Monthly Archives: January 2014

Christmas, Errands & Treats

Sand truck deliveries really picked up yesterday we received almost double the amount (31 versus 58) that we did on Saturday.   By the time that I got up this morning Michael had already logged in 17 sand trucks.  We pretty much get the same drivers over and over, with a few new ones tossed … Continue reading »

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Generator Woe’s And Evangeline

I slept pretty good last night.  I’ve learned to sleep with one of Michael’s pillows over my head (LOL!) and that helps drown out any traffic.  Now I just have to get used to the movement of the coach as Michael goes in and out.  I do well in the middle of the night but … Continue reading »

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Sand Trucks & Nosy Neighbors

We started the day (ok…Michael ended his day) with a yummy breakfast of bacon, eggs, biscuits and gravy.  I cooked while Michael dealt with shift change (lovingly known as ‘the mad dash’).  By the time (6:45ish) breakfast was ready things had calmed down substantially and we were able to enjoy dinner with just 1 interruption. … Continue reading »

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Sand Trucks, Water Hoses & The Mad Dash

Michael had his first busy night last night.  Throughout the night sand trucks came and went and then the work hands started arriving about 3:30 am and continued arriving until just before 6:00 am. Once the shift influx was over it calmed down quite a bit. By the time Michael went to bed, shortly after … Continue reading »

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Pilot Travel Center, Breaux Bridge, LA Review

Park Name: Pilot Travel Center Date Visited: 1/1/14 Address: 2112 Rees Street Breaux Bridge , LA Our Rating: 5 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: https://www.pilotflyingj.com/view-location?id=274 Fee: Daily:  n/a Weekly: n/a Monthly:  n/a Location: I-10, Exit 109 Amenities: None Comments: Fairly quiet, but busy.  No place for us to park and … Continue reading »

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Camping World – Katy, TX Review

Park Name: Camping World Date Visited: 1/2/14 Address: 27905 Katy Fwy, Katy, TX 77 Our Rating: 5 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: http://www.campingworld.com/stores/tx/katy/100/ Fee: Daily:  n/a Weekly: n/a Monthly:  n/a Location: Located on I-10 Amenities: None Comments: No different than spending the night in a Walmart or Flying J parking … Continue reading »

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Camping World – Robertsdale, AL Review

Park Name: Camping World Date Visited: 12/31/13 Address: 21282 Alabama 59 Robertsdale, AL Our Rating: 7 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: http://www.campingworld.com/stores/al/robertsdale/115/ Fee: Daily:  n/a Weekly: n/a Monthly:  n/a Location: 10 miles south of I-10 on Hwy 59 Amenities: water & electric Comments: Paved, level site

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Camping World – Midway Florida Review

Park Name: Camping World Date Visited: 12/30/13 Address: 31300 Blue Star Hwy, Midway, Florida 32343 Our Rating: 7 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: http://www.campingworldoftallahassee.com/ Fee: Daily:  n/a Weekly:  n/a Monthly:  n/a Location: Short distance from I-10 Amenities: water & electric Comments: Very nice paved/level sites.  Sign says for new owners … Continue reading »

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Ocean Pond Campground Review

Park Name: Ocean Pond Campground Date Visited: 9.26 – 12.30 2013 Address: Hwy 250A, Olustee, FL Our Rating: 8 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: Fee: Daily:  $8, $12, $18 (primitive, water, water & electric) Weekly: n/a Monthly:  n/a Location: about 5 miles north of US 90 on Forest Rd 250A … Continue reading »

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The Start Of Fracking

Traffic flow has definitely started to change.  Michael’s last vehicle went through the gate at 10:18 pm and the first vehicle through the gate this morning at 3:46 am.  By the time that I got up shortly before 6:00 am he was about 3/4 of the way through our first sheet of the day. We … Continue reading »

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