Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween


This is what my site looks like just after the sun sets.  I’m thinking about adding some more lights so that I can actually read a book after dark.  The evening hours have been pleasant, although the morning hours have been quite chilly.

This has been the first week that I have worked my actual shift of 24 hours.  There is a lot to learn because there is a lot happening.  Since it is the beginning of the season there are a lot of clubs and classes starting up.  Information taken and flyers and sign up sheets have to be made.  I have updated books that contain information on what is going on locally and state wide and made phone calls to volunteers helping out with the monthly newsletter.  This park uses residents that volunteer for all kinds of things in addition to Workampers.  This year they have set up a separate window as a box office where we sell tickets for all the dances and the Cal Am Concert Series.  Many of those events take place at this park as well all the other Cal Am Resorts.

Every Tuesday morning there is Coffee and Donuts.  It is to let everyone know what is going on in the park during the week.  Then that night was Movie Night.  Volunteers run it and pop and bag and serve popcorn.  The movie playing was Switch with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman.  It was an enjoyable light comedy.  I didn’t get home until after 10 pm.  As a Workamper, you are a resident and can take part in any of the activities at any of the Cal Am Properties that is outside of your work hours.

In addition to my regular work hours, I also volunteered to work the Halloween Dance last night from 7:00 until 10:00 pm.  (During work I helped decorate the ballroom for the dance)  One of the perks to working any of the events is that you can attend and not have to pay.  Typically it’s a BYOB, although last night there was “creepy” snacks, bloody lady fingers, vampire teeth, pumpkin poop and zombie bones.

IMG_0232 That’s Jan helping me with the snack table.

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    Candy corn, Cheetos and pretzels fit the bill for the rest of the offerings.

One thing that I have to really be careful of here is to keep active.  If I don’t, my weight is bound to start creeping up.  Cal Am caters their events and if there are any leftovers they bring them into the break room.

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   These were taken early in the afternoon.  We hung bats witches from the ceiling.

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                                              A good time was had by all.

Today is the actual holiday and I am off.  I haven’t decided what to do yet.  I may just rest.  It has been a busy week at work.  My daughters both have to work.  One granddaughter is working and the other younger grandkids live about an hour away and will probably go “trick or treating” in their neighborhood.

I hope that you all have a fun Halloween, just watch out for those ghouls and goblins.

Thanks for visiting


Susan and Angel


  1. Love your site! Looks so cozy and comfortable! Photos like these make me miss being in environment with other RVers. Enjoy!

  2. Looks like you have settled in quite nicely. Glad to hear you are having fun while working. Miss you here.