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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FINALLY – Trip #1 (2017): Part 1

NOVEMBER 7, 2017 If you’ve been following this series of blog posts, you’ll remember that in It’s Getting Closer – Part 2 we left off with us being at RV General Store picking up our 5th Wheel after being in the shop for some repairs to the electrical system.  In short, it turned out that…

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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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It’s Getting Closer; Part 2

  I know . . . it’s been a little over a month since my last . . . update.  I bet you thought I was going to say something else huh? Well, a lot has happened in a month and it’s all . . . mostly . . . good news!  I hope you…

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It’s Getting Closer

When will the issues with this truck ever end??  It has been a crazy ride but I think we are getting closer to actually being able to take a trip before winter sets in. During this time we’ve had the truck in the shop a couple of times for basically the same thing . ….

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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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UPDATE: on Truck & RV situation

Hubby retired 2 months ago and we’ve been busy dealing with trying to get our 2016 Taxes done, setting up all of the insurance, social security, pensions and medicare plans for hubby and I since he retired.  I can’t believe that was 2 months ago next week!!  Time is flying by so fast and we…

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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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