Month: October 2013

Mariner’s Pointe Resort – Crossville, Tennessee 10/31/2013

OCTOBER 31, 2013 (Thursday)   Another lazy day. Weather is getting really ugly. Strong wind and rain. Little trick or treaters are disappointed I’m sure. Didn’t do much of anything again. Just packing up and resting. I think we’re all

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Mariner’s Pointe Resort – Crossville, Tennessee 10/30/2013

OCTOBER 30, 2013 (Wednesday)   Lazy, lazy day. The weather was nice but we were just plain tired. Michael worked on the blog, worked on transitioning everything to his new computer, went to the store twice and cooked lunch and

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Grand Ole Opry House – Nashville, Tennessee 10/29/2013

OCTOBER 29, 2013 (Tuesday) Lazy morning for Lexi and I. Michael was busy working down in the lobby trying to get the blog up. The internet here is very frustrating. Sometimes you can get on and most of the time

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Lynchburg, Tennessee 10/28/2013

OCTOBER 28, 2013 (Monday)   We got up around 8:30 AM and had time to have a cup of tea and a visit with Kathy. Bobby had already gone to work (around 7:30 AM). We also got to say goodbye

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Crossville, Tennessee to Mount Pleasant, Tennessee 10/27/2013

OCTOBER 27, 2013 (Sunday)   Got an email from Kathy saying her plans for today had fallen through so she would be home early. Bobby and Kathy are so busy, we wanted to get in as much as a visit

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Mariner’s Pointe Resort – Crossville, Tennessee 10/26/2013

OCTOBER 26, 2013 (Saturday)   Slept in. When we got up we got to see (front and back) how lovely the lake is and how we are surrounded by it. Beautiful. Michael and I went to breakfast at the local

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Branson, Missouri to Crossville, Tennessee 10/25/2013

OCTOBER 25, 2013 (Friday)   Moving day. Always stressful on moving day. Not sure why but I become somewhat of a terror on moving day and everyone seems to just want to run out of my way. I’ll have to

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Silverleaf Holiday Hills – Branson, Missouri 10/24/2013

OCTOBER 24, 2013 (Thursday)   Woke up to a beautiful sunny day, but with a little wind. We left around 10:00 AM to go to the activity center to work on the computers before our “presentation” at 11:00 AM. At

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Silverleaf Holiday Hills – Branson, Missouri 10/23/2013

OCTOBER 23, 2013 (Wednesday)   Was cold again last night. Heater went off and on all night long. So cold, Michael and I decided to sleep in and have a very lazy morning/afternoon. When we finally did get up, I

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Silverleaf Holiday Hills – Branson, Missouri 10/22/2013

OCTOBER 22, 2013 (Tuesday)   Was cold last night. Another cold front is supposed to be coming along. Got up and looking out the back was lovely, out the front was dark and depressing looking. I was wanting to leave

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Silverleaf Holiday Hills – Branson, Missouri 10/21/2013

This is a boat valet, you call and they pull your boat off the shelf and put it in the water.  When you get back, they clean it and put it back in the warehouse on your shelf. It was

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Silverleaf Holiday Hills – Branson, Missouri 10/20/2013

OCTOBER 20, 2013 (Sunday)   We started the day with breakfast in the room before heading to a presentation for another travel club in Branson.  We were interested.  It was at Shephard of the Hills and they were selling Roark Travel Club.

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Silverleaf Holiday Hills – Branson, Missouri 10/19/2013

OCTOBER 19, 2013 (Saturday)   It rained last night and was cold but when we got up this morning, sunny and beautiful. The colors are really starting to explode. Also, we’re on the third floor and the view is incredible.

