Now THIS is a campground. Within Davy Crockett National Forest in East Texas is the Ratcliff Recreation Area. (There are neither rats nor cliffs. Ponder.) This place is only a 45-minute drive west of Angelina National Forest, and had we known how much nicer it was, we would have driven away from Caney Creek in… Continue reading Davy, Davy Crockett!
We thought we were pretty smart. I-10 was closed at the Louisiana/Texas line because of flooding, but we weren’t going that way anyway since we were in Central Louisiana. We crossed into Texas on US Highway 190. Feeling quite accomplished and proud of ourselves, we proceeded to what was to be our next campground, in… Continue reading Washed Out Road and a Closed Campground
On the feast day of St. Patrick, we headed west from Covington, Louisiana to begin our real adventure. We had a spot reserved at Hodges Garden State Park, which is southwest of Natchitoches. The original plan was to have a late lunch at Pioneer Pub in Natchitoches, where, as legend has it, pioneers would stop… Continue reading Westward Ho!
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Site B-1, Reservations for three nights. This was to be our first time actually sleeping in Snuggle-Inn. Wayne had the camper backed in but not hooked up yet, and immediately a nice older gentleman walked over, handed me a dime, and asked for the “dime tour” of the camper! Our site… Continue reading The Maiden Voyage, Interrupted
We did it. I’m not going to lie; there were moments during “hell week” that we both doubted we’d actually get all of the possessions we had decided to keep into our rented storage space. But we did. And the house is for sale. And we are starting our adventure in the Snuggle Inn. Destination:… Continue reading Goodbye, house. Helloooo, tiny camper.