Top 5 Things to consider before accepting a camp host position

This is going to be a mini-quickie post. I'm typing and preparing the whole thing on my phone (a first for me), so please excuse any typos. Each park, whether it's privately ran, state or national park have different ways they utilize host/volunteers. These are the questions we think are pretty important to know before … Continue reading Top 5 Things to consider before accepting a camp host position

Like Grandmother Like Granddaughter

While my Mom and Sister were packing and looking through some of my Grandpa's things (long story there, he's been suffering through some rough times, potential dementia, a fall resulting in hip surgery) they came across multiple copies of my Grandmother's journal detailing their Route 66 road trip out west.  My Grandmother (maternal) Carol and … Continue reading Like Grandmother Like Granddaughter

Irma’s Aftermath in Flo-who,Flo-what……Flovilla, Georgia

Irma hit us at Indian Springs State Park in Flovilla, GA starting at about 2pm EST, cutting out power almost immediately, and still at 1:30pm on Tuesday we are still without power.  The generator we used for two weeks solid after the fire incident failed to crank, go figure.  But we are certainly MUCH MUCH … Continue reading Irma’s Aftermath in Flo-who,Flo-what……Flovilla, Georgia

Camping 101 (campground etiquette from the perspective of the person who cleans up after you)

We are now three months in as campground hosts, and as this long holiday weekend comes to a close (Happy Labor Day), I wanted to take the opportunity to offer up campground etiquette 101, straight from a campground host.  We’ve experienced more than our share of wonderful and amazing campers.  More than not, everyone is … Continue reading Camping 101 (campground etiquette from the perspective of the person who cleans up after you)