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Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas to Branson, Missouri 10/18/2013

OCTOBER 18, 2013 (Friday)   Another glorious sunny day. We all got up early and did what was asked by the resort – stripped the beds, put all the dishes in the dishwasher and started it, and took out all

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Blanchard Springs Caverns, Arkansas 10/17/2013

OCTOBER 17, 2013 (Thursday)   Woke up to a sunny, beautiful day. We mostly lazed and grazed until around 1:00 PM. Last night the Federal Government finally allowed people to go back to work. We had been wanting to see

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Crown Point Resort – Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas 10/16/2013

OCTOBER 16, 2013 (Wednesday)   Another lazy morning in the Ozark Mountains. Woke up to a beautiful day. The horrible rain and storm had passed and left blue skies. Around 1:30 PM, Michael and I left for a “meeting” with

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Crown Point Resort – Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas 10/15/2013

OCTOBER 15, 2013  (Tuesday)   Happy birthday Uncle Claude! Not sure how this works, Edie is on vacation and has taken a day off from her vacation.  She told me she is not writing the blog today and is taking

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Hardy and Mammoth Springs, Arkansas 10/14/2013

OCTOBER 14, 2013 (Monday)   Got up and lazed around for awhile. Around noon we left for Hardy and Mammoth Springs, Arkansas. We drove by the Walmart  in Ash Flats and went into Hardy to the old town part. We

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Crown Point Resort – Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas 10/13/2013

OCTOBER 13, 2013 (Sunday)   Happy birthday Noah! Another lovely Arkansas day. We got up early and went to the meet and greet in the rec room at 9:00 AM. Joe, the Activities Director, told us about things in the

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Crown Point Resort, Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas 10/12/2013

OCTOBER 12, 2013 (Saturday) It thundered, lightning, and rained all night but by morning it was clear and nice. Beautiful day. Lazy morning. Went into town (about a mile away) and went to the Dollar General Store, then over to

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Muldrow, Oklahoma to Crown Point Resort – Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, 10/11/2013

OCTOBER 11, 2013 (Friday)   The weather has been beautiful. Hope it continues. We got up a little earlier than normal for us and just visited with Uncle Claude and Aunt Gail. Sure gonna miss them and will pray for

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Muldrow, Oklahoma 10/10/2013

OCTOBER 10, 2013 (Thursday)   Another glorious day in Oklahoma. Didn’t do much, just putzed. Uncle Claude and Aunt Gail went to Aunt Gail’s doctor’s appointment. While they were gone, Michael went to Piggly Wiggly (local supermarket) so he could

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Fort Smith, Arkansas 10/09/2013

OCTOBER 9, 2013 (Wednesday)   We had made arrangements yesterday at the Days Inn in Fort Smith, Arkansas for last night. It was a nicer one than in Clinton, Oklahoma. It’s right on the main drag and looks like a

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Clinton, Oklahoma to Fort Smith, Arkansas 10/08/2013

OCTOBER 8, 2013 (Tuesday)     Spent the night in Clinton, Oklahoma at the Days Inn. We also went to dinner at the restaurant associated with the Days Inn. After dinner we went into the bar and looked around. Lexi

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Albuquerque, New Mexico to Clinton, Oklahoma 10/07/2013

OCTOBER 7, 2013 (Monday)   It was such a grungy place last night, we didn’t want to have breakfast there, even though it was “included.” We decided to just go down the road and eat when we gassed up. Both

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Price, Utah to Albuquerque, New Mexico 10/06/2013

OCTOBER 6, 2013 (Sunday)   Had a cinnamon type roll and tea at our hotel and then we hit the road. We didn’t spend a lot of time looking around Price, Utah, as there is not a lot to look

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Idaho Falls, Idaho to Price, Utah 10/5/2013

OCTOBER 5, 2013 (Saturday)   Happy happy birthday to Marilyn & Carolyn! Wishing you many more! Michael got up early and went out to get us breakfast. At this hotel they give you a relatively nice hot breakfast. Michael brought

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Blanchard, Idaho to Idaho Falls, Idaho 10/04/2013

OCTOBER 4, 2013 (Friday)   Moving day. We were up and out the door by 9:00 AM. The only thing Stoneridge Resort wanted us to do was empty out the garbage and load the dishwasher, which we did. We are

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Stoneridge Resort – Blanchard, Idaho 10/03/2013

OCTOBER 3, 2013 (Thursday)   Woke up to the most beautiful sight – blue skies. It was lovely. Couldn’t wait to get out into it and soak it up. We also made the mistake of turning on the weather channel

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Sandpoint, Idaho 10/02/2013

OCTOBER 2, 2013 (Wednesday)   Woke up and were shocked – it wasn’t raining. Looked like it wanted to but it wasn’t raining all day. Lexi had spent the night at her Aunt Stacey’s so it was just Michael and

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