Monthly Archives: January 2013

Oops & Oops Again

Yesterday’s plan was to visit the Don-Wes Flea Market, go to church and go the see the Freddie & Sheila show here at the park.  We accomplished only one of those items…visiting the Flea Market.  Since we were both so tired when we got home we chose not to go to church or the show … Continue reading »

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Plum Wore Out!

Jay invited us to meet them at the Don-Wes Flea Market this morning so we had a quick breakfast before heading out.  We got there about 10:15 am and didn’t leave until 4:00 pm.  We did a lot of walking, people watching and window shopping,   Jay & Stella’s friends Ted & Donna were there … Continue reading »

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Potluck Friday!

We had a gorgeous day here in the valley today – the high near 70.  So nice that we sat out on the patio for a while to enjoy it. This evening we went up to the clubhouse to participate in the weekly potluck/grill out.  We brought a chicken breast marinated in teriyaki sauce for … Continue reading »

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Hello Darlin’

Yesterday we met Jay & Stella and a few of their friends for dinner at Alejandro’s.  We had a total of 11 for dinner and unfortunately, the restaurant only had booths so we didn’t get a chance to visit with a few of the people but really enjoyed meeting & chatting with those that we … Continue reading »

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Shields NAS Park Recreation Area Park Review

Park Name: Shields Park NAS Recreation Area Date Visited: 1/3/13 – 1/14/13 Address: Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, Corpus Chrisit, TX Our Rating: 8 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: http://www.militarycampgrounds.us/milcamps/29-texas/195-shields-park-nas-recreation-area Fee: Daily:  $18.00 Weekly: $126.00 Monthly:  $540.00 Location: Located on the naval base on the bay. Amenities: Water, sewer, 30/50 … Continue reading »

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The Perfect First Day

Shortly after arriving in Mission on Monday I received an email from one of our Heartland friends, Jay, welcoming us to the Rio Grande Valley.  We made plans to stop by his place the following day so that Michael could look at the wash/wax job one of the locals did on their coach & truck.  (after being next to … Continue reading »

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Moving Day: Corpus Christi, TX To Mission, TX

We were in no hurry to hit the road since we only had a short 168 mile drive today.  We left the RV park at Corpus Christi NAS about 10:30 am and made a quick stop at the post office (to mail one of our TPMS sensors back that stopped working) and the NEX (to … Continue reading »

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A Day By The Bay

I think we may have saved our best day in Corpus Christi for last!  We didn’t do much other than spend the afternoon by the bay…but we both love being near the water so it was perfect!  We could have stood a little more sunshine but otherwise it was great! We started by having lunch … Continue reading »

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Sight-Seeing, Lunch & Another Trip Around the Bay

We had another beautiful sunny day here yesterday!  We took advantage of it by doing a little more sight-seeing and then driving to Fulton, Texas to enjoy our last meal with the Winter Texans here in the Coastal bend area. Our first stop was at a Roadside America find(actually all of our stops today were … Continue reading »

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Breakfast With Friends & Padre Island National Seashore

We started off the day in a great way!  We met 18 other Heartland owners for breakfast at the Bakery Cafe in Port Aransas.  (The biscuits & gravy was YUMMO!)  We spent a lot of time visiting with Bob & Connie Sims, another full-timing couple closer in age to us.  They’ve been on the road … Continue reading »

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