Monthly Archives: February 2013

Moving Day: Willcox, AZ To Phoenix, AZ

We only had 210 miles to travel today so we took it fairly easy.  We pulled out of the Ft. Willcox RV Park just before 10:00.  Our route took us along I-10 and it was interesting to see the difference in the rock formations and mountains along the road as they were quite different from … Continue reading »

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Ft. Bowie, Chiricahua National Monument & The Dining Car

We were so glad that we decided to make the 2 night stop in Willcox, Arizona as our day of sight-seeing was great! We started the day with waffles at the office.  They’re made fresh each morning for those that wish to partake.  We had an enjoyable visit with the camp hosts, John & Linda. … Continue reading »

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Moving Day: El Paso, TX To Willcox, AZ

We intended to hit the road about 9:30 this morning but got under way about 9:15 instead.  That gave us plenty of time to do our travel day chores, have breakfast (breakfast sandwiches), shower & check our email and FB. We took the scenic route by going over/through the Franklin Mountains via Woodroow Bean Trans … Continue reading »

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Oh, What The Wind Can Stir Up In The Desert!

Yesterday we took the day and visited a few more spots here in El Paso as we will be leaving tomorrow. Our first stop should have been a quick one (we ended up being there about 2 hours) as we were just going to visit the grave of John Wesley Hardin, an outlaw from the … Continue reading »

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Church Of The Week & A Few Munzee’s

We had a nice quiet day today.  The biggest thing we did was went to mass at Chapel 2 on Ft. Bliss.  Mass was at 4:00 and was similar to what we’re used to.  The priest seemed to be down to earth and easy-going.  We witnessed 2 baptisms which is always nice to be apart … Continue reading »

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House of Sugar, Border Patrol Museum, Wyler Aerial Tramway & Much More!

Wow!  What a busy day!  We left the house just after 10:00 this morning and didn’t return until about 5:30 pm.  We did lots of sightseeing and also each deployed several Munzee’s…we are officially addicted, I think! Our first stop was at Restlawn Cemetery to visit the grave of Tony Lama Sr. – ‘Bootmaker to … Continue reading »

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Relieved That We Didn’t Get Blown Away!

The winds that started yesterday afternoon continued today, waking me about several times during the night and for good about 5:00 am this morning.  Laid in bed until about 6:00 when we finally got up for the day.  We were getting gusts at nearly 60 mph which shook the coach pretty darn good.  I expected … Continue reading »

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Munzee’s, Mountains & Windy As Heck!

First thing this morning the sun was shinning and we were treated to a beautiful view of the Franklin Mountains from our living room window.  It was so pretty & bright that I ended up going outside to take a few pictures in my nightgown. We found our first Munzee here in El Paso and … Continue reading »

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I-10 Travel Stop Parking Lot Park Review

Park Name: I-10 Travel Stop Parking Lot Date Visited: 2/18/13 Address: Texas 17, Balmorhea, TX Our Rating: 3 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: n/a Fee: Daily:  n/a Weekly:  n/a Monthly:  n/a Location: Just off I-10W about 5 miles north of Balmorhea, TX Amenities: None Comments: We had planned to stay … Continue reading »

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Buckhorn Lake RV Resort Park Review

Park Name: Buckhorn Lake RV Resort Date Visited: 2/11/13 – 2/18/13 Address: 2885 Goat Creek Road, Kerrville, TX Our Rating: 9 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: http://www.buckhornlake.com/ Fee: Daily:  $33.00 (rally rate) Weekly:  $232.00 (rally rate) Monthly:  $ Location: Just west of Kerrville off of I-10, easy on/off access Amenities: … Continue reading »

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