Category Archives: Getting Started

October 1st – A New Adventure Begins!

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YES – today is the day our journey begins.  It’s a road trip that has been in the planning stages throughout the summer.  We are heading south to Florida in our little motorhome for the next couple of months.  What … Continue reading

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Brrr! It’s Cold Outside!

We found that packing Minnie Pearl in the bitter cold of this winter has been very challenging. Temperatures were below 10 degrees most of the time. We were afraid to put too much in the camper for fear of it … Continue reading

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Winter Get-a-way 2018

 Traveling with a TOAD!!??? We have been busy the last few months preparing for our winter trip.  It is so exciting to begin another journey in our motorhome, Minnie Pearl!  The biggest change this year is that we will be … Continue reading

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Hitting the Wall – Is Quartzsite Pushing it?

Quartzsite, AZ – Our First Destination Quartzsite, AZ is only a few days away.  The trip we have been planning for months is approaching too quickly and we have not started any physical packing.  Minnie Pearl is sitting in the … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee – My Favorite Time of the Day!

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One of my favorite times of the day is in the early morning, shortly after rising.  It is with great anticipation that I shuffle to the kitchen and turn on the coffee maker which was prepared the day before.  Then … Continue reading

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Traveling South in a Winterized Motor Home

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We are leaving Pennsylvania in the dead of winter in a winterized motor home and heading diagonally across the country for a long 8 to 9 day drive.  It’s about 2300 miles to Quartzsite from our Pennsylvania home. We intend … Continue reading

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Do We Really Need a Toad?

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To tow or not, that’s the BIG question! We have had a motor home for the last few years and have gone on several trips.  Most of our camping trips have been for long weekends, but a few have been … Continue reading

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Preparing for Our Get Away – the Motor Home

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We have had our motor home, Minnie Pearl since mid–September.  During October we took a 3 week trip that included some dry camping at campgrounds.  We have been doing lots of things to get her road ready for a longer … Continue reading

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Preparing for Our Get Away – The House

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While it is so exciting to think about getting away and exploring the beautiful southwest, it is also rather daunting.  We have never left our house for such a long time and plan on snow birding throughout the bitter cold … Continue reading

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Hello World, Welcome to Our Blog!

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This is our very first post! We are excited to be embarking on our first long term road trip in our motor home this winter. We have spent the last year or so thinking and dreaming about it. The idea … Continue reading

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