We were making preparations to leave our mooch-docking spot at our daughter’s. I had the camper hooked up to the truck and was making the final walk-around before pulling away when grammi came out with her eyes welled up. “What’s the matter?” I asked. “I’m about to cry” she replied. “Why are you going to … Continue reading A Last Minute Surprise
After days of preparation we stood there in our driveway in front of the camper and stared at each other. “Is that It?”, I asked grammi. “Are we ready to go?” “I think so”, she replied. We pulled away wondering what we may have forgotten. We weren’t too far down the road before we started … Continue reading The Birthday Party
The excitement is building. The time to go is near. Plans are being finalized. Reservations are being booked. There is a lot to consider when leaving your house for an extended period of time. There’s house-sitting, lawn care, mail collection, banking and bill pay, and the list goes on. There is so much to do. … Continue reading The Excitement is Building
The shades on the widows in the camper work very well. I woke up Sunday morning in the darkness of the camper feeling for my phone. I wanted to check the time. Holy Cow! It was 9:45. When have I ever slept that late in the morning? We wanted to check out around noon and … Continue reading Colt Creek State Park
It’s been a few years since we’ve been camping. However, stuck way in the far reaches of the attic were storage totes with all our old camping gear. We found some things we could use and started the task of organizing and loading the new camper. Grammi loaded the inside with dishes and utensils. She … Continue reading Maiden Voyage
We arrived at Lazydays on Thursday to pick up our new camper. We did a pre-delivery inspection and received a two hour explanation and demonstration on how to operate it’s systems. They installed a hitch and sway bar on our truck that was included with the purchase. We got a tour of the service department … Continue reading Taking Delivery
When our children were younger family vacations were camping trips. We would travel from our home in Florida to the Smoky Mountains or the Blue Ridge Parkway and places in between. We would load the minivan with camping gear and head out to “enjoy the great outdoors”. Each year we looked forward to those two … Continue reading The Day Has Arrived!