There is a nice fellow with a blog who has the “motto” of I can’t wait to see what this day will bring. That certainly applies to my life now. This morning started with dreading to go find a laundry to wash clothes. By now I should know to never dread anything, because GOD will make it exciting somehow. The laundry had been noticed while driving by yesterday and was tucked into a shed looking place. It did not look very inviting. Of course I was totally wrong AGAINNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!! The place was very clean, plain and in exceptional repair. The machines were in good order and worked very well. To top it off I met a nice fellow to visit with who had just moved to town from San Antonio to get away from the congestion. Why don’t I learn to just live instead of worry????
On the way home, I noticed the campground host was watering one of the newly planted trees. So I stopped to see if it was ok for me to water the ones near my site #13. “Of course” he said. He and I share a love of trees and a don’t care about grass. So “my” trees are not going thirsty any more as long as I am here.
While going to, at and coming back from the laundry, I noticed that there are several interesting building is downtown Junction. Some of them had historical markers in front. Perhaps some picture and note taking time is in order this holiday weekend of the special sights in Junction is in order.
After lunch, a road trip required me to participate with the truck. We ended up at Fort McKavett State Historical Park. It is a larger well maintained fort with lots to view and experience.
Inside the visitor center was Chris, the curator, and a great fellow to hear about the fort from.
We talked for several minutes on various things as he gave me information about the fort. After walking around and taking over eighty pictures, I came back to the visitor center and met another very nice person that works there. Nancy filled me in on many things about the fort and the local area.
She is standing in front of the entrance to the museum portion of the visitor center. The museum is very well done and has too many things for me to spend time to see it all today. In fact the fort will take a few visits to see all of it. The visitor center is in the old fort hospital. There is a porch around most of the building that really helps keep the heat more bearable.
Inside the visitor center is also a model of the layout of the fort.
The grounds are very large and the sun was fierce today so I had to cut short the roaming of the grounds and got out of the sun. It was still closing time before I got out of there. Just getting to visit with Chris and Nancy makes the trip worthwhile. The fort and history there is just icing on the cake.
Another trip here is probably needed to get everything covered and reported in my blog. In the mean time I am going to try really hard to have tooooo much fun this Memorial Day weekend. TheOFM.