Though not listed on the USAPA places to play website, we played pickleball this morning with an avid group of players at the Houston Badminton Center. We were invited to play by Jan Pasternak, who we met some years back at a pickleball tournament. The badminton center has 8 pickleball nets, which they are glad to set up depending on the size of the crowd. … Continue reading →
At least once in your life you must experience New Orleans. You may visit other cities, but you experience New Orleans. Unfortunately, we only had two short days (and nights) in New Orleans. I had traveled to NOLA many times, but this was Denise’s first visit. Her reaction to Bourbon Street Sunday night, was identical to my reaction on a Tuesday night many years earlier: “Is there something special tonight?” No, … Continue reading →
Do you eat? Do you like great music? Do you enjoy people watching? If your answer to these questions is yes, then there is one destination you must put on your bucket list….NOLA, or for the uninitiated, New Orleans. And if you don’t tow, or perhaps shouldn’t drive after a few hours on Bourbon Street, then there is no better place to stay than the French Quarter RV Resort. … Continue reading →
Did we say we love FamCamps? Yes, we did. And our stay at Blue Angels Park in Pensacola reaffirmed our belief. There are two campgrounds associated with the Blue Angels. We stayed “off base” at the Blue Angels Campground on Bronson Road. This area includes a primitive campsite as well as, Anchor Cove and Battlecreek Row. Anchor Cove ($14) has 83, 30 amp/water sites on packed sand. The area is on Perido Bay and … Continue reading →
According to the USAPA there are approximately 3,777 places to play pickleball in the US. Of the more than 300 located in the state of Florida, there are three listed in Tallahassee and one offered play on Saturday. A quick Facebook search found the Tallahassee Pickleball group and my message was promptly answered by Judy Lyle, inviting us to join them. … Continue reading →
We woke to rain and squalls. A friend called and warned us about winds. But after orienting our sticks and bricks renters to our home, we hit the road at 11am just as the rain was beginning to subside. Frankly, I was a bit anxious. I’ve been looking at the weather on line for over a month now, worried that things may not go as planned.