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... a pet deer named backstrip. Yes, it was an actual deer and Blake as I pet it. Then as we were talking to these people the local county sheriff pulled up in his car ( which apparently he did every day). This sheriff was about 65 or 70 years old, had a six shooter revolver and also quite a big amount of chewing tobacco. Before leaving the sheriff told everyone that he would see them on Sunday at church (which everyone says to everyone in the south). Tomorrow we have a short ...
After a light shower overnight (we stayed dry), today was absolutely perfect. We relaxed all day, doing our own little things. Sherry read her book on a float in the water, Debby laid on her lawn chair in the sun, and I went for a long walk exploring the campground. We had grilled pork chops (not squirrel) for dinner, with wild rice, and French cut green beans with sautéed onions and mushrooms. The bathhouse showers are nasty here (thank God for shower shoes) and tonight was ...
We made it! We're all set up and relaxing! The truck pulled the camper like a dream. Sherry is a great driver! The weather is beautiful. We rode the whole way with the windows down and AC off! Debby hung a clothesline for the first time. Woo hoo! She also killed a scorpion for me in the camper, but that wasn't the scariest thing that's happened so far.... Earlier this afternoon, while driving with the windows down, I turned around ...
After we had cleaned up the dishes and all, we drove the mile and a half to the entry area and added a third day to our stay. We tried to do it yesterday, but the woman there said that they couldn't do it until the day of the night of the extended stay. Whatever that means... Sounds like a government plan to me. With that done, however we started our hike on the Nature Trail right near the "Smokey Bear" sign ...
... relief. Much better on his spine, I reckon.
We got everything hooked up and just hung out and relaxed. There are lots of birds here. We saw a large blue heron on the small bay that we face. It flew to the other side and landed. Then it walked into an area of tall grass and relaxed too. It was in the low seventies, so we opened up the vents and all and got good air flow with the nice breeze blowing off of the lake.
Only a few folks ...
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