As for me, I'd never been to Pittsburgh before, but one of the Posse members knows and loves that city so well that she often speaks of its charms and had more than once suggested that we take a group trip there with herself as our tour guide.
Finally a couple of us took her up on the idea.
The plan was that Tom, myself and another couple would travel together on Friday and our tour guide friend and her husband, both of whom had to work on Friday, would meet us at our hotel on Saturday morning and from there begin our official Pittsburgh tour. And this, in fact, is what came to pass.
And so on Friday morning at 11 am Tom and I and our friends set out for Pittsburgh. Our tour guide friend had suggested that we stop along the way for lunch at the Oglebay Lodge in West Virginia, which we did.
The museum was a 15-minute walk from our hotel and so we set out walking along the river, admiring the rows of bridges that span the water,