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... because someone thought 5:30 a.m. was a good time to fly out. But instead of sleeping I will lay their with my thoughts running 90 miles an hour - is everything packed, did I get everything done at work that I should have, am I crazy for going away for two whole weeks? Can only hope that by the time the plane lands in Honolulu, I will be able to relax, leave all my worries behind and enjoy all that Hawaii has to offer.
After a short 4 hour drive from Dallas we made it to our campsite in Louisiana. We are pretty central in Louisiana staying in a national park right on a lake. Assuming there are no alligators it will be refreshing to swim in it because the humidity here is not very fun. We met our camp hosts at the campground and there were about as typical southerners as you could be. They had a sandwich size ziploc of chewing tobacco that I'm pretty sure they finished in about an hour. They ...
... no hot water! Surprise of the day, we only had to pay $7/night...for the life of us, we can't figure out how the office came up with that figure. Sherry, the good person that she is, tried explaining the math, but they insisted. $14. Ok. Thanks. We like Louisiana math but I don't think I should try using it at work! ;-) Early night tonight. Long road trip tomorrow, will be gone by daybreak. Next stop, Roswell, New Mexico! Will be on the lookout for aliens!!! Thanks for ...
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 ...
... simplifies our life. Just have to have that microwave. We still are using Lynn's grandmother's stove-top percolator. It's easily over a hundred years old and makes excellent coffee. We're not coffee snobs, but are perking Yuban now and recently found a favorite, Community Coffee, only found here in Louisiana. It's a good-un.
More tomorrow or thereabouts... Pics included this eve, if I get my assets in gear.
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