Ended up being cancelled due to the heat. Tanya suffered from heat exhaustion back when she worked patrol at Grapevine and ever since then, the heat really affects her negatively. So, instead of doing that I cancelled the reservation and we ended up staying at home and watched movies. Continue reading July 4th weekend trip
Turns out that the body shop/adjuster totaled the white Tundra, seeing as how the frame was bent also. One saving grace was that with our local Toyota dealership, if you have a vehicle you purchased from them totaled and have GAP insurance and financed through Toyota Financial Services you can get another truck before all the insurance stuff has processed through…. so, I present you with our latest addition to the family. Another Tundra, but this is the TRD Off-Road 4×4 package. Tanya was leery about us getting a 4×4 but it came in handy the next day as … Continue reading Blessing in disguise
Well, we had some interesting weather come through Thursday (04/18/2019) that resulted in some damage here at the house. We had an elm tree get blown over. It ended up tilting our shed onto one side, damaged a retaining wall, … Continue reading Bad weather sucks
We arrived here on Monday and hit the campsite set up. First day we didn’t do much but on day 2 we went to Fredericksburg and spent most of the day there. Downton Fredericksburg was really a neat place to walk the main street. Fredericksburg is home to the National Museum of the Pacific War. It is also the childhood home of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. Nimitz served as CinCPAC, Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet and was soon afterward named Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas during World War II. The museum was a really neat place … Continue reading Enjoying Blanco State park
Well, after figuring out the Toyota 4Runner was overloaded (tongue weight) on the trailer with it loaded, we decided it was time to upgrade to a truck instead. We’ve been really happy with the Toyota products we have owned so … Continue reading Goodbye to old vehicle, hello to new
But haven’t had time to post here. We’ve gotten a new travel trailer to go camping in (something Tanya wanted). This is us set up at Fairfield Lake State Park shortly after getting it. We’ve also got some telescopes that … Continue reading Lots going on
Well, looks like Tanya and I are getting into astronomy and astrophotography. Recently picked up a William Optics 103mm refractor telescope and a Celestron NexStar 8. The WO will be used for deep sky observation and the Celestron for planetary … Continue reading Astronomy!
Since Jazzabell passed away. With today being the 4th I started remembering how much she hated the fireworks that are set off for the cities display down the road from us. Jazzy, you are still missed and will always be! Continue reading It’s been almost 18 months