Sorry for the Dick Vitale impression there, though college basketball is just starting, but I wanted to mention what a wonderful time I had at Perryville today, thanks to Darryl Smith of the Ohio at Perryville blog. He led an excellent tour and the entire park is just beautiful. Thankfully, the weather was gorgeous also.
I took a bunch of pictures and will post some of them and more thoughts about this day sometime soon.
He will be doing something like this again next spring. I HIGHLY recommend anyone close enough to Perryille to attend do so.
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