Comfort Castle Location: Central Coastal Texas
Adventure Location: Rockport, Texas
Can you believe it; the Traveling Team has been here in Rockport for FOUR MONTHS in a row!!!!!!!!! In yesterdays comments DD of http://dizzydick.blogspot.com/ asked about if the Team would be in a certain location in a certain month. DD is a really nice fellow with a great blog, so this is not aimed at him even though his question did trigger today’s blog. In the last month there have been many e-mails and face to face events whereby folks want to know where the Team will be during such and such time.
A friend of mine travels some as a sort of full timer. A month or so ago he emailed me a spread sheet listing every campground for the next three months and exactly what date they had reserved and expected time of arrival and departure from each place. He wanted to know if the Team would be at any of those places at the same time so we could visit.
Folks seem to get very put out with me when no exact plans are set up so they will KNOW when the Team will be where. Where are you going next gets answered with north on I-37 toward San Antonio unless I go somewhere else.
Lloyd has a great blog at http://www.wandrin.us/blog/index.php?/categories/2-RVing-Life . Before my travels started he was my mentor on the philosophy of full time living. One of the comments from his tips for RVers was “...Don’t make reservations or commitments. If you do make commitments, say something vague like you “will be at X place sometime in the summer.” Or specify some month.” That hit home with me and has become my attitude. Please enjoy Lloyd’s blog entries.
Those who want a very scheduled life are not wrong. Those who want a very non-scheduled life are not wrong. There is not a right or wrong. Both extremes, me at one end and my friend at the other, and all the territory between us is good. An important point is to relax and enjoy the life you have.
The final decision has been made. Instead of telling that there are no plans again and again and again, a famous location that most folks have heard of will be named without any idea of if it is likely to happen or not.
Now for those who want to know my EXACT plan for where the Team is going when the Team leaves Rockport on Monday morning, we will be at Big Bend NP on March 5, 2011 at 11:53 am. He He.
On a trip testing the Truck’s fan belt, a stop was made at a couple of fish cleaning stations. This interesting corrosion pattern was noted on the roof of a shade shelter. Apparently the condensation on the underside of the roof was collecting at the support member on the underside of the roofing. This shelter is only a few years old but Mr. Warm Salt Air has been hard at work.
Back at Little Bay in Rockport, the nice warm weather has brought out some of the folks to play in the water. Here we have a beginning wind sailor learning and having a great time on the water in the winter.
He was definitely working hard at trying to have tooooo much fun. TheOFM.