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Friday, June 11, 2010

How About Some Bridges and Beverages?

We searched for many of the old wooden covered bridges (love them!) marked on our maps. We became somewhat obsessed by locating all of them which I think we did. I can't post all of my pictures but here are a few.


Thanks, Kim, for my card! I would love to treat my daughter and daughter-in-law to their favorite Starbucks beverages!

Have a great Friday!


  1. I've led a sheltered life. I want to see covered bridges!

  2. Thanks for your comment on my blog. I'm your newest follower!

    Love your bridge pics. We lived in Lancaster County, PA for 9 months several years ago. I couldn't get enough of their covered bridges!

  3. I've never seen a covered bridge much less been across one. Are these in Texas? If so I'd love to find out where. Got to love Starbucks! :) Carol

  4. Carol, these were in Vermont. I did Google Texas ones for you.


  5. I've never seen a covered bridge either. What is it about them that makes them so intriguing? They are beautiful, thanks for sharing.

  6. oh they are great...I love bridges...covered or uncovered...what a great prize....

  7. Love the covered bridge pictures, Diana! Something nostalgic about them!! Have a blessed weekend!

  8. I had never seen a covered bridge until I married...there was an old one in the county we lived in at that time...it was not maintained so it seemed kind of creepy to me...

    The ones in your pictures look lovely!

  9. Cool bridges! A great reminder of times gone by! I hope you enjoy the crab salad. Glad my post was timely. The shops were north of Atlanta. Now that we know EXACTLY where they are...ha! ha!... I think we will be going back!

  10. The pictures are beautiful...now I really want to just get in my car and go. I will be heading to the hill country this weekend to celebrate our 30th anniversary. I also enjoyed the Chris Tomlin song...he is great.
    From another Texas gal,
    Thanks for stopping by my blog

  11. What a fun and lovely tour.. thanks for sharing! We have a nice one just a few miles from us. It's about time I visited again! -Tammy

  12. Hello! The covered bridge pictures are gorgeous! And, the starbucks sound yummy too! An iced frapuccino sounds pretty good today :) Thanks for stopping by my blog...It's very nice to meet you,

  13. that bridge is sooo pretty!!! I think it would be a great place to get some cute portraits made :)

    and what a sweet mom you are!!! I bet you're an awesome mother in law!!!!

  14. Hi there, Love the bridges-the two times we've been to Vermont we've found some-they are wonderful.
    Thanks for sharing, have a great weekend.
    Hey, let's do lunch on our cushions-your place or mine.
    Hugs, Noreen

  15. I love Starbucks and Covered Bridges. covered bridges are the best pictures. Beautiful.
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  16. Hi,
    I found your private blog! It is great and I am looking forward to reading more of it. I love the New England. It looks like you had a fabulous trip.


  17. Diana, Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful pictures and for your sweet comments to me. I hope maybe Jeff and I will be able to travel like that someday. Would love to be able to take the kids, too. Our "vacation" this year will be at Falls Creek!

  18. I love the pictures! Where are these located?

    Happy Friday!!

  19. Love the bridges...haven't seen any in a while. Used to see them all the time in New England.

  20. Beautiful bridges, Diana! Your photographs remind me of Bridges of Madison County... one of my favorite books ever! =)

  21. That is neat they actually put the covered bridges on the map! Didn't know that. Would be so interesting to visit them! LOVE the photos!

  22. Hi Diana,
    Thanks for dropping over yesterday. Good to hear from you hon! Some how I missed this blog that you have cause I always have gone to the cooking blog. Have been missing out, you have some very nice posts!! I too, love covered bridges, they are simply fascinating to me for some reason.
    I have always wondered why they decided to cover them or why didn't they cover all bridges?? I am
    sure there is probably some reason somewhere!! lol
    These are just great pics....I enjoyed them so much. Maybe in the future you can share all the ones you have seen just a few pics at a time.
    I have never seen any like the 2nd & 3rd pic.
    Thanks for sharing these neat pics with us.
    Hope you have a delightful weekend,
    Blessings, Nellie

  23. I love these bridges..feel bad for the old ones though! Come say hi :D

  24. One of the best things in New England is covered bridges, at least I think so! I was excited to find one out here in California when we moved here. :0)