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Month: May 2016

And we are off…..

And we are off…..

Not to see the wizard, but to pick up the RV.  We have made several lists, packed up stuff for the return trip, getting some of the basics loaded into the RV and put all of that into the back of the Jeep.  The Dog’s are actually away at summer camp at “Camp Waterman” in NH, visiting with Cathy’s sister, Tina.  They have plenty of company, a yard to run around in and to chase many chipmunks and other assorted…

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Rig for Silent Running….

Rig for Silent Running….

Yep, another Submarine term to decipher: Silent running is a stealth mode of operation for naval submarines. The aim is to evade discovery by passive sonar by eliminating superfluous noise: nonessential systems are shut down, the crew is urged to rest and refrain from making any unnecessary sound, and speed is greatly reduced to minimize propeller noise. As for this Blog, I am going to have to go in “silent running” mode,  and therefore I will not be posting for…

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Towing Set up 101 …

Towing Set up 101 …

So, here is the Jeep we plan to tow behind the motorhome. The new installed bumper has two tow attachment points but how do you attach it to the motor home? Here is the attachment points on the Jeep Bumper: Here is the tow bars that I plan to use: I was able to get the best price on Amazon, and as a Prime member get free shipping of this item which weighs 46 pounds plus whatever the packaging weighed….

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Changing the business card…

Changing the business card…

As I have started this Blog and folks are learning about my impending retirement, I was getting tired of writing my new Web address on my current business cards or scratch paper and decided to get new ones printed to hand out to folks who are interested in my RV adventures. I used Vista Print before and decided that I would try to find a travel design that would fit our plans. I wanted something more inviting so here is…

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Document Signing day…no turning back now

Document Signing day…no turning back now

Saving for a goal and then reaching the point of execution is a mixture of joy and fear all at the same time….. Although we have less than four weeks until we pick up the RV and we are finalizing and completing all the loan paperwork and such.  At one point we were looking to sell our townhouse and take the proceeds to purchase the motor home.  But since we had found out the amount we could get in rent,…

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