Beaver Dam campground has just 29 sites, but with so few campers reservations are not really necessary. If you want a lake view, sites 15, 16, and 17 offer the best vistas. We booked 16 and were rewarded within moments of arrival by a flight of white pelicans, and by the time Kat came out with her camera, a bald eagle had wheeled overhead and was already well in the process of moving on.
A big guy, who always carried himself like a tough guy, was trying to fix something with a quarter (a job that really needed a large screwdriver). This fellow called out to the room: “Has anybody got a fifty-cent piece?” With timing that Jay Leno would envy, Sonny called back, “You’re married to one!”
We pulled out of Chicot State Park Sunday morning en route to Shreveport, old friends, and what’s left of my family. Today’s trip began with blue highways 1173, 106, 115 and ended on red I-49. Sometimes a smooth road’s lack of scenery is a fair price to pay for an easy ride. There was an […]