Post-Turkey Road Trip to Galveston

Well, that was a great Thanksgiving y’all! The turkey was awesome, the sides are all gone and the ole belt is loosened up a notch. Today is another day, Black Friday to some folks. A day that could be spent elbowing your way through the crowds looking for a good deal. Or not. Today we’re …

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RV Nana’s Thanksgiving Reflections: “I’m Stuffed!”

Well, that was a great Thanksgiving y’all! We were enjoying some much needed camping time at our favorite RV park, Leisure Resort in Fentress,  and went to a relative’s house for the big family feast.  The turkey was awesome, the sides are all gone, the desserts were out of this world and I was wishing …

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The Real First Thanksgiving was in Texas

Thanksgiving means many things to many people, and the point of the entire exercise is to be grateful for what you have. Be thankful for good health, financial success, a happy family, even for something as trivial as your football team whooping theirs. We here at PPL Motorhomes are thankful most of all for y’all’s …

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Nana’s Recipes: Old Fashioned Texas Style Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving is only a couple days away ya’ll, and in the last week or two I’ve posted some recipes for Thanksgiving side-dishes that are SO true to my Texas heritage.  There were a few things you could be certain of when my family got together for Thanksgiving.  1)  someone was going to get their feelings …

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Nana’s Recipes: CORNBREAD!

Here’s another one of those dishes that’s sure to raise a ruckus on the wherefore’s, thou shalt’s, and everybody’s grandmother/grandfather/momma/daddy’s special recipe was to-die-for. On that I believe we can all agree. Another thing I think we can all agree on is there are two basic kinds of cornbread here in America: Yankee and Southern. …

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RV W. Texas with the Buffalo Soldiers

As y’all may have noticed from the blog posts in recent weeks, I’ve spent a fair amount of time in West Texas, specifically in the Marathon, Ft Davis, Alpine, and Marfa area. One of the places we visited was historic Fort Davis which was a renowned cavalry fort during the “Chasing Geronimo and The Apaches …

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A Night Sky Like No Other: McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis, TX

  You’d think that living in the great State of Texas there is almost a limitless number of things to be seen, and while that’s true, there is one place in Texas that has scenery like no other. Fort Davis. The night sky is something that us city-dwellers often take for granted. It’s usually obscured …

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Nana’s Recipes: Perfect Texas Thanksgiving Side Dish

There is no better, or quicker way I know of to get into a fight here in Texas than to say, “No, THIS is how you cook green beans!” So all you native Texans out there, read this post with a grain of salt. Yes your grandmother’s green bean recipe is the best, so is …

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