Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 11, 2012 – Home on Veteran’s

With Thanksgiving on the near horizon and not having seen our kids and their families since early September, we were looking forward to getting home today. The trip from Bedford, PA to well East of Harrisburg, where we’d spent the … Continue reading

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November 10, 2012 – The Longest Day

With 700 miles between us and home, we had two choices … break the driving into three days as we’d planned or make today a long day on the road.  With an early start, we decided we’d try for the … Continue reading

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November 9, 2012 – Waterloo, IA to Granger (South Bend), IN

After a glorious dawn, we got an early start this morning as we were facing almost 400 miles, albeit they were mostly along Interstates.  However, before leaving, we fueled up at the campground’s gas station, an unusual amenity.  We were … Continue reading

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November 8, 2012 – Leaving Winnebago … Forest City, IA to Waterloo, IA

After a great night’s sleep, we woke to our first sunny day this week and, as all of the major items we’d come to Forest City to have worked on at the Winnebago factory had been satisfactorily completed (admittedly, we … Continue reading

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November 6-7, 2012 – Winnebago Service Department, Forest CIty, IA – Days 2 and 3

We spent most of the past two days hanging out in the Winnebago Customer Service waiting room while their service technicians addressed a long laundry list of mostly minor warranty-covered items on our motor home … along with some scheduled … Continue reading

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November 5, 2012 – Winnebago Service Department – Day 1

Although we’d much rather stayed under the covers on this cold and damp morning, we had to rally as the Winnebago Service Department opened for business at 7:00 AM – Sharp!  Fortunately we had an appointment and had emailed our … Continue reading

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November 4, 2012 – Cedar Lake, IA to Forest City, IA

Leaving the campground, there was a reminder sign. On a cool overcast morning, we managed the 28 mile drive in well under an hour on secondary roads leading through miles of corn fields and passing more of Debbie decaying farm … Continue reading

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November 3, 2012 – Lincoln, NE to Cedar Lake, IA

We had a long [for us] drive today … over 300 miles to Cedar Lake, Iowa.  Does this place ring a bell … specifically for the older set?  More later … As we drove the remaining 50 miles through eastern … Continue reading

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November 2, 2012 –Lincoln, NE

We decided to spend the day in Lincoln, Nebraska’s state capitol.  Our first stop was at the Visitor’s Center in the Lincoln Station   which lies in the heart of the Haymarket District. There we began our history lesson on … Continue reading

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November 1, 2012 – Ogallala, NE to Lincoln, NE

While the thermometer wasn’t as low as it had been some recent mornings, our hoses were partially frozen for the first time.  Our plans were to drive to Grand Island … a straight shot down I-80. We were not surprised … Continue reading

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