A new camp along the Clackamas River in Mt. Hood National Forest

Monday, June 29

Well, here’s our new camp!

P1050933Just kidding!

More about Les Schwab later in this post . . . .

Yesterday the crew and I left Humbug Campground near Detroit, Oregon, and motored to Stayton where we turned northward.  Beyond Sublimity and Silverton, we stopped at a Safeway in Molalla.

With the Best Little Trailer stocked with provisions and the Perfect Tow Vehicle filled with gas, we continued to Estacada.   The last leg of the day’s journey was along the Clackamas River into Mt. Hood National Forest.

Campgrounds along the Clackamas are near full!

We were fortunate to find a site at Lazy Bend Campground.  (Please no visitors or drive-bys, thank you.)  This site was the last one available.  The camp host tells me the campgrounds in this area are full or reserved, except for tent sites.

P1050926I have to finish this post soon, so quick subject change . . .

I’m typing in the air conditioning of Les Schwab in Estacada.   Somewhere during our travel from Humbug Campground to our new camp near Estacada, the PTV picked up a nail in her rear tire, passenger side.  The tire went from 50 psi to 23 psi.  Yikes!

This morning I use fix-a-flat to enable us to drive into town.

P1050932While the tire is tended to, the crew and I set up an “office” in Les Schwab.

P1050931Bridget, of course, is perfectly well-behaved, sitting quietly next to my chair.  Reggie, however, thinks sitting around doing nothing is WRONG!  He’s whining as I type this.

“C’mon, RVSue!  Let’s go!  This is boring!”

Once I check emails, we will return to camp.

 I don’t know when I’ll be able to post again. 

I’d move to a camp with internet if I could.  State parks are booked for 4th of July weekend, and the national forest campgrounds are chock full of campers.  We need to hang on to what we have.

P1050930When I do write the next post, I’ll give you the details on our campground.

P1050927I’m relieved that Les Schwab says we’re good to go.  The tire has been repaired at no charge.  I’m told the tires are still in good shape.

Bye for now!  I hope to be back here soon.


NOTE:  Blogorinos, please welcome any new folks and answer any questions that arise.  Thanks!  Another favor please . . . . Ignore any errors in this post.  No time to proofread.  Plus there’s a little guy begging me to get off this dang computer!


P1050925Early holiday celebrants arrived at our campground after dark last night, shot off these firecrackers, and left before down.  Happy Birthday, America!


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