Category Archives: 2012 Trip

Balloon Chase Crew

It started out cold this morning, but warmed up as the sun came out. The leaves are starting to change color. Today, Scott launched the balloon off field so he could fly to the field for a competition event. We … Continue reading

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Balloon Fiesta Update and Photos

Friday, October 5th, many of balloon pilots went to various elementary schools in the area and inflated the balloons so the kids and teachers could come and experience hot air balloons up close and personal. We got there when it … Continue reading

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Update from Balloon Fiesta RV Park

I arrived in the RV park Monday morning. Phil a RV repair man who was also here last year was on site. I talked with him about the check light on my fridge lighting up. He checked some things and … Continue reading

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Carol meets Carol

Last year when I was looking for a name for my website I did a search for carolsadventures to see if it was already taken. I found that there was a similar website so I sent an email and discovered … Continue reading

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Albuquerque, NM update

I arrived in Albuquerque on Monday morning, September 24th. I was able to connect with some friends that I met when I was here last year and I went to lunch with one of them. The weather here is nice, … Continue reading

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Caprock Canyons State Park, Texas

I arrived in west Texas on Saturday, September 22nd. I saw that there is a state park about two hours southeast of Amarillo, so I decided to spend a night there. It is a state park that has a Texas … Continue reading

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Last two days in Elm Mott, TX before going to NM

I had a great time during my month in Elm Mott at Homestead Heritage. I got to spend time with friends and do many activities. I want to let you know that I am always made to feel welcome and … Continue reading

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Air Conditioner Installed

My new air conditioner/heat pump arrived the other day and Chris installed it one evening. It took him three hours. I now have air conditioning and heat. It’s installed on the roof of my van and it took the place … Continue reading

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Elm Mott, Texas

I arrived in Elm Mott, Texas, near Waco, on August 23rd. I am staying with my dear friends the Yardens, camped in their front yard like I did earlier this year.  I am part of their family, and I feel … Continue reading

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Fort Worth, Texas

I arrived in Fort Worth Texas on August 17th and I am visiting with my friends here for several days, then on to Waco/Elm Mott to see my other friends.  Today, Saturday the 18th it rained really hard most all … Continue reading

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Vicksburg, MS Civil War Battleground

I arrived in Vicksburg, Mississippi on August 15th and stopped to tour the Vicksburg National Military Park. This is a National Park and there is a 16 mile road that winds through what was the battleground for the Campaign for … Continue reading

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Lake Okatibbee, MS

I arrived in Lake Okatibbee which is a Corps of Engineer Park near Meridian, MS. It’s really beautiful here, and since school started this week, it was almost empty. There were only three of us campers in the park section … Continue reading

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All’s Well… no repair needed…Yeah

When Camping World opened this morning a tech came and looked at my camper and determined he thinks that for some reason my water lines became pressurized and that the water pump is ok. This is good news. We also … Continue reading

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On the road again… and another repair

I left Florida on Saturday morning and got as far as Tallahassee before stopping for the night. I realized when using the water that something is not working right. I think the water pump is bad so I drove into … Continue reading

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Canoe Journey Paddle to Squaxin 2012

What an amazing experience it was being at another canoe journey. There were about 51 tribes and 98 canoes. I just uploaded a photo album with the pictures I took of the canoes landing in Olympia on July 29, 2012, … Continue reading

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