Falcon Heights, Texas
Some days are interesting and other days are INTERESTING. Well today was SPECIAL AND INTERESTING. It was my fantastic fortune to me two very nice and talented folks. But first a story from my past.
In ancient history days my dad was a rock hound who frequented this area. Many times he told of an old church below the dam at Falcon Lake. Once many years ago it was found down the old dusty roads. About twenty years of bad memory have come between then and now. Today on a meander in the truck, the old church was found again.
The way into the back country was straight forward it seemed. The return trip out deposited me back on a highway known to me but not even near where the adventure started. Better lucky than good my dad used to say.
A fellow at the state park mentioned the county park near the entrance road to the state park allowed camping for fifty dollars a month. Something that cheap needed to be examined carefully. As the truck took me into the park, it was obvious that self sufficiency was the order of the day. There is a rest room with a shower in the park. It was minimally adequate to say the most.
The price is very good though. So more inspection of the facilities was needed. Water is supplied at many spots in the large area. You just pick a spot you like and set up. Very interesting. While traveling slowly on one of the dirt roads, there was hope to find someone to talk to about this place.
AHA A nice looking fellow is walking toward the road. As the truck got near he waved and said to my utter surprise and astonishment “Are you The Old Fat Man”. You never know who will recognize you and where it will happen!!!! Blogs are fun.
Jerry and his wife, Nancy, have been camping here for many days now. We visited for hours and hours and hours. What wonderful folks to talk with. WOW this is nearly tooooo much fun.
After a lot of visiting it came out that they are fabulous artists in their own right. Once again you never know who you will meet in the RV world. Jerry is a wood carver working in relief style art now. Nancy does the painting of Jerry’s carvings. Together they make a team that can hold their own with any that have ever crossed my path.
Here is Jerry with one of their works of art. He showed me a dozen and they were all excellent.
And now for Nancy and Sissy. She mostly uses water color on the boards and definitely does not need to take a back seat to any other artist.
We covered lots of subjects including places they have stayed and places for future stays. It would be a great time in my life to run across them in the future.
My great fortune kept on doing better. They have the exact solar system on their trailer that was what my considerations were leaning toward. Jerry ran me through all the information. Then he patiently answered a bunch of idiot questions to help me choose what to do. It is not known if a system would make smart economic sense for sure or not. It will be close. However the opportunities for more locations to visit would be significant. That leads me to lean toward putting out the money for solar on the trailer. A fantastic fortunate happening in my life. WOW again.
By the time the truck headed home it was headlights on time. This certainly turned out to be a great day for having tooooo much fun. TheOFM.