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Old 01-24-2015, 06:03 AM   #1
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First Day

Posting today after first night in RV campground (only about 45 miles from home but still RVing) in our new to us 2000 Coachmen Mirada 34 ft. Have stayed in it a couple days at friends house and sons house but first time in park.

Wife cooking breakfast for the first time, have two other friends with rv in park with us.
won't bore you with any more just had to post ready for plenty more trips retire in about 2 months.....

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Old 01-24-2015, 06:09 AM   #2
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sounds like a great weekend with more to come with many friends and future friends you will meet rving.

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Old 01-24-2015, 06:41 AM   #3
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Just remember, that there is no known cure for rvitis at this time!!! LOL Have fun!
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Old 01-24-2015, 03:27 PM   #4
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We went local also to try our RV out. It's fun! Lots to learn though, and that may be a good thing for our retirement age. I think my husband would be lost without the new RV hobby!

Have fun and enjoy some more! I'll take bacon and eggs please.....
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Old 01-24-2015, 03:44 PM   #5
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Congrats to you. Hope you enjoyed your breakfast....
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Old 01-24-2015, 04:22 PM   #6
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Congratulations on your upcoming retirement. I highly recommend it.
There's nothing like being out there rving... Almost anywhere!
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Old 01-24-2015, 04:26 PM   #7
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Congrats, and enjoy!!
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Old 01-24-2015, 04:30 PM   #8
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Awesome, can you just imagine the adventures ahead ? You've earned it.
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Old 01-24-2015, 07:00 PM   #9
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Congratulations! Enjoy!
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Old 01-24-2015, 07:26 PM   #10
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How cool!
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Old 01-24-2015, 10:07 PM   #11
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Congrats! Happy retirement & happy RVing!

It does me good to see other RVers who are keeping our more "Seasoned" rigs out there pounding the pavement! You will have ample opportunities to tinker on it as time goes by and that's half the fun in my book. IRV2 is a great resource of information for repairs, tips, and upgrades, as you probably already know. A great bunch of folks with a wealth of knowledge they are willing to share to help the next person do things a bit easier and smarter!
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Old 01-24-2015, 10:25 PM   #12
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We go local 8-10 times a year. There is a beautiful state park about 20 miles away. we get 50 waterfront days a year for about 20% of what taxes would be on a lake house & I don't even have to cut the grass.
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Old 01-24-2015, 11:21 PM   #13
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Used to go to an RV park about 10 miles from where we lived while we were both working.

It was the same as going 500 miles...we were away from the hub bub and enjoying ourselves.
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Old 01-25-2015, 01:47 AM   #14
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I am so envious, I can't wait to get out there and start enjoying the life. Congratulations!

Big part of our plans is local boondocking. Here in Nevada almost everywhere you look is BLM, so we'll definitely be taking advantage of the lost cost get-aways.

Be well, and enjoy!

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