Yesterday, my husband and I had to drive to Montrose, Pennsylvania to pick up something I had bought from craigslist. I woke up to rain and was afraid we couldn't make it there yesterday. We took a chance and packed our tarps and went anyway. It is a very pretty drive. Pennsylvania is a beautiful state. If you have never been there before, it is mostly mountains and trees. Lots of trees, thick forests covering the mountains. They made the roads throughout the state by blasting through the mountains without destroying the forests. That is probably why you will find the roads are very narrow and very curvy. Going up and down the large hills, mountains really, constantly.
Dobb's Country Kitchen
One of the things we love to do is to go out to breakfast. Especially in the old fashioned type of diners. You won't find us stopping at any of the fast food or franchise type of restaurants. Diners really do have the best food. We stopped yesterday at Dobb's County Kitchen on our way back home. It was very good and so much cheaper than in New York. Very nice restaurant and the waitress was friendly and fast. Our food was good and we were happy with our choice.
According to Wikipedia: "What is now Hallstead was incorporated as Great Bend Village on November 28, 1874. In 1887, it was renamed to Hallstead Borough in honor of William F. Hallstead, president of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad. The boroughs of Hallstead and nearby Great Bend are bisected by both Interstate 81 and the Susquehanna River."
When we got to Montrose, we could smell gas in the air. I don't know if that has anything to do with the gas drilling going on down there, but it was very noticeable to me. Maybe because we don't have it here in New York. I got a slight sore throat from it and had to take cough drops. It would bother me if I had to live with it though. Smells have always affected me. Other than that, our trip there was a nice break from the every day chores at home.
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