http://www.blogger.com/html?blogID=4316350785635987648 Cave Dwellings: LITTLE DID WE KNOW!!!!!!

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Den and me

Friday, December 9, 2011

LITTLE DID WE KNOW!!!!!!

First of all, we need to welcome a couple of new “gluttons for punishment”, who jumped into the GMC to ride along with us…OK everyone..SHIFT!…and make room for Richard Iles and his wife, and Rick and Kathy Rousseau.  I couldn’t see any blog sites for you guys, but if you have one, let us know….and hang on!!

  I was just a-Googling around online today, trying to find out what kind of plants these were that we have been spotting in the forest on our “field trips”…

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They start out like this on left, all green and one blade, then they get white on edges, like the middle photo, and begin to separate…ending like this one on the right end..Den thought they were a form of variegated palmetto..Soooo…I began looking online to see if I could find out exactly what it was!..Googled “Sam Houston Forest Plants”…

Boy was I surprised to find this!!  An article about “POT” (NO, NOT POTTED) being found in Sam Houston National Forest not too far from us, supposedly planted and harvested by Mexican drug cartels..WHAT?? Remember when I said,” MacGuyver looks like he is walking among the “weeds”, and by that I mean wacky weed.”

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Well, this was the photo…Click on the link of Sam Houston National Forest in the paragraph above, and look at that photo..HMMMMM…MacGuyver SWEARS this is NOT “Mary Jane”, but now….OK, probably not, and  I never really even considered it was, until now..I was just being a smarty britches ..Imagine that!  Being the skeptic that I am, I wanted to take another  stroll through the woods…a woman alone with her camera…After about 1 mile, I found the plants I was seeking.  I quickly realized that these were NOT weed…

 

 

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Left, THIS is real weed..found online, NOT by me….Right, is what I found on my “weed walk”…NOT!

OK, enough of this about my investigation of illegal drugs in the national forests of Texas, with apologies to our son-in-law, Detective Timothy Heiser, Glenview PD…Confused smile..Yesterday, our walk took us down along the banks of Lake Conroe…

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A couple men were putting a pontoon boat into the lake…and MY man…well,.. notice he is growing back la mustache!

 

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Soooo many signs to read, rules to follow, procedures to attend to….The only one I read was Alligator Safety.

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Ahhhhhh, the beauty of a FULL hook up site…This makes it sooo much easier…Why do they have to label it “body waste”?…Why not  just “disgusting?”.

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There is no shortage of firewood here, and MacGuyver just cannot keep his little Paul Bunyan paws off of it… This makes for lots of campfires for me to model my latest in evening attire from my new collection…

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THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES FROM MY COLLECTION.  I LIKE TO CALL THIS LITTLE NUMBER “EXPERIMENT IN  BLACK FUZZINESS”….STUNNING.  I GOT MY INSPIRATION FROM THIS LITTLE FELLA….

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On my lone expedition into the forest, I did get some more neat photos.  The GOOD thing about being alone was that I could stop whenever I wanted to and gawk over a view, or plant, without Dennis waiting, hands on hips, tapping his toe.  The BAD thing about this lone wolf trip was stopping to make sure someone wasn’t following me, and jumping at the snap of every branch…”If a tree falls in the woods, and no one is around to hear it, does it still make a sound?”..

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So…Sunday is our last day here at Sam Houston Nat’l Forest campground.  We leave Monday AM for Potter’s Creek, Canyon Lake..North of San Antonio.  We really enjoy it at Potter’s Creek, and I think we  have spent the last 6 Christmas’s there, with the exception of last year, when we were home in Illinois..That’s a long story, complete with blood, gaping wounds, staples, and an Emergency Room trip

Thanks to our new followers.  I am having trouble organizing my followers so I can actually keep some semblance of order as to what order they jumped into our truck..!! I gotta work on that ‘cause it’s driving me NUTSO!!

A VERY HAPPY HMMTHCHMMPHth birthday to our middle daughter, Terrie Lyn Heiser!! It was great talking to you today (surprising I got one bar to call out!)…Hope your birthday was everything you wished for…and…I heard you got the snow you wanted!!..Love you from Mom and Dad!!!

 

“If a man says something in the forest and no one hears him is he still wrong?

13 comments:

  1. Love that "After 5" ensemble. I may be able to come up with something like that out of my closet. I'm not sure that layered look is still in vogue, but who cares. Us women of the road blaze our own trails when it comes to fashion.

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  2. CoCo, you are in for a lot of trouble! That ensemble is going to make CoCo jealous.

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  3. Aw, what happened to the lighthouses? They say one should wear black for its slimming qualities. :) I don't own much black. I am what I am.

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  4. Here is Rick and Kathy's link: http://ricknkathyrousseau.blogspot.com/

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  5. great blog interesting read :)....love the outfit..thats how I dress around the campfire too!! have a super weekend...

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  6. Very Entertaining Post! We will be heading that way in a couple months. I especially liked your ending question.

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  7. love your happy hour outfit!..very special!!!..I could match it any day!!...except mine would be covered in 'fur'..dog/cat fur that is!!

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  8. Oh yeah, now that's my preferred version of a "little black number." Sure sounds like you are having a great time, and you're getting some great pictures too.

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  9. Glad to see you are suited up for Happy Hour.Hope all is well and you guys are having a ball. Be safe out there. Sam & Donna....

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  10. Lookin' good out there! All dressed up for Happy Hour although I'm thinking you may have started Happy Hour a bit early!!!

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  11. We Illinois ladies know how to dazzle with our attire! Stop by on your way back to Sandwich in the spring and we'll 'adorn' ourselves around our fire in west-central IL!
    2 peas 'n a pod...

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  12. As always you set the bar for RV fashion.

    If we read about you having the munchies we will know what you did..lol

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  13. Let us know where your going to spend Christmas. I really think you guys should come on down to Rockport!!!

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