Jeff Douglas

I'm a Senior Technical Consultant at Appirio & Developer Evangelist Architect at [topcoder] specializing in cloud-based & mobile apps. I'm an author, speaker & husband to the best woman in the world.

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Feb 10, 2015

Corpus Christi. Meh.

Corpus Christi. Meh.

In retrospect I would have been perfectly fine skipping Corpus Christi, TX. I'm sorry, but It looks and feels like a rundown version of Galveston. Perhaps I'm giving it a bad rap due

Feb 9, 2015

I Left My Heart in San Antonio

I Left My Heart in San Antonio

San Antonio ranks as one of the handful of places we'd ever leave Sarasota for. Cathy was stationed there while in the Army in late '80s and has always raved about the place.

Jan 24, 2015

Somewhere near BFE in SW Louisiana

Somewhere near BFE in SW Louisiana

It's roughly a 7 hour drive from New Orleans to Galveston, TX and that's more than we wanted to tackle, so we stayed half-way near Lake Charles, LA... in the middle of nowhere.

Jan 23, 2015

Crockpot Turkey in the Big Easy

Crockpot Turkey in the Big Easy

We were in no particular hurry to leave Baton Rouge as we were essentially the only ones in the RV park and New Orleans was a mere 1.5 hours away. After getting

Jan 21, 2015

Baton Rouge is pretty nifty!

Baton Rouge is pretty nifty!

Our stay in Baton Rouge started out a little rough but we made the most of the two days that we spent there as a stopping point enroute to New Orleans. The 4.

Jan 19, 2015

A little downtime in Shreveport

A little downtime in Shreveport

We left Hot Springs Friday mid-morning in the drizzling rain and made our way south to Shreveport, LA via major highways instead of county back roads. We made a quick stop in Texarkana

Jan 18, 2015

No so "hot" in Hot Springs

No so "hot" in Hot Springs

Even though we stayed in Hot Spring for almost 9 days, we didn't do much. Hot Springs is a tourist town and it was definitely off season; the entire town seemed shut down

Dec 19, 2014

Music City Dance Party

Music City Dance Party

We pulled out our spot in Mammoth Cave a little earlier than usual. We'd been having some electrical issues with our RV and had an early appointment at Camping World in Bowling Green

Dec 14, 2014

We *heart* Spelunking!

We *heart* Spelunking!

Once again my wife knows best. We've been to Mammoth Cave, KY a number of times and I wasn't keen to make it a stop but Cathy insisted. I'm glad I finally gave

Dec 4, 2014

Easy $$ in the Bluegrass State!

Easy $$ in the Bluegrass State!

Our 8 or so days in Lexington consisted mostly of downtime. Since Cathy was born and raised and I went to college there, we spent a lot of time just catching up with