09.25.17 Route 66 Auto Museum in Santa Rosa, New Mexico

Monday, September 25, 2017 – Bozo and Anna Cordova have been the proud owners of  this very cool Mom-&-pop museum with classic, vintage, chrome & hot rod cars on display, plus Route 66 memorabilia since 2001. A few of the cars were actually for sale so Roy and I picked out the ones we liked best just in the off chance that one day we’d have the money for them!

You can see where they are located from a good distance with the bright yellow car mounted up high! I’m just gonna post the photos we took here.  We would both highly recommend visiting this place.  I purchased a Route 66 cap with lots of red white and blue bling, a New Mexico magnet and a Route 66 magnet for my refrigerator door collection!  We also bought someone a Christmas present, wooooo wonder who that is for!!

This is the one Roy picked out to buy!

Route 66 Map.  We driving from the first red dot you can see on the left to the one in Oklahoma City before heading south towards home!

This is the awesome car I picked out!  Very nice flames!!

Oh did standing in this telephone booth bring back lots of memories! 

We went on to Tucumcari, New Mexico where there was more to see.  Next up is the TeePee Curio shop!

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09.22.17- 66 Diner in Albuquerque, NM

Friday, September 22, 2017 – After riding the Musical Highway and the Sandia Peak Tramway, we really enjoyed eating at 66 Diner located on Route 66 in Albuquerque. Great food and amazing old time atmosphere! We felt like we’d stepped back into the 50’s and 60’s with their eclectic ambiance! Betty Boop, Elvis, Marilyn, vintage and neon signs, juke box, soda fountain and Pez collection are just some of what you’ll experience when you visit there.

Originally built as a Phillip’s gas station (Sam’s Sixty Six Service) in 1946, the business soon expanded to include a service garage to better meet the needs of locals and Route 66 travelers.   Converted to a diner in 1987, much of the original building is still intact, and the hydraulic lift “lives on” under the restaurant’s hopscotch court!

This was very funny “Jim’s Bumper Crop” made up of car bumpers!! As I said near the top, a portion of the dining room was once a mechanic bay, and there’s a hydraulic lift still intact under our hopscotch court! In 1987, they converted the service station into a restaurant.

We knew right away this was meant for Roy and I.

Our misbehaving amounted to me having an asthma attack while eating and then I spilled so much dreamsicle shake (oh how delicious that was!) all over the table while pouring some from the metal tumbler into the tall malt glass. The stack of napkins below came from me trying to clean up my mess. Roy was very well behaved so at least one of us was! While this was a fun day even if it was exhausting! We had a wonderful day of rest on Wednesday.  We then headed out on Thursday going to Santa Fe, New Mexico to see what’s between here and there.

 

 

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07.30.17 Treasure Lake RV Resort, Perry State Park and Russell, Kansas

Sunday, July 30, 2017 – In Branson, Missouri we stayed at Treasure Lake RV Resort for 10 nights.  In Ozawkie, Kansas we stayed at Perry State Park for two nights.  In Russell, Kansas we are staying at Fossil Creek RV Park for three nights.

Treasure Lake RV Resort is the biggest RV park we’ve ever stayed in.  When we first began RVing we stayed here two days and just spend 10 days this year. They have 588 sites on 340 acres. They have indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The mini golf course, walking and biking trails are really well cared for. Here are some photos of the resort.

  

Perry State Park is a Kansas state park located in Jefferson County, near Ozawkie, Kansas, United States, 20 miles northeast of Topeka Kansas. The state park features camping, a beach, hiking and a fishing and boating area.  We only had 30 amp electricity.  Roy says we won’t go back there because of the flying bugs!  There were also dozens of seagulls and geese roaming and flying around!

On our way to Russell, Kansas we started seeing the very cool wind turbines all along the highway.

 

Fossil Creek RV Park is a very small older Passport America park in Russell, Kansas.   No real amenities other than a laundry room.  Barely anyone here most of our three days here.  It is very quiet here and we are conveniently located in Russell to the city.  One unique thing about this city is that in the residential areas in town the streets are made of bricks.  Very charming.

