Christmas Parade

Time is flying by, next week is Thanksgiving and christmas is not far behind.  Andrea saw some info on how to get tickets for the McAllen christmas parade and all we had to do was buy certain groceries at H.E.B and bring the receipt to some place and get free tickets. The parade is on […]

Bentson Rio Grande Statepark / Green Jays

We went to the Bentson Rio Grande StatePark in Mission for an exploratory visit and were very impressed with the services offered. For $5 per Person …or FREE if you have the TEXAS STATEPARK PASS you have access to the park with a lot of hiking trails and bird watching blinds.  You can also take […]

1 month living fulltime in a RV

We have been fulltime living for a month in the RV now and things are finding their way and routine. Due to my military background i like the “close quarters” and the fact that it can become messy fast but can also easily cleaned up fast. Andrea has some adjustments to do, she still has […]

First time in Mexico

Sunday we decided to  take a drive to Mexico and visit what everyone is ranting and raving about. I was not impressed and I think Andrea was not either. The border crossing was very easy, we drove to the Progresso International Bridge, parked bout 200 feet from the border at a cost of $2 and […]

Getting settled in….first week working from the RV.

I love working Eastern Time and living Central Time At 5:30 AM CT I get up and take the dogs for a 1 mile walk …well 9/10 th of a mile followed by coffee and morning news outside the camper enjoying the fresh cooler Texan air. Between 6:30 and 7 go start my hot spots […]

Gulpha Gorge Campground

If it were not for Squirmy Feet ( http://www.squirmyfeetexplores.com/ ) we would have probably never found this place inside the Hot Springs National Park. Gulpha Gorge Campground is a small NP CG inside Hotsprings NP , it has about 30 ish site that can only be used on a first come first serve base.  It does not […]