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Old 09-21-2014, 07:53 AM   #611
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geewhiz man, the pic make the cooker look better................................... im thinking the same thing as you on the rear deck having embedded smoker and a sunken fish fryer / crawfish boiler also. but, i gotta finish the rest of the bus first. if i build the rear deck now, all i will want to do is eat and drink.
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Old 09-21-2014, 11:29 AM   #612
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we like to show people that skoolies eat like Prevost owners (except we cook it ourselves )
WE prefer to cook our seafood ourselves. But then we also think our cooking beats any restaurant we can afford to eat at too!

When we spent the winter down in Corpus Christi, we thought we could get seafood fresh off the docks (like gulf shrimp). WRONG! Locals told us that all the seafood is contracted in Corpus by corporations or restaurants. It's spoken for before it ever gets to the docks. Bummer. So for seafood, we either ate at one of the Chinese restuarants (they had lots of seafood) or places like the Boiling Pot.

So when we move to the Gulf Coast (somewhere), Das Mel & David can go surf fishing and I will teach Das Mel how to clean the fish, then she can clean and I will cook! I'm hoping we can make friends with someone that will sell us shrimp at a poor man's price. I LURVE SHRIMPS!
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Old 09-21-2014, 05:00 PM   #613
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Re: La Tortuga...updated 08-31-14

Love the pics....and just looking at them makes me hungry and thirsty
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Old 09-24-2014, 12:09 PM   #614
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May I just say, the Tortuga theme is great! I work as a desert tortoise monitor (not with my bus unfortunately) and am inspired to put an animal crossing sign in place of the stop sign too! It looks so fetching.

I can definitely see the love you have for your bus, and your cooking looks yummy too. I need to make some Winslow wine glasses and step up my game hahaha!

Keep on, keeping' on!
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Old 09-24-2014, 06:14 PM   #615
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May I just say, the Tortuga theme is great! I work as a desert tortoise monitor (not with my bus unfortunately) and am inspired to put an animal crossing sign in place of the stop sign too! It looks so fetching.

I can definitely see the love you have for your bus, and your cooking looks yummy too. I need to make some Winslow wine glasses and step up my game hahaha!

Keep on, keeping' on!


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we can start a wine glass club

I would leave the chandelier on low and got a lot more smile and comments from it, great conversation starter....coming back from bathhouse I noticed first thing...the light
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Old 11-01-2014, 02:43 PM   #616
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been working inside, cleaning and putting crap away, getting ready for next trip...SOUTH



sadly last one for the year....might use her at Christmas
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Old 11-01-2014, 04:57 PM   #617
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Sad indeed, not looking forward to the white stuff.
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Gee, I'm glad I'm not in TN/NC mountains right now! Nice thing about the snow in Elizabethton was that it was dry, not wet like what we were used to in Whitwell (TN) and Franklin (NC).
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Brrrrr my friend
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Sucks that you're getting snow already, but better you than me. Roachie's all winterized and parked for the winter - hopefully this winter's not as interesting as last year.
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