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Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas
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SwampFox
Posted 4/5/2014 9:00 AM (#77137)
Subject: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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The Uncertain?Rendezvous 2014 is scheduled for Friday--Sunday, September 26-28 at the Shady Glade Resort on Caddo Lake in Uncertain, Texas: http://www.shadygladeresort.com/

The proposed schedule includes Friday Night Chili and Saturday Ride to the Jefferson Fly-In at the Cypress River Airport featuring vintage, light-sport & experimental airplanes.

There is no rally fee, but a pay-as-you go for meals, etc.  We will need a head count to plan meals & rides.

The Uncertain Schedule is posted below.

 

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SwampFox
Posted 4/22/2014 7:59 AM (#77399 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: RE: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-26, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Date Change to September 26-28, 2014 to Coordinate with the Re-Scheduled Jefferson Fly-In

        Please make your own camping/lodging arrangements – Lodging info:

Shady Glade Resort has a few motel rooms and cabins, plus a little space for RV & tent campers with a small bath facility:  David or Sara at  www.shadygladeresort.com -- 903-789-3295

Local sidecar enthusiasts, Billy & Dottie Carter, have several cabins along Caddo Lake plus rustic fishing cabins at Johnson’s Ranch within ½+ mile: www.spatterdock.com -- 903-789-3268

Jay & Patti Webb have cabins within ½ mile: www.caddolakecabins.com -- 903-789-2063

Hodgepodge has several cabins within ½ mile: www.hodgepodgecottages.com --903-789-3901

Crips’s Camp has rustic fishing cabins within 1 mile: www.cripscamp.com -- 903-789-3233

Lafitte’s Landing has 5 cottages within ½ mile:  http://www.caddolodging.com -- 903-789-3269

Moonglow Lodge has 3 cottages within 1 mile:  http://www.moonglowlodge.com – 903-789-3940

Other area lodging info can be found here:        http://www.cityofuncertain.com

 

 

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Paulaau
Posted 5/14/2014 2:10 PM (#77712 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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The Ramirez trio will be there, lakeside cabin #2
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SwampFox
Posted 5/15/2014 7:56 AM (#77720 - in reply to #77712)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Paulaau - 5/14/2014 2:10 PM

The Ramirez trio will be there, lakeside cabin #2

Excellent!

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swoody126
Posted 5/15/2014 11:26 AM (#77723 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: RE: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas


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CHILI, the wonder monkey(in training) & i have reservations for THE COZY CABIN

really looking fwd to the event/weekend

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SwampFox
Posted 5/27/2014 7:59 AM (#77904 - in reply to #77712)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Paulaau - 5/14/2014 2:10 PM

The Ramirez trio will be there, lakeside cabin #2


I understand Paulaau has been taking hack pilot lessons from her Dad (TXArt), and that she progressed to a solo ride around the neighborhood over Memorial Day 2014 weekend.

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J.R.
Posted 5/29/2014 3:59 PM (#77968 - in reply to #77904)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas


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Avanell & I will be there. J.R.
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SwampFox
Posted 7/16/2014 8:50 AM (#78861 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Lodging Info and an Uncertain Schedule Updated Above
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SwampFox
Posted 7/16/2014 10:54 PM (#78882 - in reply to #78861)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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See info re: the Jefferson Fly-In here:  http://www.jeffersonflyin.com/


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SwampFox
Posted 7/25/2014 11:42 AM (#79026 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: RE: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Oops, I sent out an email to various members in the Ok-Ark-La-Tex area with a typo in one line re: the dates for the Uncertain?Rendezvous 2014 - the correct dates are Friday-Sunday September 26-28, 2014.
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SwampFox
Posted 7/28/2014 9:06 AM (#79071 - in reply to #79026)
Subject: RE: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Well, another upcoming oops:  One morning before leaving for work I hastily put together a notice re: the Uncertain?Rendezvous for the upcoming issue of the The Sidecarist with the combined schedule and the lodging info; however, Mrs. SwampFox just pointed out that the "title" line says "2012."

Oh well, the dates as set forth on the "date" line are correct:  September 26-28, 2014

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SwampFox
Posted 8/13/2014 11:15 PM (#79422 - in reply to #79071)
Subject: RE: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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 From a previous Uncertain?Rendezvous:


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Txart
Posted 8/14/2014 11:57 PM (#79443 - in reply to #79422)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Darn good chili and darn good stories --- planning on arriving Thursday evening, anyone else?
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J.R.
Posted 8/15/2014 7:13 AM (#79447 - in reply to #79443)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas


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Avanell & I will be there by Thursday. Hope to see a good turnout.
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SwampFox
Posted 9/15/2014 8:10 AM (#80132 - in reply to #79447)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Jena & I plan to arrive by 11:00 am Friday Sept. 26th. The preliminary head-count is hovering around 45 folks.

