Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Casting

The biggest difference between spin fishing and fly fishing is the way you cast. With spin fishing, you put your lure in the water and wait. With Fly Fishing, you do an artistic cast out over the water (over and over) until, hopefully, a fish strikes. Fly casting takes a lot of practice but anyone… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Casting

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Equipment

One of our favorite Camping Activities is Fly Fishing.  We stumbled upon it when we were looking for something to fill our time during a working trip to West Virginia.  My son and I decided to hire a Fly Fishing guide to teach us how to fly fish.  We were warned by MANY people that… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Equipment

Golf, Golf Courses, Texas

Sammons Golf Links

Year Built: 1922 Architect: John Sammons Address: 2727 West Adams Avenue Temple, Texas 76504 www.golfsammons.com Par: 70 Yardage: Red: 4,727 White: 5,552 Blue: 5,987 Sammons Golf Links is located in Temple Texas and is a public course. When you get to the course the sign at the entrance says "Sammons Park Golf Course". It must… Continue reading Sammons Golf Links

Activities, Golf

Tips for Attending A Golf Tournament

For a lover of golfer, there is nothing that can compare to watching a Pro Golf Tournament in person especially if one or more of your favorite players are playing.  Of course, the ultimate dream would be to have a famous pimento cheese sandwich in your hand while having a front row seat amongst the… Continue reading Tips for Attending A Golf Tournament

Food, Restaurants

Restaurant Review: The Depot

During our recent week in Auburn + Opelika, we kept hearing about a fabulous restaurant called The Depot.  The Depot is located just off the main historical area of Downtown Auburn and really close to our campground, Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time.  Seriously, everywhere we went and I asked for a restaurant suggestion, The… Continue reading Restaurant Review: The Depot

Golf, Golf Courses, Texas

Mill Creek Golf Club

Year Built: 1981 Architect: Robert Trent Jones Address: 1610 Club Circle Salado, TX 76571 Yardage: Blues - 6,346 Whites - 5,922 Reds - 5,017 Mill Creek Golf Club is a semi-private golf course located in Salado, Texas. The course is located in a sprawling sub-division and finding it can be tricky.  This is a good… Continue reading Mill Creek Golf Club

Activities, Travelogue

Travelogue: Auburn + Opelika, Part 2

Continuing our journey through Auburn + Opelika... Missed Part 1?  Click Here to read all about it. Thursday, June 8th, 2017 New tire day!  It also seems like the never ending day to eat!  We had some seriously good grub from Auburn and Opelika all day! Dropped off three tires (one that shredded on the… Continue reading Travelogue: Auburn + Opelika, Part 2

Activities, Travelogue

Travelogue: Auburn + Opelika, Part 1

Experience our Week in Auburn + Opelika from June 5th to June 11th, 2017.   This trip revolved all around Auburn University Golf Camp.  Our son narrowed down the choices to Auburn's or Clemson's Summer Golf Camp.  Thankfully, he picked Auburn because there are not any decent campgrounds that have the wifi requirements we need… Continue reading Travelogue: Auburn + Opelika, Part 1

Campground, Georgia

Richard B Russell State Park

  Richard B. Russell State Park 2650 Russell State Park Drive, Elberton, GA 30635 - Elbert County 800-864-7275   Website Dates of Visit: June 1st thru 5th, 2017 Richard B Russell was a well known Georgian who was a Governor of Georgia and US Senator. This State Park is named after him and one of the… Continue reading Richard B Russell State Park

Dessert, Food

Honeybun Strawberry Shortcake

Honeybun Strawberry Shortcake using store bought honey buns is absolutely yummy!  The sugar and cinnamon from the honey bun gives a slight savory taste to the sweet berries.  On our last night camping at Richard B Russell State Park in Elberton, GA, I needed to find a good use for the leftover strawberries (from the… Continue reading Honeybun Strawberry Shortcake