Heading Home

I am finally back after a long break.  I will fill you in on what has been happening here but I think we need to get back from our trip across country first.

After spending Christmas with our Washington family and getting snowed in once again we finally are heading home.  Our son, Cade, and his daughter, Brodie, are moving to York to be closer to us.

We left trying to outrun the snow.

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Today’s Harvest

We left the house at 8:48am for our next great adventure. Heading to Harrisburg we hit a little rain. Once we got on Highway 76, a toll road, the skies started to clear.

Our good friends, the Flat Ole Hippies, decided to join us on this trip. They are always a lot of fun.

We are driving in the rain again. At least it is not pouring.

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Trip Across the Country

There has been a lot happening here since I last wrote.  I went to Friday morning mass to see Maria serve.  I bowed in front of the alter and went to turn.  As I turned my foot came out of my sandal, then down I went.  It all happened like I was in slow motion.  I was trying to grab the pew with one hand.  The other hand went behind me to try to catch myself.  I fell on the ball of my hand.  I went home and David left for work.  I took the neighbor shopping but when we got home my hand was killing me. David got me to the doctor.  I broke my wrist,  to be exact it is a scaphoid fracture in the wrist.  I had to wear a splint for a week and a half.  Now I am in a cast that keeps my thumb from moving.  It will come off on January 12 when we get home.

I had to finish making the Christmas presents which was kind of hard with one hand.  They are all done and ready to go.

We went to pick up our motorhome, Merida, and it wouldn’t start.  David ended up replacing all 3 batteries.  What a difference it made.

I got her loaded up yesterday with some help from Christina and Maria.  We just have a few things to load today before we leave on our trip to spend Christmas with Sarah and Steve’s family.  Also, Cade and his daughter, Brodie, will be moving back to York with us.

We are excited about our long trip.  We will be making some side trips to checkout different things.  The first main stop will be Mount Rushmore.  It will take us a couple days to get there.  We don’t want to drive to long, 6 to 8 hours a day is what we are trying to do.  Of course, if we see something to go check out it might be shorter or longer.

We will be leaving this morning.

I will try to post when I can.

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Camping For Easter

This was our maiden voyage with Merida, Winnebago Brave.  Well that is what we have named her.  She is just what we wanted.  Merida is just the right size for David, Harrison and me, 29 feet.

David drove me to rehab so we could head right over to the kids to head out when it was over.  I jumped out and got my rehab over with.  I went back to the motorhome and David informed me we were over heating.  We tried to find an auto parts store but nothing was close.  David opened the hood and we could see the hose that was cracked.  David and I reverted to our Alaska ways.  I told him I have duct tape in the RV and water.  David let it cool down before he could apply the duct tape.  We didn’t have a funnel to get the water into the radiator, so David went into the store to see if they had one.  He came out with a plastic cup.  I had a pitcher we could use to pour the water into from the 5 gallon jug.  We were then off to the kids house.  Dan had David go pick up the hose.  Then Dan replaced it.  Thank goodness that boy loves cranking a wrench.

We finally go off around 4:30pm on Thursday April 1.

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