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Mar 9, 2020 - Wichita Falls, TX

Leaving Texarkana on US 30 to US 82 into Wichita Falls, TX where we stayed at Wichita Falls RV Park. We had stayed here before and really like this park. Big long sites and very quiet which was very welcome after the last noisy park. Just here for an overnight.

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Winter 2020

Jan 1, 2020 - Lake Arrowhead State Park (10/24 - 10/25/19)

We stayed in site #38. We were here before and the lake was dry because the area was in a terrible drought. This time the lake was full and looked great. Unfortunately the weather was cold and rainy. Another great thing about this park is that it has hundreds of prairie dogs. The last time we were here Alley ran out the open door and almost ran down into a prairie dog hole chasing one! Thankfully Tim got her before she got down into the hole. Just don't know what she was thinking!! This time there were no prairie dogs running around. The...

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Oct 25, 2019 - Success of a Sort

The day started out at 39 degrees, with the wind still blowing. At least the rain had tapered off, but cold is still cold. I think I would rather melt than freeze to death! We drove into town to get propane and to pick up a part to (hopefully) fix the furnace. While in town we checked on the prescription, with good luck. After we got back, the wind had stopped and so had the rain, so Don installed the part with marginally good luck and installed Terry’s 30-amp service. And just as he finished, the wind and rain started again. I am fixing...

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Oct 24, 2019 - Snow and ........

Snow was predicted for Colorado Springs this afternoon, so we left just in time. After a good drive back to Holliday and the kitty, we crashed for the night, only to wake up to cold, wet, windy weather. I just have to wonder why it ALWAYS turns cold and wet when I come to Texas! So our problem this time was not the heat, but the cold, as our furnace is STILL not working well. Don opted not to put in Terry’s service until the weather was better. Since we had time on our hands, we drove in to Wichita Falls to find a pharmacy to fill the...

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Oct 20, 2019 - Wichita Falls

Our destination today is the Texas town that houses our mail forwarding service, but which neither one of us has ever visited. Actually, we drove through town to a small town just south and a little west of here, Holliday, where our friend from Big Bend, Terry, lives. She graciously invited us to stay at her place while we run north to Colorado Springs to visit the new great grandson. Terry only had a 20 amp service for the RV, so we weren’t able to use our air conditioner. It was a toasty night, even with both our fans running, but a cold...

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Jul 8, 2018 - Visit to Kay's Mom

Kay & Steve were in Wichita Falls for doctor appointments for Kay's Mom, so we decided to drive down and meet them. It's an easy drive, turnpike most of the way, and it was a nice day, just a little windy. We arranged to meet at Cheddar's for dinner. We hadn't seen Kay's Mom since Christmas and her friend, Walter, even longer than that. So, it was a really nice re-union. We went back to Kay's Mom's place after dinner. She lives in a retirement community and it is really nice. We were so glad to get to visit with them.

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Adventures for 2018

May 13, 2018 - Wichita Falls and the Prarie Dogs

2nd day of trip, heading to Wichita Falls. Great travel day and arrived at Lake Arrowhead State Park around 2:30. The campsite was very typical of other state parks we've stayed in; wooded, tall grass, very natural, and quiet mostly. This was another one-nighter, and we had the pleasure of a visit with Bobbie Balchus our SIL who lives in Wichita Falls. We had a great visit, catching up after 7 years. After Bobbie's visit, we took a walk to the lake. After finding a picnic table to take in the sunset, we noticed in the opposite direction...

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Mar 8, 2018 - Wichita Falls, TX

Traveling I-35 to US 387 we arrived at Wichita Falls RV Park. Very nice park and one we would return to. This city like Waco is another place we have wanted to visit but weather has never cooperated. It's a city of 100,000+ residents and easy to get around in. We visited two lakes while here with one being a State Park with beautiful large RV sites for camping plus fishing piers. The State Park has an active oil pump jack amongst the campsites which I always love to see. It also is host to prairie dog town where you see hundreds of these...

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Winter 2018

Sep 15, 2017 - Sept. 8 - 13 Wichita Falls, Tx

Kansas and Oklahoma are probably my least favorite places to drive. The roads are pretty good as well as plenty wide and flat. It's just so very boring. I did see two interesting things on the way to Wichita Falls, Tx (technically Iowa Park). The first was on a back road "short cut" between the hotel and the interstate. There was a huge bald eagle (I'm talking seated Labrador size) on a sand bar in a creek. Apparently he had caught a fish too big for even him to fly off with and so was having his brunch by the water. The second was at a...

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Road Trip 2017

Apr 10, 2017 - Yogi bear jellystone campground

Yo Its was good 7 and half hours over here to wichita falls and we had our first rain in dallas but so far so good We plan another 400 miles tomorrow to Santa Rosa New Mexico. The camground tonight pretty much basic and no trees..but its where we needed it to be Lol has a pool and dog run So we got Sandy some exercise. Trying to get better with my punctuations After some complaints lol We will be staying 4 nights once we get to Moab,looking forward to a few days without driving the bus. Goodnight ×× UPDATE ×× WEVE DECIDED TO PUSH IT ALITTLE...

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Oct 19, 2016 - Arriving in Wichita Falls, Texas

We drove across New Mexico on I-40 and took US 287 down to Wichita Falls, Texas. We stayed at a nicely located in town. As we drove into Wichita Falls the sky began to darken and it was clear that a large thunderstorm was headed our way. Having gone through flight school decades ago in a small town, Mineral Wells, and having been through many of these storms you learned to not take them lightly. Sure enough just after we parked the skies opened up and dumped plenty of water. Prior to the storm it was so humid and after the storm passed...

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Apr 12, 2016 - Heading Back

Date: April 12, 2016 Weather: sunny until evening, then rain Miles: 584 Temperature: start 32º High 70º Wildlife count: Year List: 249 Birds: We were up and out of the hotel in Rolla by 6:20 and on the road. We enjoyed breakfast at McD in Lebanon and ran into Melissa Dodd, on her way to a meeting in Columbia – she looked great! We had some items from Mom that we wanted to get out of LeeAnn’s house, so we took them to OUR house instead. It was good to check out the house – how lovely in the spring. Our dogwood was in full bloom, and...

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