Lake Whatchamacallit

Lake Whatchamacallit

Our Arkansas stay at Lake Ouachita was a mixed bag. The National Forest is beautiful and the lake is so clean! Our campsite was a little bit of a disappointment, but I think that’s only because we are officially SPOILED ROTTEN by the beach boondocking. We don’t want...
Drag Me Out of Austin

Drag Me Out of Austin

For our last evening at McKinney Falls, we took a short walk down to the upper falls at sunset determined to get some magnificent photos. Well, with two dogs in tow, that’s easier said than done. Opie’s short little legs couldn’t keep up and he was tired out almost...
What’s Texas without BBQ?

What’s Texas without BBQ?

We took a lovely drive out to Driftwood, Texas and ate lunch at a historic Texas joint called Salt Lick BBQ.  Before heading that way, we read everything there was to see about the restaurant, but nothing prepared us for the aroma as we pulled into the giant parking...
Keep Austin Weird

Keep Austin Weird

We love camping near Austin. McKinney Falls State Park is only about a 20 minute drive into the city and we’re taking full advantage. There is one downside to camping so close to such a fun city, though. We LOVE camping, and hanging out at our campsite, so it’s a...
Summit Lake Camping

Summit Lake Camping

Summit Lake State Park is a real hidden gem. In fact, we had never heard of it, in spite of its proximity to Indianapolis. We drove to the park in a convoy of Jeep, boat, Steely Van, and June Bug in under 45 minutes! We chose our sites online without ever seeing the...
Scouting Trip to Summit Lake

Scouting Trip to Summit Lake

Summit Lake State Park New Castle, Indiana We decided on the spur of the moment to get one more camping trip in before Bob goes back on the air on September 8. Labor Day weekend would be full at every campground, so we chose the tail end of August. It occurred to us...

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