Where we are now
We are back in Michigan!
Our truck is and has been operational, those worries are over. We will be staying at the Lansing Cottonwood Campground until August 18th. Then we will start working our way south for the winter.
States We Have Visited
Provinces We Have Visited
Category Archives: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
On September 11, 2001 forty passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 fought the first battle of the War on Terror. We don’t know, but believe the terrorists intended to fly Flight 93 into the Capitol Building. Because of … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Summersville Lake in West Virginia has an interesting history. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built the dam in the Kanawha River Basin to reduce downstream flood damage, maintain dependable stream flow, provide recreational opportunities, and enhance the fish and … Continue reading