Saturday, April 28, 2012

Rally and Back to Work


Friday I was up and out of here early.  I wanted to be at Buckhorn RV Resort near Kerrville in time for coffee hour.  I left Angel at home where her “Aunt Ruby” would check on her.  I got there a little after 7:30 am.  The quickest way was to go North on US 83 to TX 41 East to I !0 then continuing East to the Resort.  I took just over an hour.


I was able to chat with Howard for a few minutes.also with Linda who I paid for the one day at the Rally and a Rally Tee Shirt. 


In the Big Red Barn, there were three seminars in the morning, where I learned quite a lot,  Then in the afternoon there was another seminar about Alaska 101, also interesting, although I don’t think that it is a trip that I will be taking anytime soon.

Later in the afternoon, Howard and Linda gave a demonstration with their inflatable kayak and pontoon boats.  I was impressed.  It only took 5 minutes for Linda to inflate the kayak with a foot pump.  I do see one of them in my future.


The bag in the foreground is the kayak and the two by Linda (in the orange shirt) are the pontoon boat, which also has a canopy and trolling motor.

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             kayak laid out on grass       Linda getting her excersize      ready to go

                                                      That took all of five minutes.

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                                        Yep, That’s me out there with Howard,

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            Here’s the pontoon boat with out the canopy, but it does have the motor.

                                      This one took 7 minutes to inflate.


            It didn’t take long for Howard and Linda to put them back in their bags.

                                      Just roll it up like a sleeping bag.

That was it for the Rally.  If you ever have a chance, I would encourage you to attend one.  I was only able to attend one day and hope that I will be able to attend another one in the future for the complete experience.  There were several other seminars that I would like to attend.  Linda and Howard are great presenters and you won’t find a nicer bunch of people anywhere.  Thank you, Linda and Howard.  I had a great time

This morning, I actually saw a herd of Axis Deer crossing the road on my way to work, but didn’t have my camera out and they were gone so quickly.  I worked the Day Use Gate with Vanessa, not the window, but out in the shed.  It was busy most of the day.  Needless to say we were both exhausted.

When I got back home to let Angel out, Vestal came over to help me set up the tripod under the kingpin and rework the outside water hose with additional connectors.  That was it for today and I’m heading to bed.  Hopefully I will get to sleep in spite of the high winds buffeting the 5veer around.

Thanks for visiting

DSC01132  Come on Angel, time for bed.

Susan and Angel


  1. Glad that you were able to attend, even if only one day. They are great people. We've learned so much from them at the two rallies we've been to.

    1. Almost everything that I have learned about this lifestyle has been from their website, forum and links and bloggers associated with them. I couldn't thank them enough. I hope that some day we can attend one together.