We hid several of my painted rocks around town at the Post Office, two city parks, and a few retail businesses.

Here’s the only photo I have of the RV park here.  We’re under some shade trees, get excellent television and internet and we have 50 amp electricity, water and sewage!  Its in the mid 70s here today so as far as good things those are very good for us!

We’re leaving Kansas tomorrow for one night in Sutton, Colorado and then two weeks in Monument, Colorado at Colorado Heights RV Park.

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06.27.17 Hot Springs National Park – Gulpha Gorge Campgroud

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Today we traveled 168 miles from Lake Village, Arkansas to Hot Springs, Arkansas.  We are staying in Site 28 in Hot Springs National Park – Gulpha Gorge Campground.  This is a first come first serve campground which I am not terribly fond of.  You cannot make reservations and you never know if they have any openings until you get there.

We left Lake Village, Arkansas early this morning so we could have a better chance of getting a spot at Hot Springs.  This is a naturally beautiful campground with a creek running through it.  And they had a few spots open!!  We are parked right by the creek, have full hook ups and a nice level parking spot!

I’ve never experienced paying a machine for our stay before now and this one was fairly painless.  The park attendants took us around in a golf cart to choose the site we wanted that would hold Dora since she’s pretty big.  We found one and came back to the office to pay the machine!!

We only paid $15 which is half the usual nightly rate.  We have a Senior Pass that either gives us free admission to parks or half off!

The BBQ pit is in great shape (they normally are not) and the picnic table is clean and is now decorated with the plants that travel with us!

We’ll be here five days while we look around the Hot Springs area.  Unfortunately, as Roy was putting out one of our slides, it made an awful sound so he had to inch it out until it was in place.  He will be replacing the motor tomorrow.  Thankfully he has a spare motor that he carries with us!  Our sightseeing will not start until Thursday and I’ll share all that with ya’ll when it happens!

Roy’s already gotten the mini motorbike out and driven around the park!  We really like this place!

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06.26.17 Amite, Louisiana to Lake Village, Arkansas – Day One of our Route 66 Journey

Monday, June 26, 2017 – This morning Dora, Boots, Roy and left our little paradise in Amite, Louisiana headed for Chicot County RV Park in Lake Village, Arkansas.  We thought we were leaving back on May 8th but that wasn’t to be. I am all fixed up health wise so today it finally happened!

I’m referring to this trip as our Route 66 Journey but we have to travel through Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri to get to Route 66 so here we go!

The beginning of the day.  Dora is where she usually lives and Boots is where he usually parks and of course the house is always there!

Our patio decorations are all packed up and ready to roll. Chairs, tables, plants in pots and our floor mat. Roy’s sitting so close to Dora because he’s watching the outside television!One last look at our pretty flowers.

All the lillies and lantanas are cut back and you can see some of the rocks I painted.  Kallie and Madisyn hid them for me – hid in plain sight that is!

Roy’s unhooking our utilities – he’s so good about handling that yucky chore.

A look at the empty RV parking space and our patio  Dora’s out on the road ready to get hooked up with Boots.

We love the beautiful little house we built two years ago.  We are so blessed to have wonderful folks renting from us.  Thanks Kevin and Shannon!  You are the best!

Here’s Dora with Boots hooked up sitting on the road waiting for me to finish taking photos! Most people who have visited us always see Dora, our motorhome, with the slides all the way out.  That adds a good 6 feet to the width but without the slides being out this is what it looks like.  We have enough room to move freely through the motorhome but I’m surely glad we get to put the slides out when we are parked somewhere! Everything gets piled on top of the sofas and the bed for traveling.  It pretty much all stays in place.  Every now and then a kitchen drawer will open when we turn but then it usually closes back up when we turn a different way! 

All the plants that travel with us!  Roy made me move the one with the long vines before we got going!  He said he could just picture it wrapping itself around his legs as he drove!

