Sunday, April 7, 2013

Monday Madness—My Kind Of Camping

Monday Madness—My Kind Of Camping

Let me set the scene. The wind is blowing through the new leaves of the small forest of trees.

The tinkling of a small brook can be heard as its water slowly makes its way toward the lake.

There’s a crispness to the air that demands the crackling of an outdoor fire.

Let me add a little more.

  Earlier in the afternoon, my husband and I stopped by Eagle Boat/RV storage (shameless plug for my storage company, 
We picked up our 43 foot American Eagle Motor Coach and headed to Loyd Park in Grand Prairie Texas. I know some of you are saying, that’s not much of a weekend getaway, or, that’s not camping.
Camping is tents, sleeping bags, and peeing behind a tree. I DON'T THINK SO! let me tell you—my kind of camping includes running water, a king sized bed, shower, two bathrooms, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, and 3 TV’s (one outside) Trust me, there’s no better way to relax than in your own home-away-from-home.

I still have the beauty of Spring in Texas without natures critters crawling into my bed,

the opportunity to make new friends,

and sitting outside by the fire, drinking an ice cold margarita with my husband is the perfect getaway for me.

How about you? What is your favorite getaway?


  1. That sounds like my kind of camping too! :)

  2. You are my kind of girl!!! I like your camping. My idea of camping and communing with nature is a beach resort where I had to walk more than thirty feet to the ocean.

    Great pictures.

  3. Love the pics! I'll take it one step idea of camping is Four Seasons. Did you know they have pool boys who will spritz you with Evian when you get too hot? Maybe one day I'll be able to afford to go and find out for myself. :-)

  4. Love the pics here, Jeannie. While as a Girl Scout leader, I could light a fire in the rain, I'm more of an "up scale" camper, too. Something that includes a nice bathroom. My favorite trip is a week to rent a house and stay in one place with no packing and unpacking. Drive the retal car for sight seeing of tall trees, rocky bays, and small and large boats bobbing in the gentle swish of the water. Their pennats flapping in the breeze. Temps not above 79. Can you spell "Maine"? Lovely. Only to be improved on by adding several weeks to the trip. :)

  5. Sounds like a lot of fun! I used to love camping when I was a kid.

  6. As someone who has done the whole "roughing it" thing while camping, I like your idea of camping better. :) And may I add that that is a very cool RV!

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