Liz and Jack Pearce welcome strangers at Escapee’s Lone Star Corral RV Park near Hondo, Texas

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Liz_Jack_Pearce_JulianneGCraneOn a recent circle trip around central Texas, we stopped over for a visit at the Escapee’s Alamo Area Co-op Lone Star Corral RV Park near Hondo, about 45 miles west of San Antonio.

This was our first visit to the park and Jimmy was hoping for a game of eight ball. There were three decent billiards tables in the club house … and as with all the Escapee RV Parks we have visited, the facilities were top notch and the people were welcoming and friendly.

LoneStarCorralClubhouse_JulianneGCraneJust outside the community building Liz and Jack Pearce (above) slowed their morning stroll to introduce themselves and welcome us to The Corral.

Jack, a retired electrical engineer and Liz, a software engineer, have been Escapees for 20 years and fulltime RVers since 1995.

They live in their 40-foot Bluebird Wanderlodge and split their time between winters in Texas and summers to Colorado. One of Liz’s volunteer positions is as editor of the bi-weekly Corral News

LoneStarCorralSKP_site_JulianneGCraneAs I mentioned earlier, we were going to stay over a second night so that Jimmy could shoot a little pool … unfortunately, between the extremely loud, unhappy pack of barking rescue dogs housed just outside the RV park … and the frequent loud, long whistles of the nearby freight trains working their way east and west … we didn’t have the energy. We love dogs and we love trains, just not non-stop, all night long.

Photo: Liz and Jack Pearce; inside clubhouse; camp site across from community building.  (Julianne G. Crane)

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