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May 26, 2016 - Cen-Tex Campout at San Saba

THURSDAY This morning I went first to Discount Tire to have my tires checked. One of the duals was down to only 30 pounds because the valve stem was causing it to lose air. They repaired it and re-balanced the tire. I was finally on my way by noon. I stopped in Marble Falls for a late lunch and arrived in San Saba about 2:30. There are only ten rigs today but we expect two more tomorrow. FRIDAY This afternoon we had our business meeting early so we could attend an open house at the Old Man Scary Cellars tasting room in downtown San Saba....

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Nov 20, 2014 - Cats

We got up early to have breakfast at the Roadrunner Cafe at Fort Stockton RV Park and as we we were sitting there we noticed a couple of little cats outside looking for water and doing thing cats do. As we sat there, more and more cats began showing up. By the time our breakfast arrived there must have been at least 20 prowling around the front of the restaurant. They were really a mixed bag as you ca see fro the collage I posted. After leaving Fort Stockton, we stopped for gas at an Exxon station off of I-10 in the high desert. As i pulled...

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Trip Journal

2014 Cross Country 2

Apr 13, 2012 - San Saba Texas. Pecan Capital of the World

April 13 2012 San Saba Texas Pecan Capital of the World San Saba has always been on our list of things to see in Texas, but until today, we have never made the trip. Located about 100 miles from the campground, and just 30 miles outside of Llano, it was a easy but beautiful ride. It is wildflower time in Texas and every road we traveled today had an abundance of wildflowers in full bloom. The section on Route 16 from Llano to San Saba was especially nice. I also included a picture of the Rock Weather Forecast. I am sure most of you have...

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Jan 21, 2001 - 2000 August 26 - TX Hwy 16 Trip - San Saba

This afternoon we continued north on Highway 16 to San Saba, where we visited the pretty Mill Pond Park, the San Saba County Courthouse and the Regency Bridge. Mill Pond Park is 71 acres of shady parkland that includes a spring-fed lake with a waterfall, campgrounds, nature trails and other amenities. The Saba County Museum, also located in Mill Pond Park, houses two 100-year-old log cabins and items from Texas ranch life at the turn of the 20th century. Also on the grounds is the San Saba Civic Center, with meeting rooms, an auditorium and...

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Jan 17, 2001 - 1994 September 24 - San Saba

Today I began a vacation trip based on an LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority) map. There is so much to do along the Colorado River, I could not finish the trip in the two weeks’ vacation that I had. I made it only from San Saba to San Marcos. I want to complete the trip some day.

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Jan 17, 2001 - 1994 September 25 - San Saba - First United Methodist Church, Regency Bridge and Risien Park

This morning I visited the First United Methodist Church so I could photograph their stained glass windows. My pew mates during the service were Marie Hackenjos and her daughter, Genie Butler, of Langdon, North Dakota. Genie is Assistant Pastor at a Methodist church in Langdon. They invited me to have lunch with them. After lunch Genie and I went for a drive in the country. We discovered that we have a lot in common.

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Jan 17, 2001 - 1994 September 26 - San Saba - Scenic Drive

This morning I was visiting with some of my fellow campers in Mill Pond Park. Margaret Landgrebe and Frank Walker were in San Saba for a high school reunion. Jane Behrens still lives in San Saba. Frank had worked on a ranch nearby and wanted to revisit it and show it to Margaret and Jane. He invited me to go along with them. It was a very nice outing.

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