Click here for the route that we rode.
We wanted to get a ride in while it wasn’t raining, at least one time during this weekend. The summer so far has certainly been cool and wet in Northwestern Pennsylvania.
It was Youth Field Day at Chapman State Park, an event that we were not aware of when we decided to ride to Chapman State Park. In regards to Youth Field Day a Warren Times Observer newspaper article reported on June 25th that “all youth will receive a t-shirt, lunch and prizes. There will be expert instructors at several stations including shotgun, .22 rimfire, muzzleloader, archery, fishing, canoeing…All equipment is provided. There is no charge to participate.” Photographs of Chapman Lake would have been dull, given the overcast day; however, Youth Field Day added a bit of color to the lackluster background.
Before returning home we stopped at Perkins Restaurant for a late breakfast. By the way, it started to sprinkle soon after we came home. I haven’t seen any precipitation except for the sprinkles. It looks and feels like it could rain at any moment though. We’ll keep our eyes to the sky (and wunderground.com) and perhaps go for another ride later today or tomorrow.