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Karl

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Anyone ready for a mini-rally at Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake this coming New Year?

Last year people went different ways, so maybe this would be a good time to get back together again! Let's show some of our newer members how we handle adversities like great conversations around roaring fires, too much good food, fun games (Betty, get your Checkers warmed up), and an overall relaxing, good time :D

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Note: I modified this to include Lake Pleasant. A number of us were there last year, and had a wonderful time. Great facilities and weather, and no "forty miles of rough road".
« Last Edit: August 28, 2006, 07:19:37 PM by Karl »
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Re: Who's up for Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2006, 06:49:04 PM »
How politically correct of you ... 'gentlepersons' :)

We're going to be in Death Valley for Christmas and then Quartzsite for the rally in January so New Year's at Alamo SP would fit in nicely if I can just talk Mike into it (he dislikes cold weather so staying away from Colorado for a couple of months in the winter isn't unappealing).

BTW, I have dominoes, checkers, backgammon, scrabble, Black Box, and lots of other games......
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Re: Who's up for Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2006, 06:54:04 PM »
Gentlepersons,

I am new to this forum and your rallies so I don't know where Alamo Lake is!
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Re: Who's up for Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2006, 06:57:40 PM »
We're planning on going back to Lake Pleasant for New Years.  Closer to civilization yet nice views.  We'll be in the electric only sites above the lake, not in the park as we were last year.
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Re: Who's up for Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2006, 07:01:05 PM »
Alamo Lake is an Arizona State Park located about 110 miles northwest of Phoenix in the middle of nowhere....but a lovely place.
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Re: Who's up for Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2006, 07:09:11 PM »
Ned,
Good choice. We had fun there last year. I was just trying to get evryone back together again. Lake Pleasant would be fine!
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Re: Who's up for Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2006, 07:14:56 PM »
Lake Pleasant allow for a Fry's fix too for those so inclined.  The lady's can get to WalMart in less than two hours too :)
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2006, 07:37:00 PM »
Two hours from Wal-Mart is too close to civilization.
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2006, 07:47:55 PM »
Wendy,

C'mon now, there's a WM in Lake Havasu and (I think) in Parker. Does that mean you're not coming to QZ? ;D
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2006, 07:52:06 PM »
This is my year to plan the vacations and the Brewers will be in Lake Alamo for News Years.  Likely in  the hook up sections, unless there are a huge number who want to go then we would opt for the group dry camping spot.  A one day trip into Wickenburg will suffice for a grocery run and for Anitas for lunch. 

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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2006, 08:04:26 PM »
Wendy,

C'mon now, there's a WM in Lake Havasu and (I think) in Parker. Does that mean you're not coming to QZ? ;D

Of course I'm coming to Quartzsite....remember, I'm going to be there before you and Smoky. However, if you recall, with the traffic, it takes an hour to get from the area the forum camps to the interstate so Lake Havasu is more than 2 hours away.

They didn't really build a WM in Parker, did they??
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2006, 08:48:18 PM »
Present plans are for us to be at Lake Alamo for New Years.  Lake Alamo is about as close as I need to get to the big city.
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2006, 10:32:36 PM »
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2006, 10:43:14 PM »
This is my year to plan the vacations and the Brewers will be in Lake Alamo for News Years.  Likely in  the hook up sections, unless there are a huge number who want to go then we would opt for the group dry camping spot.  A one day trip into Wickenburg will suffice for a grocery run and for Anitas for lunch. 

Betty

Betty,

I'm not going to Lake Alamo but, I would be willing to drive to Wickenburg to meet you at Anitas for lunch.

