Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ontario – no admittance before May 1st!

We’re settling in to our spot at 50 Point Conservation Area & Marina in Winona, ON – between Stoney Creek and Grimsby – perfectly located on the shores of Lake Ontario.   The real reason we’re here is there are … Continue reading

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What the heck were we thinking?

We left the Newmar factory and we had 1 more stop in Grand Rapids, MI before crossing into Canada. We bought our coach at Midway RV in Grand Rapids, a smaller east coast dealer – and picked it up on … Continue reading

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After 8 months we always know – “It’ll be o.k.”

We unplugged Sunday at 9 a.m. and “boon docked/dry camped” the entire day. We made coffee, watched the Masters all afternoon, had lights on as required and we were battery powered until 7 p.m. when the generator automatically started up … Continue reading

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Day 3, 4 and 5 at Newmar – “The Dance”

Haha – the entry steps required a new motor! We were right! Both the motor and connections are exposed to the elements so, apparently, this time, all connections have been sealed with silicone. Well, they left the most difficult and … Continue reading

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Day 2 at Newmar – That was fun!

Up at 5:30, shower & dress, make the bed, gather laptops, phones and camera, pack dog treats, water and kitty bed, bring in the slides, raise the jacks, start the engine, move out, in the service bay at 6:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Day 1 at Newmar – That was easy!

We’re in Elkhart County – specifically Nappanee, Indiana – home of Newmar and birthplace of this magnificent mechanical mobile mansion!

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2 Years is just way too long!

It’s been 2 years since we had seen these gorgeous grandchildren (Jagger, Molly & Katie) and their beautiful Mom – Kathryn.  I just love this lifestyle where we can drive to their home town of Poplar Bluff, MO – overnight … Continue reading

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