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Old 07-30-2007, 01:15 PM   #1
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Labor Day Plans

Well, we are all set to stay at Twin Lakes in North Carolina. Gonna take the ski as well and see what happens on the pamlico sound. What's everyone else doing????
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Old 07-30-2007, 01:33 PM   #2
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Traveling out to my Salem Lake Palace for the holiday weekend.
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Old 07-30-2007, 01:43 PM   #3
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We will be leaving around the 26th of Aug. to head toward the southwestern states. We don't have a clue where we will be on Labor Day but we won't be coming back to MO until the beginning of October. We will be winging it this trip, but we do want to see the north rim of the Grand Canyon, the national parks in Utah, Monument Valley, the four corners, and a couple of churches in the Santa Fe, NM area.
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Old 07-30-2007, 01:49 PM   #4
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I hiked North Rim to South rim once. Awesome experience. There are some awesome sites in the Sequioa National Forest if you had the time to get into California. "Lodgepole" was particularly nice, and there is even a "Twin Lakes" near Mammoth.
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Old 07-30-2007, 01:50 PM   #5
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I'm going to labor.

Clean out the garage and work on the yard.

Might as well. Won't order the trailer until next April.

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Old 07-30-2007, 01:52 PM   #6
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Well Radio, while you're laboriously Cyber Phrenologizing, I will labor and try to drink 2 beers for you!
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Old 07-30-2007, 01:56 PM   #7
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Our plans are currently for Myrtle Beach the week of Labor Day. With any luck no hurricanes will run us off this time.
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Old 07-30-2007, 02:07 PM   #8
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Yeah with all this Global Warming we're gonna get 15 of them.......oh wait......12.....ummm neverimind.....4........oops sorry....one gentle breeze.
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Our plans are currently for Myrtle Beach the week of Labor Day. With any luck no hurricanes will run us off this time.
We are headed to Myrtle Beach Thursday morning but we're not taking the fifth wheel. Instead we're staying at my sister's beach front condo free of charge. Our daughter and her husband are flying down to join us that Saturday. It's so nice to have rich relatives that are generous.
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Old 07-31-2007, 12:28 PM   #10
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That sounds like fun Oak. Someone here posted some pics of a nice place down there.....I may have to check it out some time.
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Old 07-31-2007, 09:42 PM   #11
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Camp with the Parents and some old friends, smoke a couple turkeys in the pit, dressing, salads, T-giving in September. Horseshoes, beer, music and lies. Been doing it for about 14 yrs and no plans on stoppin'. Even dad with his cancer scare a couple years ago wouldn't stop him from coming. I guess he figures he showed me the way for camping early on and wants to make sure I still "get it". Been camping for 32 years now ( out of 38) , I think I'm wise enough now to start a fire but ole dad still has to tell how he showed us "scouts" how to do it.
I think I'll have to thank him again this year in front of our group for "Showing me the way". I love that man! Now that I'm older it's not real hard to tell him he was right, but I hate to 'cause it goes to his head.
I can only hope my 16yr old son feels the same way when he gets older.
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Old 08-01-2007, 07:34 AM   #12
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Aint nothing better than passing on a Grandfather's legacies. Especially the one's you describe. Made me think back to my childhood when My GP's were still alive and all the fun we had. Thanks!
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Yea...the good 'ol days...
I vividly remember the taste of Dial Soap when Grandma would wash my mouth with it after I dropped the F-bomb....
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Old 08-01-2007, 09:12 AM   #14
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I liked the......."Go get me a switch" comment
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That sounds like fun Oak. Someone here posted some pics of a nice place down there.....I may have to check it out some time.
Re Myrtle Beach PirateLand is my favorite. We've been going there on and off for 20 years.
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Old 08-02-2007, 11:06 AM   #16
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Labor Day was laboring for me 8 years ago.
Gave birth to my youngest on 9-1-99



I am going on vacation Aug 16 and will be off till Sept 1
No camping plans yet, but we will celebrate her birthday.
Where I am in Michigan, we have a pretty reciently built
Cabela's and since their inhabitation we have sprung up
with a lot of hotels and a "Splash Universe" water park.
www.splashuniverse.com
We may consider that, we could even boondock in the
Cabela's parking lot for free for the night.
www.cabelas.com

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Old 08-02-2007, 11:16 AM   #17
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Ahhhhh Romance, BBQ and Campfire at cabellas.
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Old 08-07-2007, 03:21 PM   #18
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we'll be spending that weekend at johnstown swapperers day.
selling all the stuff that we don't have room for in the house.
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Old 08-24-2007, 04:22 PM   #19
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Okay, Got the Jet Ski serviced up, trailer's ready..................Let's goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
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Camping near Lake Lure, NC. But this will be our first trip further than 5 miles from home with our new rig.

For those of you goin to Myrtle Beach, we really enjoy Ocean Lakes. But since you are goin for Labor Day, prepare to be surrounded by crotch rocket motorcycles all up and down the Myrtle area. Memorial Day and Labor Day are both Bike weeks. We went down one Labor Day weekend not realizing and found it pretty hard to do much without being crowded by the bikes. Lots of rowdy street racing attitudes and (not trying to be racist but....) Black Bike Week, as it is known, is not always the best atmosphere for family outings. Seems these people have very little respect for the ears of young children so the language can get pretty loud and raunchy. For the most part, if ya have no intentions of go outta the campground, you wont have much trouble. And most of the campgrounds there have everything you would ever need inside the gates.
Good Luck and I hope everyone has a great holiday.
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