Monthly Archives: September 2017

Lots of Visiting & a Class Get Together

Saturday 9/9 We spent the afternoon visiting with Alice at her home.  Michael’s oldest brother, Eddie, and his wife, Val, came over for a short while to visit.  The boys behaved themselves and left politics, religion and any other taboo subject off the table and actually had a very nice visit! Michael put together a … Continue reading »

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What a Day! Yuck!

The day started out nicely…and then took turn and crashed and burned!  Not a day either of us want to repeat anytime soon. We went to the commissary on Little Rock Air Force Base…about 13 or so miles Northwest of Camp Robinson this morning and then took them home, dropped em off and headed back … Continue reading »

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Back to School…

We visited Little Rock Central High School today.  It’s actually a National Historic Site with a visitors center and everything!  You can register to take a tour led by a park ranger that takes you into the historic high school built in 1927, which is still an active high school today with a student body … Continue reading »

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Travel Day: Scott AFB, IL To Camp Robinson, AR

Tuesday 9/5/17 About 8:00 pm last night we got a pretty good little rain storm.  It came down pretty hard for quite a while and few times we thought we were getting some hail.  Still not 100% sure it wasn’t just stuff fall off the trees. It rained so heavy that when I pulled in … Continue reading »

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White Haven & Sweetie Pies

Sunday, September 3rd. Our one and only sight-seeing day in this area.  We left home about 11:00 am as we were only visiting one place and then having lupper out. The drive took us over the Mississippi River, by the Arch and past downtown St. Louis.  The U.S. Grant National Historic Site is roughly 13 … Continue reading »

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Heartland Family & A Fine Swine

We had a nice lazy morning!  And it felt SO good.  It was just 52 when I got up about 7:30 and it felt wonderful to cover up with the ‘minkie’ blanket that Zack brought back for me from Korea last year. We had bacon eggs, biscuits and gravy for breakfast (yum!) and watched a … Continue reading »

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Travel Day: Camp Atterbury, IN To Scott AFB, IL

It’s moving day! Only about 250 some odd miles to travel to Scott Air Force Base today.  Scott is in Belleville, Illinois and is about 25 miles east of St. Louis. After 6+ years of full-timing, our moving day chores go pretty smoothly and the biggest majority of them are usually done the day before … Continue reading »

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