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Oct 8, 2018 - Signs along the way
I had no idea there is a Prague, Oklahoma. When I think of Prague, it's in the Checz Republic, and I remember Christmas markets with Mo, not to mention a great story my friend Julia tells about saying no more beer and getting more beer anyway. It was intriguing that Prague, OK, has something called the National Shrine of the Infant Jesus, prominently marked on the highway information signs. I had to see it. On a bicycle, I would not have gone the 7 miles out of my way. In a vehicle, no problem.* The Shrine, of course, is a Catholic...Jump to full entry
Sep 9, 2018 - Last day in Little Rock
We returned to Little Rock on July 12th. We were back for various reasons. We had plans to be around until tomorrow...for various reasons. We had thought we would have had a couple of gaps in the calendar that would allow for us to be out of town or out of state for a few days each time. But as with all good plans we were only gone to Red Bay for a week in August. One of the influencers in our decision to go full time in the motorhome was the summer. We did not want to spend the summer in the heat. Now the same is true for the winter, we...Jump to full entry
Sep 8, 2018 - Loose ends...
Friday, the last business day we are in town. Several little things to take care of while everything is open. Quick stops at the store for a few items. Focus on getting all the items identified that I need to move out of the Bus and into the storage unit. Then the text from Beth that my new golf bag had been delivered to her house. So, I took a few items that I had identified and headed out to Conway. I stopped by and saw the girls for a few minutes, picked up my package and headed to the storage unit. I had driven through some very hard...Jump to full entry
Sep 6, 2018 - Post Labor Day blahs...
Labor Day has passed. The first weekend of college football is past. Time to slow down. First, because it the last month of major league baseball and the playoffs are soon. Second, it is almost Ryder Cup time. And third, it is still so dang hot you do not want to be outside doing anything. Sweat comes with just being outside and moving. It must be time to go north...like in next week. So how have we spent the last three days... Tuesday was HOT. Sue elected to work on office work and scanning so we can get the excess papers out of the Bus....Jump to full entry
Sep 3, 2018 - The Labor Day weekend
Saturday...September 1st...the first full day of college football. WOOHOO ! ! ! Game Day and all the stuff. Some games on the satellite inside. Over the Air network coverage on the television outside. Good seats for both. Back and forth...one game to another. What a day. In between I ran to WalMart to make sure we had all we needed for the ballgames. To keep in the feeling of first football Saturday, I grilled hotdogs and we enjoyed them through until the late games...Arizona teams, really late. Went to sleep with games still being played....Jump to full entry
Aug 31, 2018 - Last two days of August and still HOT
Thursday: Finally, a day with nothing on the schedule...and I mean nothing. This does not mean there was nothing to do but there was nothing on the schedule. One thing that required us to leave the Bus was to return the rental car. It was due on Wednesday evening but BC did not get our Bus and truck synced up in time for us to get the rental returned on time. We did get BC to reduce their bill by the amount of the extra day...one little victory. We grabbed lunch at David's and walked it off in Academy Sports. Then back to the Bus. Ziva and...Jump to full entry
Aug 30, 2018 - Getting Started
Today we got a late start because Sam had a 4 pm doctor’s appointment in Hot Springs (all is well) and we didn’t see any point in driving 80 miles back to Mena and then covering the same ground yet again, so we stopped early at Maumelle Park in Little Rock. It’s a beautiful Corps of Engineers campground right on the Arkansas River with lots of trees that have sun shining through them this morning. We had a nice scare before we got a mile away from home. All of a sudden, we heard a strange and continuous sound that we didn’t recognize. At...Jump to full entry
Aug 29, 2018 - Back home in Maumelle Park
It seems like we are home...or at least where we have spent a lot of time. Maumelle Park, space F1. A double wide paved pad, shade, it does not hold rainwater and it does not get satellite...with the Traveler. But that is why we have remote satellite antennas. Now we got here Monday after we left Downtown RV Park in NLR. It was an easy 20 minute drive on I-30 and I-430 and then down Cantrell. I drove the Bus with Ziva as my passenger and Sue drove the truck. It is not set up yet to tow but will be soon. We arrived to find our spot had been...Jump to full entry
Aug 28, 2018 - Maumelle Park (8/19 - 8/22/18)
Maumelle Park is another one of our favorites, a C.O.E. (Corps of Engineers) park. It is right on the Arkansas River and our site backed right up to the river. We were in site B32 and it was beautiful!! We spent our first afternoon just enjoying the beauty. Tim did take a motorcycle ride to see what was around the area. The place was loaded with squirrels. At any time there would be 3 or 4 of them chasing each other around and scampering up the trees. One time I was sitting out by the picnic table reading and was almost run into by two...Jump to full entry
Aug 8, 2018 - Last night at Maumelle Park
It has been six days since I posted anything. It does not seem like we did a lot...but then I look back and remember how each night by the time I got to the couch to post, I was exhausted. Tomorrow we pull out for Red Bay, Alabama. Our reason for going is to have work done on the wiring and switches on the television system. We have issues when have to use the remote satellite unit. A myriad of issues, like voltage, like length of run, etc... We also are going to get our good friend Chris to fix a little cabinet issue while we are there....Jump to full entry
Aug 2, 2018 - My, how time flies...
Sunday through Thursday this week has been very impactful on us and it has been coming...one thing after another. Because there is so much I am going to plow right through them and not go into great detail. So...here we go: On Sunday we spent a lot of time around the Bus as Sue prepared for her "heart ablation" on Monday. Not a great deal went on other than a few groceries being purchased and walking Ziva. Now that was a little problem as I tweaked my knee earlier in the week and it was a little weak on Sunday night. We went to bed early so...Jump to full entry
Jul 27, 2018 - It is getting closer...
Well, there are two things that are getting closer...one is OneBanc is still on schedule to close the sale on the 31st, and second is Sue is scheduled for her ablation on Monday the 30th at 10:00 a.m. All the confirming phone calls and everything have been set in motion. That is looking forward, now for a quick look back at the last two days. On Thursday after I got around and dressed I went downtown to the main bank. The purpose of my trip was to turn in my computer and my keys to the bank. Also, I was confirming everything had been...Jump to full entry