We headed out this morning for Pigeon Forge, Tenn. and are now at our first night stop the Hagerstown, Maryland Walmart at exit 6B off of 81. Three more motorhomes just pulled in for the night. Joyce went into the store to buy us a small chocolate cake, tomorrow is our 46th anniversary and we will have a chocolate cake celibration tonight.
Todays ride was nice and relaxing and we didn't push it. Seems like everyone else was slowing down also. We ran between 55 and 60 and averaged 8.3 MPG. Feel like we are going the wrong way because all the snowbirds are heading east.
Well, I have to take Casey out for her walk.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Monday, April 18, 2011
Went to Connecticut for a weekend trip with friends. This was a Free Mason camping group and we were invited guest for the weekend. Brialee campground is located in the little farm town of Ashford where you can find some really nice old farm houses.
Love the old homes!
It's amazing how the farmers could build things with all those rocks.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
We had our two youngest grand daughters for the night. Today turned out to be a nice warm day so Brooke helped her grandmother by brushing Casey. The two girls were making bubbles which Casey enjoyed trying to catch.
Meanwhile, I had a job to do which no one would really enjoy doing. The seal on the knife valve for the black tank was leaking. The leak was no more than a slow drip but it would collect in the clear section only to spill when I removed the cap.....yuck!!!! So I had to empty the tank and flush clean.
After removing the valve assembly, I did find some material buildup in the slot where the knife seal runs.
I cleaned, lubed, and reassembled the valve and kept my fingers crossed. So far it seems to be fixed, I'll see tomorrow. Now to get the smell out of my nostrils.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
We had a day of sunshine (one day) so I installed the new light over the door. I really like the way it works, there are infra red sensors on the left and right that will pick up the body heat from someone approaching and turn the light on. Now we are back to April showers, even Casey is getting bored. I have been sending out applications for workamping jobs but haven't secured anything yet. Most of the jobs are for three to six months long and we really don't want to spend that long in the same place. So we will see what happens.