Pretty sure no one can miss us with the bright orange strapping!  This is new for us, taking the motor bike with us on the road.  Looking forward to riding it!We stopped at Thrift Town Pharmacy on our way out of Amite to pick up some last minute prescriptions.  Here’s Roy, Dora and Boots waiting outside for me!

Roy drove 225 miles today.  That would normally take 3.5 hours but we tend to stop a lot and look at things so as usual it took us 6 hours to get to Lake Village, Arkansas.  We are staying just one night at Chicot County RV Park which is on Lake Chicot. Lots of green grass, oak trees and very quiet!  We walked to the Lake and discovered a fishing pier there that we took a walk down.  It’s a good distance down the hill to the pier and after walking back up that hill I realized I need to build up more stamina before tackling a lot of climbing and walking.  Here are some photos of our time out on the lake.  Looking back at the RV park from the pier. Here’s my honey Roy looking as cute as can be!  We leave here tomorrow for Hot Springs, Arkansas where we plan to stay in Hot Springs National Park at Gulpha Gorge Campground.  It’s a first come first serve campground so they don’t take reservations and that always worries me.  We’ll be getting up pretty early in the morning to start the three hour drive there.  I have a whole list of things we can do in Hot Springs but one that I’m pretty sure we will do is visit one of the bathhouses and soak in the rejuvenating hot springs water!

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01.02.16 17 Louisiana foods we miss when we are on the road

luhSaturday, January 2, 2016 – I came across the information below recently. It perfectly depicts why Roy and I always put on weight when we are home. It also fits into the blog posts I’ve been writing about things I love in New Orleans.

Folks around this country do not know what they are missing! louisiana cravings Even though I did not write this blog,  I changed photos to ones I liked better and added and changed information I wanted you to know.  I invite all of you to come down south and partake of all these wonderfully delicious dishes that are so very Louisiana!

There were originally 28 things on the list by Markita Lewis, but I removed the ones I don’t care passionately about so Rosalyn’s list is only 17 things!  I guarantee this blog post will leave you quite hungry and possibly even planning a trip to Southern Louisiana to check it all out!!

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28 Things Everyone From Louisiana Misses When They’re Out of State

You thought that leaving Louisiana would be a good idea to avoid the humidity and the heat and to see what else is going in the world. Within a week of moving to a different state, however, you realized that you might starve to death.

There are only a few (if any) restaurants that serve the types of foods you’ve eaten your entire life. You can’t make groceries (yes, make groceries) because the shelves of the grocery store are missing items that are essential to your pantry. And no one knows what a roux is! It’s a bigger culture shock than what you were expecting.

I moved from the Jambalaya Capital of the World to Georgia a year and a half ago, and I still can’t get over how different things are over here, even in a relatively close southern state. I am fortunate enough to have found some other Louisiana natives in the Peach State and though we do cook up some good food, we also talk at length about the foods we wish we had from back home.

While we’re all patiently awaiting the next time we can visit the Boot State and gain approximately 10 pounds, let’s appreciate the unique culture of Louisiana and all of the food that we took for granted.

1. Gumbo

Gumbo is the best soup ever invented, and it’s so good that it was made the official state cuisine of Louisiana in 2004. Finding good gumbo made by a non-native in a different state is extremely difficult, and we often leave disappointed after tasting someone else’s attempt. Time to start working on that gumbo recipe, y’all.

2. Andouille Sausage

Every Louisianan knows that not all sausage is created equal. We are very particular about the types of sausage we use because the sausage makes the dish.

When we can’t find good Andouille or hot sausage, it’s not uncommon for us to lament at length about our lack of good sausage options.

3. Jambalaya
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It’s probably one of the only dishes that you’ll see commonly made in a giant cast iron pot reminiscent of a witch’s cauldron. And if you could, you would buy a jambalaya plate from somebody’s fundraiser right now.

4. Étouffée

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Translated into English, this dish’s name literally means “smothered.” It is best described as a stew containing seafood (commonly shrimp or crawfish) and smothered with “the holy trinity” ( onions, bell pepper, and celery) in a roux served over rice. Eating this dish is an experience.

