After my son went to church with the family they drove out to Cedar Hill State Park where I am camped for 2 weeks to spend Father’s Day with me. I called to tell him to notify me when they got close to the campground. I would drive my RV to the entrance of the park and as long as I was in the car with them I could cover their $5 per adult entrance fee with my Texas State Parks Pass. By the way it also covers my entrance fee each day I am in a Texas State Park.
I hate to admit it and feel very stupid, but I was having such a wonderful day with my family I completely forgot to take pictures. I had my camera handy in my pants pocket but forgot it was even there. You will just have to use your imagination to picture the six of us comfortably visiting and playing games in my home on wheels.
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It was 102 degrees outside but very comfortable inside with the A/C running all day. The restroom was conveniently across the street from my rig. We all had a great time playing several games including a new game on TV called baggage where each person has to tell something secret about themselves that the others don’t know. That was really fun. Then we played the old card game called War. Rachel was the winner of that game. My son Curt gave me 2 bottles of Joe T Garcia’s Salsa both hot and mild and a huge package of sweet rolls which I will be enjoying for days. The kids gave me a sunglasses case enscribed with “Maui Jim’ on it. That’s about as close to Hawaii as I will get.
I barbequed cheeseburgers for dinner with beans, chips and cookies. Everyone chowed down. Curt, Eric and Rachael went for a short walk but didn’t stay out too long before they came back to the comfort of the RV. In Texas 5:00pm is the hottest point of the day and it did hit 102. YUK!!!!!
They didn’t leave until almost 9:00. I told them it was the VERY BEST Father’s Day I have ever had. It was so much fun enjoying this special day with my family. It was the first time I was able to be with my family all together. Living in CA I would see them one at a time and I had never seen my granddaughter prior to this trip to Texas. That is one of the GREAT benefits of RVing. I was able to travel to see them and spend some real quality time with each one.
I will be in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and will be seeing them again before I leave to head further east in my travels. This is really a blessing.
Next time I will remember to take pictures. However the memory of this day is implanted in my brain forever.