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Apr 30, 2011 - Homeward Bound

After a short but enjoyable stay in NC, Sue and I heade north. We stopped for the night at Picture Lake Campground. It's an older campground that was recently purchased by a young guy. Picture Lake is algae and weed choked with alot of Canada geese. It's right next door to Virginia Motorsports Park (I can see the grand stands and staging area from our campsite). As luck would have it, tonights Saturday night and there are always drag races on Saturday night. I love the sound of a well tuned V8, but it's 1000 and the cars are still running....

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Feb 19, 2011 - Back in VA

From Picture Lake RV Campground We arrived at 2:00 on the 16th and had to be at the funeral home at 5:00. Somehow we showered, dressed and made it. The funeral home did a nice job as my mother looked younger and very beautiful. It will be nice to think of her that way instead of the last way I saw her. Patrick and Lisa arrived around 7:00 and it was so nice seeing them. It was a long day but we saw many people we hadn't seen in a long time. The funeral was Thursday and it was a lovely service. The minister had just performed my father's...

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Oct 29, 2010 - Back in VA

From Picture Lake Campground We arrived here mid-day Wednesday about 3:30. We stopped for gas in Southampton right across the VA line but there wasn't a truck stop so we went into an Exxon. Gas in NC is higher and it doesn't matter so much in a car but this thing holds 80 gallons and we try to get it as cheap as possible. While existing the gas station, Bill cut too short and the back tires went over a curb. He looked and of course the car was headed the same way. He had to unhook the car and since he was doing some mumbling, I decided to...

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