Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Not All Who Wander Are Lost
January 17, 2017 - Florida Keys

Monday, April 11, 2011

Green!

We’ve been on the road for much of the past two days, about 5 to 6 hours each day.  Yesterday we left New Mexico and spent the night at AOK Camper Park outside of Amarillo, Texas. It was one of those Passport America parks that is nothing more than some hook-ups in a field.  It was $11 and just fine for the night.

It was really windy all day yesterday, but luckily the wind was coming from behind us.  We actually got very good gas mileage.  The last hour or so before we stopped was quite dusty.  There were a couple of times where it was getting difficult to see because of all the dirt blowing around.  I sure wouldn’t want to see what a full-blown dust storm is like.

There is a landowner near Amarillo who has “planted” ten Cadillacs in his field.  I pictured it a little different.  I didn’t realize how out in the middle of nowhere it was.  I was able to get a picture as we drove by.  As you can see, the air is full of dust. 

P1010864

We left Texas this morning. As we got closer to Oklahoma, I began to notice green; green grass, green trees, green bushes, green fields.  It was fantastic.  I’ve missed green!  I thoroughly enjoyed the weather in the desert southwest, but I’m ready to be out of the desert for a while!

We’re spending the next three nights outside of Oklahoma City at Oak Glen RV Park.  It’s another Passport America for $12.00 a night plus $1.00 per day extra for wi-fi.  It’s an adequate park.  Our site is FHU with 50 amp service.  When we got here, all of the sites were open so Kevin picked this nice site with a concrete pad.  Do you see the green trees and grass? 

P1010866

The campground has a pool which is not open yet.  I’m thinking even if they put water in it, I wouldn’t want to swim in there.

P1010865

The good news is no more sand or gravel for a while.  Now it’s time to give our home a super-duper spring cleaning and get all of that sand and gravel out of every crevice and corner :)

The key to success is having dreams. The mark of success is living them. ~ Unknown

4 comments:

  1. Thats how I felt when I livd in Texas and when we endured the long dreary Wisconsin March and April! I do love where we are now because the winters are very green. Moss covers the tree trunks and many are deciduous or coniferous. It is in late summer when the hills turn golden and dry.

    I guess we miss what we were raised with. Wisconsin GREEN!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I think even though it is nice to be out of the snow for the winter, at heat we are northern folk and will always have to see that beautiful green part of the year. :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. If you had as much sand as we did, it will be a while before you manage to get rid of all the sand and dust. We still aren't seeing any green here, still too cold. Hope you will get nice spring weather by the time you hit home.

    Kevin and Ruth
    www.travelwithkevinandruth.com

    ReplyDelete

We'd love to hear from you!