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Day One in Sarasota

While firends and family back home would consider our Friday's low-50os temperature a "heat wave", a chilly breeze discouraged us from donning summer clothing.  With a short, but important, list of maintenace problems, we stopped by the local RV dealer … Continue reading

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Sarasota and Warmer Weather … At Last!

Again, we awoke to sub-freezing temperatures … 29o … and brisk winds out of the northwest … which was a bad omen as they would be buffeting our motorhome all the way to Sarasota! As we pulled in our slides … Continue reading

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“Cooling” Our Heels in Jacksonville

We'd hope to complete the last leg of our trip to Sarasota today.  Although this morning's cold temperatures and windy conditions were not a particular problem, the forecasts for freezing rain and the weather-related closing of sections of I-10 along … Continue reading

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Still Trying … Apparently in Vain … to Escape the Cold Weather

We awoke to another very chilly day as we prepared to leave South Carolina and head to Florida in hopes of leaving the winter weather behind.  However, leaving the Hilton Head RV Park & Marina where we've spent the past … Continue reading

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Dinner with Brandon and Lila Clements

The weather was LOUSY … overcast, cold and with a steady breeze off the water creating a wind chill in the high teens … although no where near as unseasonably cold as back home!  Having discovered our washing machine had … Continue reading

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December 31 – Lunch with Bob Newbert

A pretty leisurely day highlighted by having my cousin, Bob Newbert, join us for a very good meal at on HIlton Head Island. Disappointingly, Bob's wife, MJ was sick and unable to join us. Ours will be a quiet New … Continue reading

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December 30 – Wade to Fayetteville

We wooke up this morning to a gorgeous sunrise! As was the case yesterday, our early travels were almost traffic free and punctuated by water towers, decaying homes, unique license plates, a surprising number of boats being trailed, a beautiful … Continue reading

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December 29 – Still Trying to Flee the Bitter Cold

We awoke to slightly warmer temperatures (19o) than yesterday (16o) … but without the wind making it felt much warmer. After enjoying the campground's complimentary waffle breakfast and filling our gas and propane tanks we pointed our motorhome south toward … Continue reading

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December 28 – Back on the Road Again

After a 7½ month RVing hiatus we are back on the road again ….happily leaving the balmy 16o temperatures (windchill around 4o) of Langhorne behind.  The bad news is that the forecast for our first night's stopover in Ashland, VA … Continue reading

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May 10 – Going Home

After a little more than four months, we we're headed home today … generally, however, the most arduous of any trip when having to pass through Washington, DC, Baltimore, Wilmington and Philadlephia!  Aside from the unpredictible traffic (generally heavy just … Continue reading

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