Kenny and Nancy call Oconto, Wisconsin home during the summer boating season where together they enjoy recreational boating on the Oconto River and the Bay of Green Bay. When boating season is over they become snowbirds and head south for the winter in their Monaco Windsor luxury motor coach named OWFISH.
Kenny lived and traveled in OWFISH with his late wife Barbara from 2002 until she had a disabling stroke in 2011 and passed away the following year. From then the OWFISH set, except for a short trip in 2013, until Kenny started traveling again with his new wife Nancy in 2014.
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Thursday, October 30, 2008
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Monday, October 27, 2008
Monday, October 20, 2008
We got on the road around 8:30 AM this morning leaving Clarksville, AR heading to Oklahoma City, OK arriving here around 2:00 PM. Everything went well. We are staying at the Rockwell RV Park on the west side of Oklahoma City. The park has an indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, free Wi-Fi and cable TV at all the sites. We stopped in Checotah, OK for fuel taking on 66 gallons of diesel at $3.219 a gallon. Total price - $211.84. We have used 135 gallons of diesel since we left Oconto, WI costing us a total of $450.13. We have travelled 122 miles since we filled up in Checotah and still have 713 miles to go to get to Presidio, TX.
Monday, October 13, 2008
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Next we rode the rails with the Iron Mountain Railway here in Jackson.
Friday, October 10, 2008
Our route took us through the middle of Saint Louis, MO. We stopped in Barnhart, MO for fuel and bought 66 gallons of diesel for $238 ($3.60 a gallon) after driving 593 miles since our last fill up on May 1st.
After we setup and met the owners of the campground, Barb and I both fell in love with this place. This place is not fancy, but the spaces are large, it's quiet and peaceful. The campground hasn't been around very long and there are lots of work that still needs to be done. They have just received their license to operate a beer bar at the office and Barb & I were their first customers. There is free Wi-Fi available here at the office but it's a weak signal. Someone with my experience can fix that problem though. They would like to make Wi-F available throughout the campground but that may be next to impossible because of all the trees. We may come back next spring and workamp for them for a couple of months. Our next stop will be in Marion, AR just north of West Memphis, AR.
Please note: This is a rustic campground with some RV hookups, not an RV Resort. We stayed here under Passport America.
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
The last couple of days it has been cold in the morning requiring us to turn the furnace on to warm things up.
When we leave here we will be heading to Clarksville, AR to visit Barb's sister Frances, then to Oklahoma City to visit my daughter Evon and the girls, then we will start heading to our winter home in Presidio, TX.