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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2006, 02:58:24 AM »
I will be at Alamo lake.
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2006, 08:31:14 PM »
Plans are still very open, but Marlene and I might consider going back to Lake Pleasant. Definite no re Alamo Lake. TOO far from civilization. :D
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2006, 10:14:25 PM »
Sheila and I are going to really try to make Alamo this year

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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2006, 11:02:10 PM »
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I am new to this forum and your rallies so I don't know where Alamo Lake is!
Alamo Lake is about 30 miles North of Wendon, AZ. You take Cunningham Pass out of Wendon, that turns into Alamo Dam Access, and continue on it to the lake. It's at GPS Coordinates N34 13.899 W113 35.847. The road, Cunningham Pass, intersects with Hwy 60 out of Wendon at N33 49.354 W113 32.473.
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2006, 08:00:39 PM »
I'm not going to Lake Alamo but, I would be willing to drive to Wickenburg to meet you at Anita's for lunch.Phil

Phil and Lorna,

The group at Alamo met today and planned our activities.  Friday night we have our potluck.  On Saturday we are meeting at  Wayside at 12 o'clock for lunch. On Sunday we are resting up for New Year's eve.  On Monday we are celebrating New Year's Day.  When we called Anita's in Wickenburg they indicated they were very busy and that Sunday would be the busiest day so we won't be going to Anita's this year.  The group here is enjoying great weather, fantastic sunsets, a terrific potluck and  plans more.  Russ is hosting nightly slide shows of Alaska travels .  This is a good time with great friends in a reunion mode.  We celebrate our health and our friendships  in the RV lifestyle.

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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2006, 08:11:46 PM »
Here are some pics of the pot luck at Lake Alamo, AZ

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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #20 on: December 29, 2006, 09:35:16 PM »
What's all these Coats and hoods  I'm seeing  I thought you folks followed the warm weather.  We're in AZ and this is Shorts weather  LOL  Just like the Q
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #21 on: December 29, 2006, 10:06:19 PM »
Here are some pics of the pot luck at Lake Alamo, AZ

Terry,

Thanks for reminding those of us that aren't there what we are missing! However I was in shorts and T shirt today and will be for many more days. ;D ;D We do miss not being there but don't miss the cold. :)
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #22 on: December 29, 2006, 10:22:38 PM »
Terry,

Thanks for reminding those of us that aren't there what we are missing! However I was in shorts and T shirt today and will be for many more days. ;D ;D We do miss not being there but don't miss the cold. :)

Jim,

You know the desert! Nice short sleeve weather during the day and jackets as soon as the sun goes down.  ;D
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #23 on: December 29, 2006, 10:30:06 PM »
Terry  Sorry  forgot to tell you  NICE PICS  Darn  the Boss won;'t let me come up there
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #24 on: December 29, 2006, 10:49:43 PM »
Terry  Sorry  forgot to tell you  NICE PICS  Darn  the Boss won;'t let me come up there

Why not Shayne? It's paved road all the way here. We're on paved sites with water and electric with a dump station on the way out.  Can't beat it.   ;D   ;D
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #25 on: December 29, 2006, 11:01:52 PM »
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I will be at Wayside at noon and Marlene may be with me.  I just saw this tonight so will ask her in the morning. 
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #26 on: December 30, 2006, 09:03:41 AM »
As I said  Boss won't let me   See I make all the major decision such as, What to do about Iran< Iraq, Hussian, N Korea and tornadoes or hurricanes and she takes care of all the minor stuff.  This might be the ssame as most of us guys.
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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #27 on: December 30, 2006, 03:10:23 PM »
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Plans are still very open, but Marlene and I might consider going back to Lake Pleasant.

I'm very glad you decided to come.  Dinner was great last nite.  Marlene and Bernie are just getting over colds, but made a wonderful spaghetti dinner.  Frank and I came up from Casa Grande to visit.  Got delayed in traffic.  So Karl, Ned, Lorna, Bernie and Marlene had an extended cocktail hr.  Cause they waited dinner for us.  Isn't framily wonderful.

71d in Casa Grande yesterday, and it's 70 right now. 2:00 p.m. No wind, no rain, just sunshine.

Have a blessed and safe new year, and please don't break anyone's furniture during the footballs games.


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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #28 on: December 30, 2006, 03:13:43 PM »
Waiting for lunch at Wayside, AZ

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Re: Who's up for Lake Pleasant or Alamo Lake for a New Year's celebration?
« Reply #29 on: December 31, 2006, 12:13:12 PM »
Here are some pics from Margi