Monthly Archives: May 2016

Thursday, May 19: Another Year, Another Visit to Northern Indiana

Our RV is typical of lightweight modern RVs in that it is essentially an aluminum cage perched atop a steel trailer chassis. And typical of steel trailer chassis it is made of cheap stock components. The suspension is no different …

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Wednesday, May 18: A Deflating Situation

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Plan for the day: drive to Park City, Kentucky, just outside Mammoth Cave National Park and meet up with Jim and Betty, our former neighbors from Silver Springs. We were hoping to cover the 280 miles early enough to have …

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Tuesday, May 17: Out of Florida

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Monday morning, May 16, we pulled up chocks and headed north. The trip was almost entirely interstate (I-75) and was uneventful. We stopped for the night at Jennings Outdoor Resort in Jennings, Florida where we had the luxury of parking …

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Saturday, May 14: Outta Here

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We’ve gotten so good at this whole “prepping” thing it’s almost anticlimactic. Sort of like Neo at the end of the first Matrix movie where he’s fighting the agents with one hand behind his back. For weeks before our departure …

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Another Look Back at January Thru April

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Mary Ann had a substantial list of projects at the ready when I returned home the end of December. Little things needed fixing, some less little things needed painting, plants needed moving and removal, and on and on. Two big …

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Coming Out of Hibernation?

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Next Thursday and Friday we’ll have the RV parked in our driveway, loading it up and making final preparations for this year’s adventure. The plan is to take a jaunt up to Elkhart, Indiana to have the RV suspension upgraded …

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