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Senior Lifetime Pass rates going up
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For all the geezers and incipient geezers out there, you should know that the once-only charge for the Senior Lifetime Pass to US National Parks and Federal recreation land goes up from $10 to $80 on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Burris Aug 10, 2017.

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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Cathi Carnes commented on John LaTorre's event 13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest
"Thank you John! I am happy to be in the midst of party central as well"
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John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest
"You can share with me, Cathi, but I can't assure you that it will be a quiet site, since party central is there. If anybody else wants to chime in, please do."
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Cathi Carnes commented on John LaTorre's event 13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest
"Does anyone want to share a site it will be just me at the event, I am a quiet camper and would love to split the cost with that one : )"
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13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

November 11, 2022 at 12pm to November 13, 2022 at 10am
This is #13! It's time to be back together again to consume food and make merry! We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.It's a pot-luck, and I'll be roasting a turkey on-site. Electrical outlets will be available for people with hot pots and such,Party Central will be at site #4. Bring food, wine, and wood (although wood may also…See More
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David and Yolanda Carmichael is attending John LaTorre's event
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Annual Soup or Bowl Campout at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

February 10, 2023 to February 12, 2023
Our annual escape from Superbowl Madness. It will be our usual set-up .... wine, food, companionship (bring the wine and bring or buy the wood). Also, musical instruments are welcome, and maybe we can jam a little.Friday night is pizza night ... bring your little Coleman camp ovens or use ours, and make and bake an 8" pizza. (You provide ingredients, of course.)On Saturday, the legendary 'Soup or Bowl' competition will take place once again! Here's how it works: Prepare a batch of something hot…See More
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David and Yolanda Carmichael commented on John LaTorre's event 13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest
"The Carmichael's got site #9"
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David and Yolanda Carmichael is attending John LaTorre's event
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13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

November 11, 2022 at 12pm to November 13, 2022 at 10am
This is #13! It's time to be back together again to consume food and make merry! We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.It's a pot-luck, and I'll be roasting a turkey on-site. Electrical outlets will be available for people with hot pots and such,Party Central will be at site #4. Bring food, wine, and wood (although wood may also…See More
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John LaTorre updated an event
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13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

November 11, 2022 at 12pm to November 13, 2022 at 10am
This is #13! It's time to be back together again to consume food and make merry! We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.It's a pot-luck, and I'll be roasting a turkey on-site. Electrical outlets will be available for people with hot pots and such,Party Central will be at site #4. Bring food, wine, and wood (although wood may also…See More
Sep 14
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Annual Soup or Bowl Campout at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

February 10, 2023 to February 12, 2023
Our annual escape from Superbowl Madness. It will be our usual set-up .... wine, food, companionship (bring the wine and bring or buy the wood). Also, musical instruments are welcome, and maybe we can jam a little.Friday night is pizza night ... bring your little Coleman camp ovens or use ours, and make and bake an 8" pizza. (You provide ingredients, of course.)On Saturday, the legendary 'Soup or Bowl' competition will take place once again! Here's how it works: Prepare a batch of something hot…See More
Sep 8
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event Annual Soup or Bowl Campout
"Will Richard be there? If not, are you willing to share?"
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Annual Soup or Bowl Campout at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

February 10, 2023 to February 12, 2023
Our annual escape from Superbowl Madness. It will be our usual set-up .... wine, food, companionship (bring the wine and bring or buy the wood). Also, musical instruments are welcome, and maybe we can jam a little.Friday night is pizza night ... bring your little Coleman camp ovens or use ours, and make and bake an 8" pizza. (You provide ingredients, of course.)On Saturday, the legendary 'Soup or Bowl' competition will take place once again! Here's how it works: Prepare a batch of something hot…See More
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John LaTorre posted an event
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Annual Soup or Bowl Campout at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

February 10, 2023 to February 12, 2023
Our annual escape from Superbowl Madness. It will be our usual set-up .... wine, food, companionship (bring the wine and bring or buy the wood). Also, musical instruments are welcome, and maybe we can jam a little.Friday night is pizza night ... bring your little Coleman camp ovens or use ours, and make and bake an 8" pizza. (You provide ingredients, of course.)On Saturday, the legendary 'Soup or Bowl' competition will take place once again! Here's how it works: Prepare a batch of something hot…See More
Sep 7
Kris Hansen commented on John LaTorre's event 13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest
"I just checked the Solano County Park website, and there are only 6 sites left for this camp out.  If you're planning to come, better get with it!"
Aug 24
Gene Burris is attending John LaTorre's event
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13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest at Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA

November 11, 2022 at 12pm to November 13, 2022 at 10am
This is #13! It's time to be back together again to consume food and make merry! We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.It's a pot-luck, and I'll be roasting a turkey on-site. Electrical outlets will be available for people with hot pots and such,Party Central will be at site #4. Bring food, wine, and wood (although wood may also…See More
Aug 6
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest
"Glad to have you back, Regis! (Since you're the only guy who can't spell vw.) "
Jul 27
regis101 commented on John LaTorre's event 13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest
"Some degenerate who can't even spell vw let alone even owns a vw grabbed site 5. sheesh.  What's this werld comin too.  Just sayin'.  ~RL"
Jul 27

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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 (7 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.

At 12:19pm on September 28, 2018, KampnKing said…

Hi John.

It's almost time for me to set up another SturmWagon debacle event!

I'm looking at some possible sites - you know me always on the lookout for a new place to try out.

Can't make the November campout, but I'll see you for the Soup-Or-Bowl.

Cya,

Ralph

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