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John LaTorre
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Live Oak Riverfront Park, California
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Hi, folks! I just came back from looking at a campground on the Feather River, 55 miles north of Sacramento. It's very much like the Sandy Beach Campground at Rio Vista except for the lack of flush…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Big Blue's Driver Mar 8, 2011.

Westie interior light
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A little while ago, I was talking to somebody (Blake? Doug?) who needed a switch assembly for the Westie interior light (the three-bulb one). I found one at the Bug-o-rama swap meet for $10.00 and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John LaTorre Jun 10, 2010.

 

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John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista
"So we have  #3: Kathy and Mike #4: JLT + share #5 Regis #13: Laura #16: Peter & Martine #15 Joe & Corey  "
Nov 28
Kathy & Mike Marlow commented on John LaTorre's event Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista
"We will be in site #3. Looking forward to it. Kathy, Mike and Ms. Ulla"
Nov 28
Kathy & Mike Marlow is attending John LaTorre's event
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Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista at Sandy Beach Park, Rio Vista CA

February 3, 2017 at 2pm to February 5, 2017 at 1pm
While everybody else is watching the pre-Superbowl stuff, we'll be camping! Reservations can be made at http://parkreservations.solanocounty.com/As usual, bring wood and wine. This event will be held rain or shine, as either the Tent of Doom or one of its spawn will give us some protection as we sit around the fire.IFriday night will be pizza night, so bring your camp ovens. We will provide Coleman stoves, but if you want to bring your…See More
Nov 28
Cane Rattler commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Made the sprouts recipe last night.  Seriously yummy.  Thanks LauraMay. "
Nov 21
Ma'ili Point Westy liked John LaTorre's event Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista
Nov 20
Ma'ili Point Westy might attend John LaTorre's event
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Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista at Sandy Beach Park, Rio Vista CA

February 3, 2017 at 2pm to February 5, 2017 at 1pm
While everybody else is watching the pre-Superbowl stuff, we'll be camping! Reservations can be made at http://parkreservations.solanocounty.com/As usual, bring wood and wine. This event will be held rain or shine, as either the Tent of Doom or one of its spawn will give us some protection as we sit around the fire.IFriday night will be pizza night, so bring your camp ovens. We will provide Coleman stoves, but if you want to bring your…See More
Nov 20
westywoman commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I want to thank John LaTorre for his tending to the bird for several hours while on the Weber grill. His careful attention to the timing of basting and adding briquettes to the grill made for a fantastic turkey again this year. Thanks John for once…"
Nov 20
Cane Rattler commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"In response to a steadily diminishing number of inquiries about Thor the Weather Mouse, I offer an ancient photo from the Alta Guard Station, Alta UT, featuring Peter Lev noted mountain guide, avalanche researcher, founding partner of Exum Mountain…"
Nov 20
Laura May commented on John LaTorre's event Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista
"#13 Laura"
Nov 20
Laura May is attending John LaTorre's event
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Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista at Sandy Beach Park, Rio Vista CA

February 3, 2017 at 2pm to February 5, 2017 at 1pm
While everybody else is watching the pre-Superbowl stuff, we'll be camping! Reservations can be made at http://parkreservations.solanocounty.com/As usual, bring wood and wine. This event will be held rain or shine, as either the Tent of Doom or one of its spawn will give us some protection as we sit around the fire.IFriday night will be pizza night, so bring your camp ovens. We will provide Coleman stoves, but if you want to bring your…See More
Nov 20
Laura May commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Fun weekend!  Many thanks for all the shelter from the rain, fabulous food, great wine, music from Joe and live music from John and for the all the love given to Willow, Colt and Wilbur. We never did see the little mouse again but the fish camp…"
Nov 20
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Thanks to all who came out and helped make this T-Day warmup the best ever. Even the rain didn't dampen the spirits. And thanks to Mike and Regis for helping me get the tents down in a hurry. "
Nov 20
Peter liked John LaTorre's event Superbowl Weekend Campout at Rio Vista
Nov 18
Cane Rattler commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Marissa, the castle keep of the beachfront property we are visiting has been notified of my absence and will be happy to provide 33 to folks who need it.  Cheers, <CR> "
Nov 18
Cane Rattler commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Are there any qualified seniors who need a place.  I can arrange it I'm sure.  nine one six nine five six fitty four hunnert.  Let me know before two pm.  "
Nov 18
Cane Rattler commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Pretty much, JLT.  USAA is pretty good.  Vandalism is covered.  "
Nov 18

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it's about eight days before I'm to head out on my great Steinbeck trip, in which I'll be tracing the route that John Steinbeck took for Travels with Charley almost exactly a half a century ago. Wish…

it's about eight days before I'm to head out on my great Steinbeck trip, in which I'll be tracing the route that John Steinbeck took for Travels with Charley almost exactly a half a century ago. Wish me luck.



There will be three fundamental differences between Steinbeck's journey and mine:



  1. I'll have no dog with me. However, I'll be carrying an Opus doll -- you know, the penguin from Bloom…
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Posted on September 13, 2010 at 10:44pm — 17 Comments

Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 10:50am on November 12, 2009, Big Blue's Driver said…
John - welcome to the forum test. It seems to be working pretty well but let people know what you think by replying to the forum about feedback on the main page.

-Brett
At 11:47pm on February 19, 2011, Mike Fernandez said…

John, If you want to double up I have a reservation already at Sugarloaf   Ridge. I made the reservation online.  The site is paid for already I don't know how much the second car is but I am sure it's much cheaper. Let me know so I can try to change the reservation online or we can just add you when we get there.

Mike Fernandez

At 2:11pm on February 20, 2011, Mike Fernandez said…

I added you to the reservation. I will send you a copy of the reservation to your inbox. They did not charge me for the second vehicle. They will charge when we get there. 

Mike

At 8:39pm on May 24, 2011, Big Blue's Driver said…
Thanks for the CD! Funny that I ejected the CD in the player and it was the mix you did for us last year. Dig the train theme!
At 12:50pm on September 28, 2011, Mike Fernandez said…
John, Thank you for another great camping trip!!
At 9:06am on November 14, 2014, John LaTorre said…

It would probably be easier if you took the"front' spot so I wouldn't have to back up into the space. I'll have my little trailer, so be sure to leave enough (it adds four feet to the length of the bus).

I expect to be there around one p.m., if not sooner.

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