We have been at Corinth Recreation Area for a little over a week now. This continues to be one of our very favorite parks. Not only is it beautiful, but the sites are all level, everything is paved and the grounds are impeccably maintained.
It is also pretty much in the middle of nowhere, but that’s one of the things we like so much. There are hiking trails, there’s the lake and there’s the beauty. Perfect!
Because we are volunteering our services in exchange for a free site, some of our time is spent working. Doesn’t Rick look like he’s having fun?
He rides around in style
Sunday afternoon, Rick’s cousin Michel from Montreal found us in the boonies of northern Alabama! He had taken a road trip to New Orleans and was on his way back to Quebec. The guys had a great time catching up. I put them to work doing a little grilling out in the rain :). It hadn’t rained since we got here, but started the minute Michel pulled into our site :)
Michel brought a wonderful wine to go with dinner. Then more stories and reminiscing was done :) Michel was our first “adult” overnight guest. He got to try out the pullout sofa bed and declared it to be fine :) I think he was being polite :) Regardless, we’re glad he found us. Safe travels home, Michel!
After Michel left Monday, Rick and I took a drive to Florence, Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia, AL. We wanted to check out a couple campgrounds up there. With this campground closing the end of October instead of the end of November, we were scouting a place with a monthly rate for November so we could stay in the area. We had, quite some time ago, made an appointment with Brannon at Custom RV outside Red Bay, AL for December 2. Lucy needs a couple things taken care of and we planned to do that before heading to Texas. We tried to move the appointment up but it looks like Dec 2 is going to be it.
One of the campgrounds we went to was Heritage Acres in Tuscumbia. We drove through the campground, which was nothing fancy but clean and well maintained, then stopped to talk to the manager. As it turned out, he was the owner and was looking for a couple to work on Wednesdays for him to give him a break. It would be a total of 12 hours per week combined between the 2 of us in return for our site for November. All 12 hours would be worked on Wednesday. The rest of the time would be ours. Such a deal we couldn’t pass up! I guess it is true. When one door closes, another opens.
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