2018 Travel Journey begins Trip #1 (Part 1)

SEASON 2018:  Trip #1 (Part 1) We finally were able to get the “ORAH” Chalet out of storage and out for its first outing for the 2018 season.  AND  . . . without any major issues!!!  WHOO HOO!!!  At least none that ruined our trip!!! As we get to travel the country, I will try…

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FINALLY – Trip #1 (2017): Part 2

NOVEMBER 11, 2017 During our trip to Foss Lake State Park, we made a list of items that we still needed to get from home or that we needed to shop for to finish stocking our RV for the remainder of our trip.  So we headed back to Amarillo for a few days to get…

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Pinch me!!! Am I Dreaming?

OMG!  It’s happening . . . but don’t say it too loud, we don’t want to jinx things!! We made it to RV General Store to pick up the RV.  After some discussion about a missing blind . . . yep, we’re still missing one . . . and a drawer handle that broke off…

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Trip to OKC

  After a few months of dealing with the truck being in the shop, the RV batteries not holding a charge, getting hubby retired and all the paperwork that goes with that and getting my COBRA set up, we finally got the RV out of storage to take it to Oklahoma City for the needed…

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Compromising is Hard Work

Well, we’ve survived the first 2 weeks of hubby’s retirement years and I have to say that it’s not exactly what I expected.  What did I expect?  I honestly can’t answer that question because I have actually kind of dreaded this time of our lives.  Don’t get me wrong, I am glad that he is…

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It’s Official!!!!

The day has finally arrived!!  He is officially retired!!!  Now the fun begins!! What a year it’s been for us . . . especially the last few months!!  A year and a half ago we made some life changing decisions  . . . Ted would retire in 2017, we’d sell the house I designed and…

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11 more days!!!!

Hubby retires in 11 days!!!!  Is it exciting?  YES!! Am I scared?  YES!!  We’re gunna be broke!!!! I’m having to learn how to become frugal again!!  It’s been years since I have had to watch what I spend.  No more are the days of going to the store and just buying what I want  ….

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The Count Down Begins!!!

Time is really flying fast towards Ted’s retirement date . . . July 28, 2017!!  I am not sure if we will be ready!!  Well . . . he will be.  He’s been talking about retiring for several years now and I am so ready for him to retire.  However, I have a lot to…

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Keith Urban & Miranda Lambert Hit

Some of you may already know that our Son-in-law is a song writer in Nashville, Tn.  This is one of his #1 hits. . .  We Were Us by Keith Urban & Miranda Lambert.  He actually got to sing this song with his co-writers AND with Keith Urban!!!! OMG!!!  How cool is that???  Jon Nite…

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Houston . . . we have a problem!!

  Kinda bummed! Our 2016 Vanleigh Vilano 325RL is ready to be picked up. BUT we found out about a recall on the winch that supports the spare tire and now want to have them fix it while it’s in the shop. How long will it take to get the parts to our dealership? To add insult…

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