New Years Update

Hello everyone,

A few days ago I spoke with Charlene at the Antique Capital RV Park and was very pleased to find out that we now have 15 rigs signed up for our New Year’s Gathering! She also informed me that all had purchased tickets for the dinner show on New Year’s eve. That’s good news and even more good news is that there‎ are still openings for sites and tickets so don’t miss out on the fun. If you aren’t signed up, call soon before they’re all booked! 

Hessie sent me a copy of the flyer advertising the dinner and performance on New Year’s eve. I have attached a picture of it. Looks like fun! If you have already reserved your site, keep an eye out for additional information in the coming weeks.

Also, don’t forget about the tag along to Canton trade days after the Gathering if you are interested. 

I hope to see you there! Vaya con Dios!

James C. Hoover 

New Orleans Tagalong

After our Annual Business Meeting the James Smith’s, the Cooks, the Braly’s and the Kercher’s took off for New Orleans. We stopped for the night, September 27th, at River View RV Park, a really nice park, in Vidalia, Louisiana. We sat out in the afternoon and went to dinner at Rioux 61 as recommended by some of the Louisiana folks! We all had a great dinner and evening.

The next morning we headed down to New Orleans! We stayed at Ponchartrain Landing RV Park for three nights.

Some of the highlights include the sights and sounds of the French Quarter including Pat O’Brien’s, the WWII Museum (fantastic), beignets at Cafe Du Monde, the French market, dinner at Pascal’s Manale, dinner and entertainment at our campground and more!

I especially enjoyed having never been to New Orleans. It was a fun tag-a-long and today we all headed out for other places!

Susan Kercher

TS Quartzite update

Hello Everyone,

I just got a call from Black Rock RV in Brenda, AZ. They are still holding 2 sites for the Traveling Supremes but can only hold them until the end of this week since they have others that want those sites. Actually I thought they had been released some time back but it looks like you may have one more last chance to go.

We currently have 7 rigs signed up and some of us are going on to Yuma for a few days after Quartzsite.

Contact me for additional information or call Black Rock RV. See you in Ruston!

Vaya Con Dios Amigos!
James C.Hoover

Wagonmaster’s Report

Hello everyone.

Well things are winding down here in Chama. For most of us,  it’s back to the heat back home. Can’t wait until next year. However,  the Traveling Supremes have a lot of events ahead and I am very excited about our schedule.

In about three weeks,  we will be in Ruston , LA at Lincoln Park for our annual business meeting, Sept 23 – 27 (depart). Seventeen of our twenty sites have been booked so if you haven’t already done so,  call 318-251-5156 and reserve your site.

After Ruston, there is a tag-a-long to New Orleans Sept 28 – Oct 1(depart) at Pontchartrain Landing 877-376-7850. For more info, contact Susan Kercher.

Then,  to bring in the New Year,  we will be in Gladewater at the Antique Capital RV Park 903-845-7378 Dec 29th to Jan 2nd (depart). We will be attending a 60s rock and roll dinner show to celebrate on New Year’s Eve. The good news is  tickets to the show are now available at only $35 per person,  so call soon to reserve your site and tickets before it gets booked up.

Following Gladewater,  there is a tag-a-long  to the First Monday Trade Days in Canton, TX.  ‎Some plan to stay at the civic center on the grounds. There is a certain procedure to booking a site. For more info,  contact Polk Brian. Others may chose to stay at Mill Creek Ranch Resort, which is a nearby park 877-927-3439.

On into 2020,  we have a tag-a-long to the Quartzsite AZ RV show. We arrive at Black Rock RV 928-927-4206  in Brenda on Jan 19 and depart Jan 27. ‎We have added a four day trip to Yuma AZ at Westwind RV and Golf resort. 866-440-2992. For more info,  please contact me.

In April we are going to Elephant Butte RV in New Mexico,  April 19th to April 24(depart). Call 575-744-5996 or contact‎ hosts Billy and Myrna Braly for more info. 

As you can see,  we have a lot going on but as always, if you have an idea for a rally, gathering, or tag-a-long or even have a question, please contact me. Thanks!

Vaya con Dios amigos!
James C. Hoover 

2020 New years rally

Jerry and Hessie Smith and Jim and Tina Hoover want to invite you to the 2019 New Year’s Eve No-Fee Rally. So mark your calendar for Sunday December 29th—Thursday January 2nd. It is four nights at the Antique Capital RV Park in Gladewater, Texas. Reservations are open now (903-845-7378). Cost is $32.40 per night but could be lower ( special rate) on two of the night of our stay. Charlene and Heidi will also sign you up for the New Year’s Eve party right on the campground. The cost for dinner and entertainment ( music by Dale Cumin) until midnight has been estimated to be between $30 and &35 per person for the evening. Tickets are understandably non-refundable.

Please note that our rally ends as the January flea market in Canton begins. Also if you come early, there is a church western dance on Saturday the 28th that we are invited to attend.

More details will come, but go ahead and book your site. We are looking forward to a fun time with each of you.

Hessie

Buena Vista gathering report

Buena Vista July 21-28, 2019

The Buena (Bu nah)Vista campers gathered late Sunday afternoon and enjoyed barbecue, beans, potatoe salad and Key Lime pie provided by co-hosts: Lou and Carol Butaud and Jim and Tina Hoover. In attendance were Carole and Bernie Lezell, Joe and Sue Kelly and Jerry and Hessie Smith.

The first full day of the rally started with Jerry, Lou, Joe and Jim producing a wonderful pancake breakfast with sausages. Most of the group drove up to St. Elmo to peruse the old mining town. All of us stopped at Hot Springs Restaurant for a late lunch. Then at 5:30 we gathered for Happy Hour, stories and nibbles.

On Tuesday we caravaned to Salida parking next to the beautiful park. Some shopped, but all returned for our reservation at the Boathouse on the River. Several rafters were spotted.

Wednesday was “an open day”. It was also Carol and Lou’s ninth anniversary. He was taking her out to breakfast and asked if anyone would like to join them. All of us‼️The first two restaurants were closed even when their websites said otherwise. The third place had scarce bakery goods only and the fourth restaurant recommended would be open at 11:00. So Sue Kelly made us delicious breakfast burritos with Jerry Smith adding crispy bacon. Carole and Bernie went to visit the local museum and tour the old railroad drive. The rest drove up to the beautiful Cottonwood Lake. Cards, pizza, brewery, and dinner filled out the day.

Thursday morning started with donuts provided by Lou and coffees by Sue beside the Kelly’s rig. We all drove up the gorgeous road to Cottonwood Pass. Some ate in town. Some played cards, a few napped, but we all attended the Mt. Princeton RV Park annual fish fry potluck at 5:00. Cindy invited our group to go first. Delicious!!!

Friday was Leadville Day. Those who had not previously toured the mining museum did so. Others drove the Silver Kings backroads and shopped. The meeting point was High Mountains Pies for the best pizza. Happy Hour at Carol and Lou’s park model in the front porch was more like a light supper with all contributing. Saturday was again a free day. Some ate breakfast at the Rooster Crow, last minute shopping, meeting after lunch for tasty ice cream on the patio at Louie’s. Then the daily card game. We ended our day at Quincy’s Restaurant for the Prime Rib dinner!! On Sunday Carol and Sue sent us off with pastry treats and well wishes. A VERY GOOD rally!

Thanks to Hessie Smith for taking these notes and Tina Hoover for her excellent photography.