Monthly Archives: January 2008

Corned beef and ?????? Let me think.

Here in Southwest Texas, we have encountered the same thing we have encountered in every area of the country except Loogootee, Indiana.   Farm land is being sold to developers to throw up another unnecessary strip mall. This 9 acres of … Continue reading

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Blue? Who’s blue?

A british researcher has tabbed January 21st as the most depressing day of the year. His theory is  that a combination of winter weather, Christmas bills and broken New Year’s promises all combine to make folks really feel bad about themselves.  … Continue reading

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looks like guts.

The RV park where we are staying has parking for 850 units, 98 percent of which are permanently parked and tied down.  I would say most of the residents are from Iowa, Kansas and Minnesota.  It is a huge place and … Continue reading

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Traveling is getting expensive.

We arrived at our destination in Alamo, Texas  last Monday after 1525 miles of driving. Thanks to a 30 mile an hour headwind that fronted us until we turned right in Jackson, Mississippi, we used 155 gallons of diesel fuel and … Continue reading

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A little extra bonus.

Camping in Texas state parks is a bargain compared to Indiana. We stopped at Goliad State Historical Park north of Rockport Texas and spent two nights with full hookups for 15 dollars a night. The park was the former Mission Espiritu … Continue reading

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Subtlety, thy name is Susie

I headed for the campground office this morning to check the mail and I asked Susie if she wanted me to pick up a newspaper. “Yes, I do.” she said. “Do you know where’s there’s any change; maybe three quarters?” … Continue reading

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It probably doesn’t help any but….

We’ve been in Texas for a few days now and I can tell you this just from observations. If the people in Indianapolis are feeling bad about the Colts, let me tell you, the people in Dallas are reeling from … Continue reading

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