Everything went fine the first day of the Pineknot “Molded Fiberglass RV Gathering“ — a little warm and humid … but hey, we are on Houston County Lake (above at sunset) in the Piney Woods of East Texas.
We had barely checked in at the front desk of the Crockett Family Resort when we were greeted by the rally coordinator and Casita owner Fred Rosin of San Antonio. (Left)
Fred reported there are more than 90 molded fiberglass rigs here–one Northern Lite truck camper (us), two Bigfoot 5th wheels, and the remainder are small travel trailers. The exact number of people is unknown, however, 150 folks paid $12 for a cat fish dinner on Saturday night.
We did arrive in time for the pot luck dinner where we sat across from Harvey and Carol Summerlin (right) of Devine, Texas.
After Harvey sold his pharmacy in 1990, they took off on their 30-foot sail boat for three years and ended up staying a year in the Bahamas. “It was like camping on the water,” said Carol.
Three years ago, they picked up their 2007 17-foot Casita Liberty Deluxe. “We’re outdoor people and don’t need much room inside. It suits us just fine,” said Harvey. They attend about four Casita/ Molded Fiberglass gatherings a year.
Click on images to enlarge. Photos by Julianne G. Crane