5. Po’boys

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Originally coming from the name “poor boys,” this is a simple, yet tasty sandwich on toasted French bread. You can order it fully dressed (with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and condiments), or keep it simple with your meat of choice and some Tabasco hot sauce. My personal favorite is a fried shrimp po’boy.  Sloppy roast beef po’boys are my second favorite!

6. Muffulettas

muffalettaThis Italian sandwich from New Orleans is bigger than your head and is made with layers of deli-style meats and cheeses and a special olive salad. We might not be able to agree on how to spell or pronounce it, but we can agree that it’s an amazing sandwich.

7. Beignets

A warm, fried, melt-in-your-mouth French doughnut with ample amounts of powdered sugar on top. What’s not to love? And although millions of tourists flock to Café du Monde or Morning Call very year for their famed beignets, Louisiana natives know the local cafes that deliver the same taste (with a much shorter line).

8. King Cake

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Everyone is always happy to see king cake because the appearance of king cake marks the beginning of Mardi Gras season. Alternatively, not seeing king cake is a bitter reminder that most other states don’t celebrate Mardi Gras, and yes, you do have to go to work or school on that Tuesday.

9. Seafood Platters

The seafood platters at our Louisiana restaurants put places like Joe’s Crab Shack and Red Lobster to shame. Nothing beats going to a restaurant and receiving a plate of well-seasoned fried and/or boiled catfish, shrimp, crawfish, crab, and frog legs (on occasion).

Even the sides are great accompaniments, with restaurants offering hushpuppies, boiled potatoes or corn, or Cajun fries (Olive Garden can keep its breadsticks).

10. Bananas Foster

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A dessert made with bananas, rum, and ice cream? Sign me up! Paul Blangé had the right idea when he created this dish at Brennan’s restaurant in 1951.

11. Crawfish

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King Crawfish. Known as crayfish, crawdads, or mudbugs, crawfish is a versatile crustacean that can go into any dish. You can put it in etouffeé, creole, gumbo, mac and cheese, potatoes, fish, crab cakes — the sky’s the limit.

It baffles us that people in other parts of the world find it a nuisance or use it as bait, and it saddens us that we can’t find any during crawfish season.

12. Boiled Seafood

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Too late. Imagine boiled and seasoned crawfish, crabs, shrimp, sausage, corn, and potatoes that you can eat until your stomach hurts. Beautiful, isn’t it?

It’s common to have a seafood boil during spring or summer events like graduation, family gatherings, and national holidays. You know you’re going to have a good time when someone busts out old newspapers, cardboard boxes, and a roll of industrial paper towels.

13. Shrimp Creole

shrim creoleThis dish involves cooked shrimp, the holy trinity, and a spiced tomato sauce over rice. It’s got a nice tangy flavor, and it’s light enough that you can go back for seconds. And trust me, you’ll want to.

14. Pralines

Pralines are a decadent candy made up of mostly caramelized sugar and pecans. Pralines seem deceptively easy to make, but one false move turns everything into sugar, effectively ruining your candy.

If you’re in New Orleans, you can find many praline makers including Aunt Sally’s or the Magnolia Praline Company. Pro tip: It’s pronounced “praw-leen.”

15. Snowballs

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In a place where it often gets to 100% humidity and temperatures in the lower 100s during the summer, we need something to stay cool. Snowballs are a perfect blend of shaved ice, syrup, and interesting additions (including candy and condensed milk), and many Louisiana natives know exactly where to go to get their fix.  The snowballs in Louisiana have creative names and flavors, and the shaved ice that is used is much finer than other parts of the country.

It just doesn’t feel like summer without one.

16. Red Beans and Rice

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We eat beans and rice on Monday, or really any day!  Before washing machines, women in New Orleans would do laundry by hand — using a crank and wringer, sometimes boiling the clothes.  And on laundry day, they needed to prepare a dinner that didn’t need a lot of TLC. Thus the tradition of making red beans on washday, Monday.  New Orleans red beans always includes plenty of sausage (or andouille) and/or pickled pork.

