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Old 12-08-2011, 08:40 PM   #253
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has anyone found out if the fire ban has YET been lifted? I want to know if I should put some wood in my truck.

It's been a busy few days getting the airstream ready. I had pulled it over to my house from the storage yard last Friday for the weekend long rain leak test. Yep, it leaked. Between finding leaks, insulating air leaks in the trailer and doing maintenance, like fixing the power lift jack, cleaning the water heater and fixing a broken brake pin, I'm finally ready to START packing! Hope to be up at the park around 1 tomorrow. See everyone there!
Fire ban was lifted at about 3 this afternoon. Campfires are going in TEXAS! Woo hoo.
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Old 12-08-2011, 08:43 PM   #254
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Am leaving in the morning on the trek to Blanco. Thanks to one of the above cancellations I got a spot in the park, sorry for someone else's misfortune and a break for us as I had never made reservations elsewhere and was about to settle on the other side of the river. Looking forward to old and new friends.
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Old 12-08-2011, 08:51 PM   #255
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Great news on the fires, thanks Casa!

Rich, look forward to seeing you and the family tomorrow.
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Old 12-09-2011, 10:59 AM   #256
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Finally heading out after Michael's many 11pm work nights. I'll be bringing the gastronomic trifecta of Slovenian soul food.... bean/sausage/saurkraut soup.
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Old 12-10-2011, 06:20 AM   #258
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Blanco Christmas non rally/rally

So far our rally has been spectacular! 43 trailers in all! This is a new record! Thanks to everyone for your participation. Also, we had a great surprise, Cindy and Peter, our founding fathers of this Annual Blanco Christmas non rally/rally were with us tonight. If you didn't get a chance to talk with them, please try to do so today or tonight. They are both a wonderfully interesting couple. The judging of our flamingos is later today, children will be decorating their stockings and as always judges can be bribed! Oh no I meant to say that as always judges will be fair and very impartial! There that s better!

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Old 12-10-2011, 06:35 AM   #259
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Totally agree. What a great time so far. Wish I could post pics from my phone but alas....that will have to wait till we get back home. The park is gorgeous and all the Airstreams are decorated for Christmas. Truly pretty as you walk around, especially site 9 , wow that is amazing! :-)
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Old 12-10-2011, 07:08 AM   #260
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Huge amount of delicious food last night! I bet the park has never looked this festive before. Going to be hard for the Judges to make a decision but I'm thinking Chuck and Skye may win the big prize. Pretty shiny down there Andersons! I've had a sneak peak and I'm thinking kds may have the Ugly Sweater contest "sewed" up. And it was great to have Jim Whitworth able to join us even though he couldn't bring one of his Airstreams. Really enjoyed getting to meet and get to know Richard and Shelly. Think we will be seeing more of you in the future. Finally got to meet Red who "stole" my trailer several years ago - Jimmy has always loved that particular Airstream size and layout. Thanks again to the wonderful hosts for putting on such a fun Rally! We are having a blast. And the weather couldn't be any better!
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Old 12-10-2011, 08:00 AM   #261
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Blanco what a blast it was just great coming last night to see our friends and meet new one's and the News from us Blanco beat the San Marcos record of 36 rigs great job look out though Rondi and I may have to try to top your supper numbers he he , all and all we are sad we could not bring baby down and be there for the entire time but we are the only ones running our RV park in Johnson City and we have a good Sam's rally here also, But we will be down tonight for sure Mary & Dennis and Lora & Mike Deb & Ken , you guys rock great job so good to see good people enjoying this wonderful time of year in Blanco and the hill country, the lights in Town are specular Johnson City has lighted the town has the most impressive lights in TX and that is no joke the PEC building has well over 500,000 lights city building just as grand if anyone gets time at night and is sober! check them out we even did a few thousand lights at the Park of course baby has most of them hanging on her have fun boys and girls Sean & Rondi
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Old 12-10-2011, 08:34 AM   #262
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What a great first time for Nancy & I hear at Blanco , so far. This evening will be even better. Thanks to all the hosts & guest that made the dinner and deserts last night. It was spectacular. I hope someone will post some photos of last nights feast. Great seeing old friends and connecting & shaking hands with fellow posters to see who is who.
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Old 12-10-2011, 08:54 AM   #263
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We are so glad to be here in Blanco with all of you! Last night was great! Thanks for all the good food and conversation, looking forward to meeting more of you today/tonight. Thanks to the hosts, Wow! is all I can say! The christmas decorated rv's are fantastic! I took pics with my phone (not too good) but at least I've got some! Hope the rain will hold out for us tonight.....see ya'll later
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Old 12-10-2011, 09:23 AM   #264
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Wow, what a great Friday Catstream and I had with our old and so many new friends at Blanco SP.
Big Thanx to Dennis&Mary and Mike&Laura and Ken&Debbie for making this 9th annual such a success.
My Hat is ready for tonights most infamous Gift exchange West of the Mississippi, featuring our lovely "Venna Laura White", who will be drawing the names and pass out the presents. Rules have been known to be negotiable.......or not.
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Old 12-10-2011, 02:07 PM   #265
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9th Annual Blanco Rally Pics

Rally Hosts and assistants!

If the remainder of the rally is as much fun as it has been, WOW, we are in for a treat. And we still have 2 days left. The hosts are fabulous and can really throw a party.

We've got a great bunch of folks here and have yet to meet them all.
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Great pics, Sphere Guy! Wish I knew who you were???? Thanks for posting them and I hope to meet you tonight. Unbelievable desserts, frito pie, and the coffee porter---well----hard to beat that, thanks to Chuck and Skye! Looking forward to more fun and coffee porter tonight. Mary and Dennis, Lora and Mike, and Deb and Ken, what a party!!!!!Thanks to everyone!!!!
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