Monthly Archives: January 2014

January 19, 2014 – Florida South Coastal Towns and State Parks

A light early morning shower at dawn provided us a wonderful vision from the door of our motor home. Needing some groceries, we decided to drive east through some of the shore towns enroute to a Publix market about ten … Continue reading

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January 18, 2014 – Drive to Santa Rosa Beach, FL

We awoke to a chilly morning on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast!  Leaving our campground, there was a “T” in the road where we guess the local authorities figured that after a night at the casino, some patrons needed extra guidance. Much … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 – Breaux Bridge, LA to Bay St. Louis, MS

While it sounds repetitive, we woke to a clear sky and temperatures in the mid-30os.  However, over the next couple of days the highs are going to be lucky to get out of the 50os … although a consolation is … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014 – Heading East to Breaux Bridge, LA

Another cool but clear day for our drive from Kemah, TX to Breaux Bridge, LA, much of it in close proximity to the Gulf Coast where refineries and bridges   are common sites. Also passed a unique law firm’s building, … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 – Lyndon B. Johnson (NASA) Space Center

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration center for human space flight training, research, and flight control. The center consists of a complex of one hundred buildings constructed on 1,620 acres in Houston, Texas.  Johnson … Continue reading

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January 14, 2014 – Grapevine, TX to Kemah, TX

Long, but uneventful drive from Grapevine to Kemah (just south of Houston) … other than a 70’ statue of Sam Houston along I-45 north of Houston, the “oversize load” with the keys in the door, 18-wheeler off the road and … Continue reading

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January 13, 2014 – George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

After some projects and laundry, Debbie noticed that the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum was in Dallas, just 26 miles away.    The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum tells the story of the United States during … Continue reading

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January 12, 2014 – 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial – Historic Grapevine

Today, we hoped to see some of the sights of this interesting community.  Our first stop was at the 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial.   Flaying high above beside the American and Grapevine flags is one dedicated to the “Heroes” of … Continue reading

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January 10 and 11, 2014 – Grapevine, TX – Dave & Betty Baxley – Charlie Chitwood

Saturday – January 11th – We began our day with a walk around the park with another couple and a member of the park’s staff.  In most campgrounds, there are posted speed limits (5 MPH, 5½ MPH, 7½ MH, 9½ … Continue reading

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January 9, 2014 – Van Horn, TX to Abilene, TX

We awoke to 19o temperatures and frost on our Jeep this morning. Leaving Van Horn, we were caught up in Rush Hour traffic which eventually subsided making our trip a bit more relaxing despite the hills! Just east of Kent, … Continue reading

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