That wraps up all the yummy foods we miss most when not in Louisiana.  I still cook some of this while we’re on the road and I always make sure I’m stocked up on the ingredients I need to make those food taste like  Louisiana cook made them!!

One last thing that isn’t a food, but involves food, are our food festivals.  Louisiana has numerous festivals dedicated to food including the Strawberry Festival, Oyster Festival, Catfish Festival, Jambalaya Festival, Crawfish Festival and many more!

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12.10.15 Part Two of Christmas Family Time in City Park

Thursday, December 20, 2015 – After enjoying Cafe au Lait and Beignets with the powdered sugar covering everything around us and the girls enjoying playing at one of the playgrounds, we strolled the area and saw many cool sites! The younger girls had their faces painted.  Madisyn got a peace symbol painted on her cheek and Haylee got her nose and face painted like Rudolph!   All the girls crawled up on the Christmas Alligator Santa which is dear to the heart of every Southern Louisianian.  We even ran across some Star War warriors who posed with Madisyn and Haylee!20151205_161043 20151205_161410 20151205_162256 20151205_163240 20151205_164221 20151205_164244

When we made our way inside Celebration in the Oaks we found out there was more to see than we could have imagined.  Lots of local vendors are featured throughout the Celebration.  One was he makers of the soaps shown below.  The ladies running Earth Lotions handmake their soaps and can be contacted at: Imamena5@yahoo.com.  They offer way more than I photographed!

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Inside the big white tent near the entrance to Celebration in the Oats were children’s choirs taking turns singing precious Christmas songs and putting big smiles on everyone’s face!

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Then there was Mr. Bingle, the long time New Orleans tradition.  Mr. Bingle will get his own post but here’s the very large version of Mr. Bingle we enjoyed at the Celeration!20151205_194109

The line for the train ride was 45 minutes long (which is mostly why I recommend not going on a Saturday night) but the ride itself was very nice.  It took us all throughout the park and we got to see a lot more than we could have walked to see.

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The Carousel in City Park is an antique wooden carousel. The Carousel is often called the ‘Flying Horses’ by New Orleans locals. For more than 100 years, visitors have enjoyed this unique marvel – a beauty featuring “flying horses” and one of only 100 such carousels in the country. The Carousel is the masterwork of famed carvers Loof and Carmel, and has drawn praise from the National Historic Preservation Society. The Carousel is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Some interesting facts about the Carousel:

-The horses have real horse hair tails.
-Thirty of the horses move up and down and are called ‘flyers’ (thus the Flying Horses nickname).
-The Carousel still uses the original motor.
-The circular platform on which the animals ‘ride’ is suspended off the ground by 40 metal rods.
-The lion weighs 500 lbs.

Madisyn and Paw Paw enjoyed some fun time on the Carousel, same one I rode as a child! The older girls road rides Madisyn couldn’t so we’re glad she really enjoyed the Carousel!

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These photos are some of ours and since most of mine didn’t come out too well I grabbed some from the internet to share some of the sites at Celebration in the Oaks!

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Roy, Chip, Misty, Madisyn, Kallie, Haylee, Pam and I enjoyed our time seeing all the beauty, riding rides , riding the train, listening to the children sing and just being together!  It was a very long day but all in all it was totally great!

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12.04.15 Quartsite, Arizona and lots of Chauvin updates

Friday, December 4, 2015 –  Wow, wow, wow!  Just watched a couple of videos about a famous RVing site called Quartsite, Arizona.  We did not visit this area, but we should have!  For those who RV and for those who would love to RV here are the videos so you can increase your knowledge of great places to visit.  Here’s a brief summary of what Quartsite is all about:

Quartzsite, AZ is a sleepy town of about 3,000 residents during the hot summer months but when the temperatures cool down to the 70’s, hordes of RV’ers from the north and vendors following potential customers swell the number to around 500,000. The RV’ers stay in the various private campgrounds and more in the open desert managed by the BLM (Bureau of Land Management). Then it becomes the largest flea market in the U.S. and has the feel of a boom town. A big RV show is held annually and several gem and mineral shows can be found around town. When the temperatures climb back to the 80’s and higher in April and May, the northerners migrate back and the town goes back to sleep.

