BYE INDIANA + HELLO OHIO

MARK AND MELODY UPDATE FROM INDIANA

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There’s no sign at Johnny’s but you can’t miss this quirky building

MARK: Melody and I walked out of Larry’s bike shop in Huntington and walked back in time — in so many ways. Johnny’s restaurant has been around for nearly 70 years and it’s unique. A one-time drive in, it’s just a diner in the round.  Built by the owner, Johnny Davis, after he returned to the U.S. after World War II, it serves a classic diner menu. But the food is great. The service is friendly. And if you’re lucky enough to get there, make sure to sit at the horseshoe-shaped bar and visit with the locals.  (Read more about some of the locals we met there – including “Sam” the waitress who has been working there for a couple of decades and just got engaged the night before! More from Mark on his blog here. )

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Mark gets a homemade banana bread from one of the regulars.

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Sam shows her engagement ring to the regulars. She had been widowed 10 years ago and recently found love in her life again last year with a guy she had dated once before many years ago. Congrats, Sam!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MELODY:  This is me and my life.

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This is Mark’s life.   He made it to the Ohio border.  The yawn was real.

He just wants to finish now (and so do I).

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Ohio border. No big deal.

Thanks for following along on our journey!  You can also follow us on Facebook .  Still hoping to arrive in Rehobeth Beach, Delaware in the 3rd week of August!

2 Responses to “BYE INDIANA + HELLO OHIO

  • Kyle Renell
    1 year ago

    The third week of August is the start of classes at ISU. It is coming up SO fast! Tune and Mark, for your sakes, I hope it goes quickly, but…. it also means the start of the fall semester…. everything is relative! Stay safe out there, you two!