Monthly Archives: November 2012

Taking A Breather And A Few Facts

After our busy, eventful day yesterday we took the time to relax today.  We relaxed in our recliners most of the day, I never even got out of my jammies!  I did some planning for our outing tomorrow, Brewers Spring Training, did some blogging and some other odds and ends. I threw the fixin’s in … Continue reading »

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All Things LBJ…And Luckenbach, Texas!

Warning!  This post is extremely long…I apologize in advance! We were up early yesterday as we had a busy day planned!  We left home about 8:00 am and arrived at our first stop of the day, The Johnson City Visitor’s Center just a few minutes before 9:00.   There are basically 3 parts to this … Continue reading »

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West Ft. Hood FamCamp Park Review

Park Name: West Ft. Hood Travel Camp Date Visited: 11/14 – 11/19 – 2012 Address: Clark Rd., West Ft. Hood, TX Our Rating: 7 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: Fee: Daily:  $18.00 Weekly: N/A Monthly:  $490 Location: Convenient to 190.  Just a block from the West Ft Hood gate … Continue reading »

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Canyon Dam & A New Bed

We received our first shipment from Express Scripts yesterday.  Everything went very smoothly.  After seeing a doctor in San Antonio to write out our prescriptions so that we could mail them in, Express Scripts got them entered into their system and then mailed our prescriptions to us at on address here in Canyon Lake.  Now … Continue reading »

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Movies, Burgers, Corn & Shades

We had a very nice Thanksgiving and hope you all did too! 4 years ago when Michael was first stationed in Montgomery, Alabama and we didn’t have any family nearby we decided to start a new tradition.  We went to dinner at Ryan’s and went to see 2 movies…what 2 movies I couldn’t tell you. … Continue reading »

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Ready, Set….Campfire!

Another nice quiet day here in Texas Hill Country.  We did take another drive into Canyon Lake to the Post Office so that Michael could mail the monitor for our TPMS as one of the buttons isn’t working properly.  We would highly recommend Truck Systems Technologies, where we ordered our unit from.  They have been … Continue reading »

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Ft. Sam Houston Park VS. Randolph AFB Park

Took a quick drive into Canyon Lake to the post office to set up a ‘General Delivery’ address for us while we’re here.  We have quite a bit of mail accumulated in South Dakota so now we can have it all forwarded here. While we were out we decided to take a drive down the … Continue reading »

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Moving Day: Ft. Hood, TX To Canyon Lake, Texas

Rather than take the same old boring I-35 south we decided to take some ‘back’ roads.  We took 190 west to Lampasas and then hit 281 south for 72 miles or so before traveling on several ‘Farm to Market’ (FM) roads.  It was a nice short scenic drive of just 113 miles.  We pulled out … Continue reading »

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A Change In Plans Can Be Good!

Our original plan for today was to get together with Michael’s nephew and his family.  They live near Waco and we were going to meet in Temple.  Plans fell through and they weren’t able to meet with us.  So the plan for today changed to:  DO NOTHING.  The best kind of Sunday! We watched some … Continue reading »

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The End Of Memory Lane

Today we finished up exploring Ft. Hood.  We started off by driving by Metroplex Hospital which is just south of post.  24 years ago last month I spent 3 days there when our youngest son, Dan was born!  About 10 years ago we were in Dallas visiting and took a day to drive down here … Continue reading »

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