The Jefferson Fly-In says we will have "reserved" parking at the Cypress River Airport. And they have revised the Flyer for 2014 - I understand the airplane depicted in the Flyer is scheduled to be there "in person."  BBQ lunches will be available at the airport, and downtown Jefferson is 3-1/2 miles further with several cafe's and lot's of antique/junk/craft shops to visit, along with several museums, including:

Vintage cars at 112 W. Lafayette;

Measurement & time at 301 N. Polk;

Trains at 223 W. Austin; and

Gone with the Wind at 408 Taylor.


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SwampFox
Posted 9/15/2014 8:23 AM (#80133 - in reply to #80132)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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The destination for Friday's Ladies Lunch Ride should be Big Pines Lodge ~5 miles.

Subject to change, of course. Kiss

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Txart
Posted 9/17/2014 12:22 AM (#80169 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Art, Rosa and Omar planning on arriving Thursday afternoon late. Looking forward to seeing all...
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SwampFox
Posted 9/18/2014 4:41 AM (#80192 - in reply to #80169)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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...This aircraft ... is believed to be the most historically documented combat aircraft of WWII flying in the world today....**  Now HQ'd at the MidAmerica Flight Museum in Mount Pleasant, Texas, this C-47 has flown into the past several Jefferson Fly-In's.  Above is my cell-phone pic from a couple of years ago when it was the only plane to fly-in due to weather conditions.
** From: http://www.midamericaflightmuseum.org/

A history of this aircraft from September 2010 - note the comments re: formation flying at 7½ minutes:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQQB0RmtJPY

My favorite photo from a prior Jefferson Fly-In - on a day with cooperative weather:


 

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CCjon
Posted 9/18/2014 1:09 PM (#80208 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: RE: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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FOUND - Thanks Lee. Does anyone have a reserved cabin they are willing to share in Uncertain?

Plan to arrive Friday mid-day on new three wheels, leave Sunday. Am wiring up driving lights and farkles this weekend.

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Edited by CCjon 9/20/2014 4:11 AM
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SwampFox
Posted 9/23/2014 8:37 AM (#80275 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Update - Due to the price of beef, Jay & Ann have had to increase the price of Friday's Chili from $5 to $7 to cover expenses.
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swoody126
Posted 9/23/2014 8:42 AM (#80276 - in reply to #80275)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas


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SwampFox - 9/23/2014 7:37 AM

Update - Due to the price of beef, Jay & Ann have had to increase the price of Friday's Chili from $5 to $7 to cover expenses.


'sta bueno

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SwampFox
Posted 9/23/2014 10:18 AM (#80277 - in reply to #80276)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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Robert Z. is new to sidecar gatherings and would like to follow or ride together with someone that might be riding up on Friday morning from Southeast Texas. Robert lives in the Baytown TX area and could meet up the road around Cleveland or Livingston.

You may reach Robert at 83two-26two-641three or zales11@verizon.net
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Txart
Posted 9/23/2014 7:15 PM (#80286 - in reply to #77137)
Subject: Re: Uncertain?Rendezvous September 26-28, 2014 Caddo Lake, Texas



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While the women ride off for their lunch on Friday and before the off payment ride, I shall be cooking tamales for lunch. Already have an outdoor propane cooker with tank but will need another cooker on which to cook the beans or maybe your quarters has a kitchen. Any volunteers? Let me know....
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swoody126
Posted 9/23/2014 7:28 PM (#80288 - in reply to #80286)
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Txart - 9/23/2014 6:15 PM

While the women ride off for their lunch on Friday and before the off payment ride, I shall be cooking tamales for lunch. Already have an outdoor propane cooker with tank but will need another cooker on which to cook the beans or maybe your quarters has a kitchen. Any volunteers? Let me know....


do you have all the pots n pans & just need the stove w/ tank?

i have a 2 burner cowboy stove, if that would work

sw
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Txart
Posted 9/23/2014 8:26 PM (#80292 - in reply to #80288)
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swoody126 - 9/23/2014 7:28 PM

Txart - 9/23/2014 6:15 PM

While the women ride off for their lunch on Friday and before the off payment ride, I shall be cooking tamales for lunch. Already have an outdoor propane cooker with tank but will need another cooker on which to cook the beans or maybe your quarters has a kitchen. Any volunteers? Let me know....


do you have all the pots n pans & just need the stove w/ tank?

i have a 2 burner cowboy stove, if that would work

sw


I'll take the pots that are needed -- just need more fire to cook on -- a small camp stove would be a little slow but better than a match....
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