Monday, October 31 – After a little research on the Escapees' Forum about where to go for our annual state inspection, we ended up going back to Harrison Body Shop in Livingston, TX, the same place we had our inspection done two years ago. We arrived about 8:30 a.m. and moved right in for the inspection. Everything was up to snuff, and we got stickers for the motor home and our car. The tech even remembered to warn us about the dip between the driveway and the street that many motor homes get hung-up on and end up scraping bottom. They have two other exists and if you use them, you shouldn't have a problem.
After our inspection we headed over to the welcome center to hook-up the toad and head to Houston. Once again, even though there was some traffic, and we were driving in the fourth most populous city in the nation, we easily sailed through the city on Route 59 to the Houston Elks Lodge located in Stafford, TX, (just on the southern out-skirts of the city). The camp sites at the Elks are all full, but luckily they have two gravel sites on the end we can use until one of the concrete pads open-up.
We talked to Matt, who we met the last time here, and he said he was pulling-out tonight after work. We would be able to move into his site....this is the site we normally have when staying here. He pulled out just as it was getting dark, so we parked our car in the spot until morning. We'll move over there first thing tomorrow.
So we are in our “home port” until after the holidays. If you're passing through Houston on your way to warmer climates, stop and say hello!
Bella always enjoys herself when we are here. This time the is a pile of limbs close to our spot. She has taken it upon herself to clear out any moles, chipmunks or anything else smaller than her.
We are sorry to report that she hasn't caught a dang thing…YET!
Just incase you are interested, here are some facts and figures about Houston…
More interesting facts in the following blogs. All information is taken directly from the The City of Houston Official Site for Houston, Texas.
Thanks for stopping by. Hope to see you back real soon. Have a great day!