Category Archives: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Nashville and the Grand Ole Opry – May 2018

When you are visiting Nashville it is almost a responsibility to visit the Grand Ole Opry. The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert which was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay as a one-hour … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, and More Rain – Raleigh, NC – April 2017

We returned to Falls Lake as Camp Hosts in April.  For most of our time there the weather was beautiful and we enjoyed ourselves by visiting with our daughter, Elisabeth. While we were serving as Camp Hosts at the Falls … Continue reading

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Sand Springs, OK – A City Built with a Purpose – April 2016

We decided to camp near Sand Springs, OK because it was the right distance from our last stop in Branson.  We found a Corps of Engineers campground on-line called Washington Irving South that seemed like a nice site to relax, … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Mountain and the Arkansas River Trail – March 2016

With an elevation 1,011 feet, Pinnacle Mountain rises over 750 feet above the nearby Arkansas River. The mountain’s cone-shaped peak has long been a central Arkansas landmark and attraction for outdoor enthusiasts. We saw hordes of picnickers, cyclists, and hikers.  … Continue reading

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Alaska Journal – 2014, Chapter Five

Thursday, 7/24/14 We headed to Valdez, but it would take us a couple of days to get there. On our way from Palmer we stopped at an overlook for the Matanuska Glacier. You would think, “ya seen one glacier, ya … Continue reading

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Taking a trip back into history (Boonesborough, Jamestown, & Yorktown)

After our long summer in Michigan, we headed towards Raleigh, NC where we would again serve as Camp Hosts in the Falls Lake State Recreation Area for the month of October.  Our route was not the most direct, but allowed … Continue reading

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West Virginia, May 2013 – Part II

As we planned our route through West Virginia it appeared that we would have an opportunity to visit the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV.  The Stonewall Resort is the result of a public-private partnership between the Corps of Engineers, West … Continue reading

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