It seems like we just got here to Alabama, but it was time to jump in the truck and leave again. This time, we went to Georgia to visit some of our family. We drove about 100 miles through the Alabama countryside before we got to I-20: We saw this chemical lime … [Read more...] about Another Road Trip
There are two camp host spots here at Payne Lake--you know FabGrandpa and I are occupying one of them. Rob and Belinda are on the other one. To honor the veterans in our lives, Belinda and I decided to have pie and coffee with them. FabGrandpa and Rob are both veterans of … [Read more...] about Free To Eat Pie
After 10 days of being on the road, we are here. The camp host spot provided to us by the Forest Service is BEAUTIFUL! I have been just chilling out and recovering from the road trip since we got here, but also doing things like unpacking the herbs and spices, setting up the … [Read more...] about Settling In
We woke up in West Memphis to rain again yesterday morning, but after looking at the radar map online, we decided that we should leave. We said goodbye to the Mississippi River and were on our way: We crossed over the Mississippi Bridge into Tennesse: And … [Read more...] about Going To Alabama X
Seems like it was just last week that we pulled in to Payne Lake Campground to volunteer for six months. Time goes by way too fast when the place is as beautiful as this. The Forest Service folks had a "Volunteer Appreciation Day" last week to thank us for our work … [Read more...] about Getting Ready To Roll
Ok, I have been either a volunteer or a paid worker in campgrounds for going on 10 years. I love what I do, and will continue to do it for as long as I am able to do it. There are so many rewards of doing this work, that I know I shouldn't complain. I COULD still be working the … [Read more...] about Is It Just Me?
The weather the day before surgery was beautiful--the flowers and trees are starting to bloom here in in southwest Alabama, so I was hoping it would be a good day for driving to Birmingham the next day. But, that was not to be. We got up at 4:00 a.m. to the sound of a ferocious … [Read more...] about Cataract Surgery Was A Success!