LTRVD0285 Full-time Lifestyle Adjustments

After reading the mail, we start with a brief review of our blog post about the high water here at the Peace River Thousand Trails Park. We discuss our blog post about advertising on websites and blogs before a review of a new web page on Towing a Fifth Wheel Trailer. In that I included a link to a trailer towing blog post by our friend Ray Burris.

The feature section is all about the Full-time lifestyle adjustments you must make in your life when you become full or long time RVers. We close with the first announcement of the October, 2015 Living the RV Dream Gathering at Horseshoe Cove RV Resort in Bradenton, FL . There will be much more about that coming up over the next few months.

How High’s the Water Moma?

It’s not quite five feet high and risin’ as in the old Johnny Cash song, but it is well over the banks. We are here at the Peace River Thousand Trails Park near Wauchula, FL. We have had a LOT of rain all over Florida this Summer and now Fall. The Peace River surrounds this campground on 3 sides.

The lowest part of the park has only electric and water hookups due to flooding that has happened here in the past. Normally the river is about 8 feet below the bank in the back of the park. It was 6 inches below when we arrived and it is now over its bank and a new lake has formed in the low area of the park. Fortunately, we have a break in the weather coming up, so it should recede fairly soon. We are in the highest area of the park and from here, there is no indication of flooding. Just 150 yards away though is a new lake up to 3 feet deep across the lower part of the campground. So, the answer is “three feet high and risin'”!

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