Travel Blogs from Bull Shoals
Mountain Home - 2013 blog entry
Our second day in Mountain Home began with us having the rare opportunity to sleep in. We're both getting better at waking up early (when John was working all those years in coffeehouses, he was getting up at least a couple of hours earlier than now) but it felt so good to sleep until sun was streaming in our windows. I guess John had a heart attack about that and thought ...
... but he got into a (very loud) discussion regarding his complete disdain for the Affordable Care Act (which, hey, to each his own, but if you’re going to discuss something like that, read up on the facts first. I’m an unabashed supporter of the ACA who didn’t vote for Obama. I bet we could have had a fun conversation…haha).
We are presenting as the Twin Lakes Shrine Circus today and ...
... II mid (pair) - 28oz (not included in pack weight)
-Pants- Mt Hardware - 8oz (not included in pack weight)
-Shirt *base*- Patagonia - 1oz (not included in pack weight)
-Shirt *longsleeve mid*-Eddie Bauer Fleece - 4oz
-Jacket *external*- Arcteryx Hyllus Hoody - 21 oz
-Socks- OmniWool Med. 3 pair - 9 oz
Total - 3lb 1oz
**Cookware and Stove**
-Pot- MSR Titan Kettle - ...
... some for sale signs so we decided to drive through the community and look at some of the houses for sale. The had some beautiful brick homes for sale. The prices were a bit more affordable than what we pay in Oregon but still comparable, as I'm sure is true with anywhere I'm sure location has a major impact on the price and not knowing much about the area I can't really speculate to much. After we were done looking at ...
... turkey, some minks and a river otter.
About 4:00 we return for our final attempt to trick the fish onto our bait. Our spot is taken again so we don't have much luck til they leave. We see trout everywhere but they only seem to bite in a small area. We finish about 7:00 with the following totals: Kathleen 9 trout, Ron 14, and Ray 21. Actually we had to quit because the cooler ...