Tuesday, January 31, 2012

It is “Official”, I think!

We got the “paperwork” from GA. Power for our workamping position.  Judy and I will be one of the two host/gate attendants at Blanton Creek Park for the summer season (Mar. to Labor Day.).  It is a contract position. That means we do not work directly for GA. Power, we are independent contractors. This is probably to lessen their liabilities.  We got the stack of  required paperwork (emailed) yesterday and it is due back to them next Monday. So we have been busy getting it completed. The requirements include a background check, drug test, and we have to have a separate umbrella insurance policy.

This will be our first experience as “workampers”. It is a paid position so it will help with some of our expenses.  If you are familiar with the Army Corp of Engineer parks this position is very similar.  Judy and I will rotate with the other couple, one week on – one week off. On the week we are off we will be able to go back home and enjoy Lake Sinclair and keep up the yard work while we try to sell it.

Blanton Creek Park
Blanton Creek Park is located on the east side of Lake Harding (Georgia side) in Harris County. This is a full service campground which provides lake-side camping with sites featuring water hook-ups and electricity, as well as primitive tent sites. Additionally, the park has accommodations for day-use activities including a boat ramp, picnic tables, picnic pavilions, playground, restrooms, and parking. There are 51 sites not counting the “primitive” sites.  The park is close to Pine Mountain, Warm Springs (FDR’s “The Little White House”). Here is a link to Woodall's Review. "Click"

Thanks for stopping by.  The next scheduled post will be Fri.


  1. Congratulations! Amy and I will have to come camp one weekend.

  2. I'm glad I saw on fb that you were starting a blog. I have read your initial posts and look forward to reading more -- following the adventures of Jim and Judy. If your travels ever bring you near Roanoke, let me know. I'd love to see you again.

    Safe travels!
    Dawn Bowyer

    1. Dawn,
      Judy and I miss VA. more than you know. We will always think of Bedford as our home. It is for sure going to be one of our stops. We will be giving you a call out of the blue one day saying "we are here, where do you want to eat at"? Can't wait.

  3. Jim, I'm sure y'all will love your little part-time job. I'm envious of you! I'll have to ask my son if they've camped there. Perhaps they can plan a weekend trip on one of your work weeks.

  4. Can't wait until Sheila and I can bring our trailer to Blanton Creek.

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