Day 191: Embassy Suites, Austin, TX Sunny and warm. Asleep in Arvi in the parking lot, the kids woke us early to say goodbye on their way to the airport. We couldn’t get back to sleep, so we went in the hotel and had breakfast and then took showers in their vacated hotel room. Putting... Continue Reading →
Day 190: Embassy Suites, Austin, TX Sunny and warm. We checked out Austin Beer Garden Brewery (ABGB), which was recommended by a few people. They have a large outdoor area with lots of picnic tables. Kelsey wanted tacos (there are so many really good taco places) so we got a recommendation of Matt’s El Rancho.... Continue Reading →
Grilled cheese and tomato hominy soup. Replace the iconic grilled cheese with a grilled chicken and cheese quesadilla Spice up the can of tomato soup with sautéed onions, garlic and green peppers. Add a little red pepper flake. Add the hominy to the soup at the end.
I like Texas State Parks! They have security with locked gates at night, nice hot showers, fire pits, cut wood for sale, nice trails, picnic tables, and usually level spots to park our rig. The Texas State Parks Annual Pass is a great value for frequent visitors and campers. When you spend two nights the... Continue Reading →
Day 164: Garner State Park, TX Raining, cool. We got ripped off again! Tom puts Christmas lights under the RV to ward off any pack rats or other nuisances. We drove into the hill country yesterday and when we got back, the Christmas lights, and again one of the leveling blocks was gone! I spoke... Continue Reading →
Day 163: Garner State Park, TX Sunny and very warm. We did Drive #5, the Texas Swiss Alps Scenic Drive. According to the website, “you sure won't think you're still in Texas on this drive.” Maybe in a couple parts of the drive. It was nice. We drove through Rio Frio, Leakey, Vanderpool, Medina, Bandera,... Continue Reading →
Asadero Cheese Quesadilla. Quick, one pan, easy cleanup snack. Topping with salsa and sour cream is a killer.
Day 150: Day Los Sueños de Santa Fe RV Park, NM Snow on the ground, becoming windy. So long, Santa Fe. We debated for a long time if we should stay, now that Arvi has been winterized. After slipping on the ice in two parking lots, we’re thinking we should go. There are just too... Continue Reading →
Day 142: Gilbert Ray Campground, Tucson, AZ Sunny and warm. It is just too nice here to move. We are sitting in the shade and morning breeze watching the birds. A cactus wren flew into Arvi, looked around, perched on the steering wheel, and then left in its own time. Hummingbirds and another little gray... Continue Reading →