Friday, August 1

Missouri-Mozingo Lake

The sounds of crickets, doves cooing, the smell of corn , the outside air wrapping around you like a warm ,wet blanket. This is the midwest in August.
The pictures are of things I saw while on my walk yesterday.

Wednesday, July 30


We left McCook NE yesterday in the rain and we were in rain all day and night! The mountain dust ran down the side of the motorhome in what seemed like chunks! We haven't seen that much rain in a very long time.
Hwy 34 in Nebraska is great, not so with hwy 136. We took it because it was a direct route to Maryville MO. I doubt if we take it again. It is narrow and no shoulder on most of it but the rough stretches were a bigger aggravation. After arriving at Mozingo Lake we unhitched the car and went into Maryville to buy groceries. That was a bite in the budget after not buying groceries for two months! It was nice to pick up some items I hadn't enjoyed for a time and I will have to pace myself on some of them.
Our phone coverage and Internet connection were iffy last night. It does seem more stable this morning. Butch discovered an ember burn on the hood of our car so he is currently checking the roof of the MoHo. We may have to talk to the next neighbor who decides to build a fire! Campground host duties never end!
I am working on a Swedish weaving project and I finished the center section while we were on the move. The finishing on the ends are remaning and that is my favorite part and that is what I plan to do while the golf tournament is occupying Butch.
We will miss the hummingbirds!!

Monday, July 28

Over the Mountain...

And down the hill....We left SMR about 8:15 this morning and boogied up and over Berthoud Pass without a hitch. Butch was very impressed with how our 2004 Newmar Kountry Star performed. Our route was I-70 to I-76 to Hwy 34 and it is all good road. We had looked at our Good Sam book prior to leaving SMR and had chosen McCook NE as a probable destination. I asked Butch before we left if I should scope out a place to stay on the Internet and he said "Naaaw, there are plenty of RV parks along 34." We couldn't find one so finally he pulled over and gave me time to connect and I went to my trusty resource- and we found Karrer RV Park on the east side of McCook. 50 amp electric and they restrict your stay to 3 days. Price- Donations!! It is a great little park. That website has saved our fanny more than once. Check it out.
We already miss our SMR friends. What a great bunch of people!! :-)