Monthly Archives: September 2012

Uchee Creek Army Campground Review – Ft Benning, GA

Park Name: Uchee Creek Army Campground Date Visited: 9/17 – 9/21, 2012 Address: 7 Uchee Creek Rd, Ft. Mitchell, AL Our Rating: 10 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: Fee: Daily:  $19.00 ($12 w/America the Beautiful pass) Weekly:  unknown Monthly:  unknown Location: Just a few minutes from Ft. Benning’s main … Continue reading »

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Out-Processing Day 2

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Dear, There’s Another Deer!

As I was making breakfast this morning Michael looked out the window on the driver’s side of the coach and saw a deer standing outside grazing.  We oohed and aaahed for a second before I grabbed the camera and decided to sneak outside and take her picture.  I quietly opened the door and was totally … Continue reading »

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Day 1 – Out-Processing From the US Army

Another long day!  Left the house at 8:00 am and got home at 7:30 pm.  Below you will find an outline of the day in the life of an out-processing soldier. 8:30 am – Met with Mrs. Stutson, Chief personnel officer – bldg 2622 downstairs 9:00 am – Met with Government Travel Card officer – … Continue reading »

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Moving Day: Wetumpka, AL To Ft. Benning, GA

We moved today!  We’re on the last leg of Michael’s Army career.  We are set up on site 319 at Uchee Creek Army Campground which is part of Ft. Benning but is actually across the border in Alabama on Ft. Mitchell….go figure!  We arrived about 11:30 this morning. After a VERY quick lunch we went … Continue reading »

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Ft. Toulouse, Ft. Jackson, An Indian Mound & Geocaching

This morning we walked over to the French fort (Ft. Toulouse) with Malcolm & Val as they were doing a living history.  Basically there were some people there dressed in period clothing giving brief demonstrations and talking about the way life was back in the day of the forts.  It was really quite interesting.  A … Continue reading »

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Dining Out, Lost & Found & Dinner With Friends

We were prepared to have the ‘loaner’ car until today as we were told that it would take a full day to tear apart the dashboard, install the new part and put everything back together again.  However, we received a call about 11:00 am yesterday letting us know that the truck was ready.  We didn’t … Continue reading »

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Ft. Toulouse Campground Review – Wetumpka, AL

Park Name: Ft. Toulouse Campground Date Visited: 8/6 – 8/10, 8/29 – 9/4 & 9/10 – 9/17, 2012         Address: 2521 W. Ft Toulouse Rd, Wetumpka, AL Our Rating: 7           (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address:           Fee: … Continue reading »

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Oak Mountain State Park Review – Pelham, Alabama

Park Name: Oak Mountain State Park Date Visited: 9/4/12 – 9/8/12 Address: 200 Terrace Dr., Pelham, AL Our Rating: 5 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: Fee: Daily:  $27.00 Weekly: Monthly: Location: Nice location to do sight-seeing in Birmingham. Amenities: 30 amp, water, sewer Comments: The park could be so … Continue reading »

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Ford F-350 Dually Vs Ford Fiesta….hmmmm

While on the way back from our trip to Wisconsin the ac on my side of the truck (we have dual air) was warm when I had it set on 72…then on 70….then 67…I currently have it set on 60 in order to have any coolness at all.  We made an appointment last week to … Continue reading »

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