If you have time to view only one video I’d watch the first one.

What a wonderful week this has been!  On Monday we went to Chip’s girlfriend’s birthday party at his house and Chip popped the big “Will you marry me?” question and she said Yes!  Here’s the new little family,  Chip, Misty, Kallie and Madisyn.

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And here’s the whole family that gathered for the party plus Misty’s boss Pam who was kind enough to take this photo for us.

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Tuesday through Friday we’ve been working around the RV.  We’ve raked up dirt, planted rye grass and bermuda grass seed around the RV.  Daily watering has the new grass sprouting like crazy.

I’ve been busy this week with extra RVillage work and loving every minute of it.  My favorite part of the job is when I make the phone call (at the previously booked time) to walk an RV park 11012704_10206435908670848_7416352627122687934_nthrough the process of “claiming their park” which is how they can customize their RV Park’s space on RVillage.  I get to teach them about all of the amazing resources that RVillage provides FOR FREE to their park.  Seems like the word is getting out to more parks because every day there are parks requesting to claim their park.  We have over 38,000 RVillage members now and it’s growing every day!

Roy spent most of yesterday and this morning on pressure washing our rental house.  The moisture from the pond and the dust created by people driving too fast down the dirt road created a brownish appearance to parts of our yellow and white house!

20151204_122958You may remember when we were selling our house and everything in it one of the things we sold was our pressure washer.  We’ve borrowed Elizabeth’s (the one we sold her!) and my brother in law George’s since then but Roy decided no more borrowing so we purchased one from Sam’s this week.  What a difference pressure washing has already made to the looks of the house and he’s still working on it.  Next he’ll pressure wash Dora, our RV, the patio outside the RV, and the storage building Roy built.

All that remaining pressure washing will wait until next week because tomorrow, Saturday, we are joining Misty, Kallie, Madisyn and Haylee (Kallie’s cousin) at City Park to enjoy all the great park has to offer at Christmas including Celebration in the Oaks.  What a wonderful day we have planned and I’ll be sharing when I can.

20151204_115053It’s that wonderful time of year (said quite sarcastically) when I switch out our summer clothes for our winter clothes.  While we have a nice size closet we choose to only keep one seasons clothing in the closet and the other is stored in plastic containers in the storage bins under the RV.  This is what I’ve been working on the last two days and still working on it.  All of the clothes coming out of storage need to be washed and while our wonderful little Splendide washer/dryer is perfect for most days wash, it works overtime when we switch out clothing for days on end!!!

Our Christmas decorations are now set up on our dashboard with a few decorations outside.  I took a second photo with the curtain open but all the decorations were too dark.  Maybe a photo taken later in the day, we’ll see!

Roy replaced the four sets of exterior house lights with LED lights.  It’s sad that the original ones we purchased already needed to be replaced.  The moral of this story is buy the best possible for longer life!

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11.06.15 Grand Canyon South Rim Photos – Part Two

Friday, November 6, 2015 – Finally the last of the million Grand Canyon photos have been filtered through and these last ones remain to be shared!

Again I’ll say this was a blessing to get to see God’s amazing creations throughout the western United States!  We would definitely like to go back to see more of it when time permits. Here’s the photos folks!

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Now for some time of rest at our home in Amite, working around the yard and reconnecting with family and friends! Our current plan is to stay home until after January 1st. We’ll travel to Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina in January and February coming home in March for Madisyn’s birthday! After that who knows! We’re not for sure going to travel in January and February but that’s the plan for now!

I’m working more hours with RVillage now so there is not a lot of resting going on but it is certainly nice to be home! The cows have been by to visit a couple of times and we enjoyed that! Sitting down by the pond and enjoying what we worked so hard to get set up earlier in the year is wonderful! Roy has some daily projects around here and we’ll once again try to get some grass to grow between our RV patio and the flower garden by the fence.

Ya’ll come back now, ya’ hear!

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