Category Archives: 2012 Trip

South Bay RV Park, FL

After leaving Arnolds Wildlife Center, I drove to the southern tip of Lake Okeechobee and decided to camp at South Bay RV Park which is operated by Palm Beach County. I see several campers that were at Ortona South Corps … Continue reading

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Arnolds Wildlife Center, Okeechobee, FL

On December 30th, I drove to the north side of Lake Okeechobee to the town of Okeechobee to visit Arnolds Wildlife Center. I was there about 5 years ago and was very impressed with Sue Arnold, her volunteers, and the … Continue reading

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Camping at Lake Okeechobee, FL Ortona South Campground

I decided to go camping for a week and headed towards Lake Okeechobee just north of Palm Beach County. I have not camped near here before and saw in my camping books that there are several campgrounds in cities surrounding … Continue reading

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Deerfield Beach, Florida

I am back in Deerfield Beach, Florida and camping in the front yard of some friends for a while. Then I plan on traveling around the state camping and coming back to visit my mom every few weeks. While here, … Continue reading

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Back in Florida

I have arrived safely back in Florida, I am currently camping for a few days in a county park in Titusville. I’ve been here several times before and I really like it here. There are lots of tall trees, and … Continue reading

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Homestead Heritage Fair

The Homestead Heritage Thanksgiving Fair is now over. The weather was really nice for the three days, even though a bit windy. Getting ready for the fair is such a busy time for everyone here. All the work and things … Continue reading

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Happenings in Elm Mott, Texas

It is a very busy time of year here at Homestead Heritage. Everyone is busy getting ready for the Thanksgiving Fair this coming weekend. I have also been busy helping out in several areas. I’ve been doing things at the … Continue reading

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Activities in Leander, TX and Condo in FL sold

I spent the past week in Leander, Texas, visiting my friend Clark.  I got to pet the goats and horses again this year. The goats that were six days old when I was there last year are now about a … Continue reading

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Traveling through west Texas

I left Clovis, NM this morning heading towards Fort Worth. I mostly took backroads because they are much more interesting than the Interstate. I didn’t take any pictures, but mostly what I saw today is LOTS of cotton fields. Some … Continue reading

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Billy the Kid, Fort Sumner, and New Mexico Travels after Albuquerque

Photo Album I left Albuquerque this morning, and headed east to Santa Rosa, then went south to Fort Sumner. Here I visited the cemetery where Billy the Kid is supposed to be buried.  I took some pictures of the cemetery … Continue reading

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Final Day of Balloon Fiesta

Today is the last day of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. It’s cold this morning, but the weather is perfect and it is going to be a nice sunny day. Photo Album Since we had a lot of crew today, instead … Continue reading

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Mass Ascention Saturday Morning

We had an unexpected surprise this morning, the wind was not too bad early in the morning and the balloons were allowed to fly. Photo Album Yesterday morning, the winds were really strong and no one was allowed to fly … Continue reading

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Airabelle the Creamland Dairy Cow Balloon

It was very windy on Tuesday, however, several balloons flew. It was tough landing as you will see from the photo below. Creamland Dairy has a wonderful balloon named Airabelle. She inflates and flys pretty often and she is an … Continue reading

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Balloon Ride and Photos Packing Balloon

It was quite windy this morning and we were not sure if we would be able to fly today. Scott really wanted to fly because he is doing competition, also the weather the next two days is supposed to be … Continue reading

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Windy Day at Balloon Fiesta

We got to the field at the usual early morning time about 6 a.m.  The winds were really strong and we weren’t sure if flying was possible. We were supposed to go up second wave so we waited and watched … Continue reading

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