Monthly Archives: July 2012


Last night, when returning to the RV park from returning some Redbox movies we were flagged down by our friend, Ricky, who patrols the park in a golf cart throughout the day.  It was quite dark but we could see that he was in his golf cart,  and he was waving his arms at us … Continue reading »

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Odds & Ends

Yesterday we sold another of our remaining items on Craigslist – a Canon PowerShot digital camera that we bought for Michael’s use while he was in Iraq and hasn’t been used since.  We dropped it off with its new owner on our way to Millbrook to watch the play, State Fair at the Millbrook Community … Continue reading »

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A day of errands.  We are now a one vehicle family since we sold the van last month we have to ‘share’ the truck.  I drove Michael to work this morning (he had to be in by 7:00 am – a little earlier than his usual 7:30 am) so that I could use the truck … Continue reading »

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Price Increase, No Show (again!) & Sinking In

Jonah, one of the workers here at Capitol City RV Park came by with a notice this morning that as of August 1st fees will be going up: Nightly:  $32 per night to $35 Weekly:  $140 per week to $150 Monthly:  $450 per month to $490 Looks like we are moving just in time!  We’ll … Continue reading »

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This & That

Michael continues with PT after having shoulder surgery on May 8th.  They are currently working with him on regaining his strength so he goes to PT 3 days a week right now.  Next week he is re-evaluated to see how he is progressing.  He seems to be doing very well, in my opinion.  Although there … Continue reading »

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The Waiting Game…

It’s been a rather quiet week.  I’ve been waiting all week for the repairman from Alabama Motor Coach to install the needed part for the water heater.  He was here last Wednesday  to diagnose the problem and had to order the part.  He stopped by on Monday to let me know that the part wasn’t in … Continue reading »

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Redstone Arsenal RV Park Review – Huntsville, AL

Park Name: Redstone Arsenal RV Park Date Visited: Jul 11 – 15, 2012 Address: Nike St. SW, Redstone Arsenal, AL Our Rating: 8 (1 being good – 10 being awful) Web address: Fee: Daily:  $20 per night Weekly:  $120 per week Monthly: Location: Located on Redstone Arsenal (must have military ID to enter). Just a … Continue reading »

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Back At Home-Base Montgomery

Unfortunately, we had to head back to home-base Montgomery today.  🙁  We’ve had such an enjoyable time seeing a few of the sites around Huntsville.  However, there is still a lot more to see and do – so if we’re ever in the area again we won’t be hard-pressed for something to do! We pulled … Continue reading »

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Burritt on the Mountain & An Impromptu Tour

Today we visited Burritt on the Mountain and it’s grounds.  One of the main features is the mansion built in 1936 by Dr. William Burritt, who seemed to be a bit ahead of his time.  He had the mansion built in an ‘X’ shape to be able to take full advantage of the beautiful valley … Continue reading »

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Huntsville, AL – US Space & Rocket Center (Day 2)

A day that was forecast to be rainy turned out to be sunny & warm!  A great day to visit the Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.  We arrive about 10:00 am (leaving at 4:30 pm!!) and before even going inside we visited the ‘Miss Baker‘ Memorial (she was one of the first animals in … Continue reading »

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