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Old 12-21-2011, 06:54 AM   #1
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Here we are!

Well, here we are! At the end of this month, we're done! We retired 3 years ago bought a new RV and started full timing, we thought! We came to a park in Bryan, Tx, so my wife could spend so time with her ailing mother. The park manager asked if we would be night host and receive free rent, huh, h3ll yeah! Only for a while! Right! The owner fired the manager and asked us to take over, for a year! Well, here we are three years later, loved the job, did quite well, gave the park a complete makeover, increased park income a little over 20% for each year there, met and made lots of good folks and friends. But enough is enough, like the song goes, "we're on the road again". Heading to the southwest!

Joe, Edna and the wonder dog, Zazu.
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Old 12-21-2011, 06:58 AM   #2
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Welcome and sounds like it must have been worth the extended stay. Good job and happy trails again.
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Old 12-21-2011, 07:02 AM   #3
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Joe, Edna and Zasu:

Hi from our winter camp here in Florida and a BIG WELCOME to iRV2.

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Old 12-21-2011, 07:12 AM   #4
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That is a great story, hope your DW's Mother is doing OK. We keep a low profile so we can keep on moving. It is hard to hide the obvious work ethic of seniors who saved enough to be full-timing.
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Old 12-21-2011, 08:23 AM   #5
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:31 AM   #6
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"Well, here we are! " About time, we have been waiting for you! LOL
Honestly though, it is great to here you have done so well for the park you were at. It is always good to here a success story. Welcome to iRV2. Enjoy your travels.
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Hi Joe & Edna! Just hit the road and keep going! Merry Christmas & God bless!
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:59 AM   #8
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Hi Joe & Edna, welcome to the forum.
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Hi and welcome to the forum. Enjoyed your story.
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Excellent! Welcome a board! Gloria says we have a fullspecies mini-Schanuzer but I think she's part mini Schnauzer and part Sneaky Little Neighbour dog. Filam at eleven.
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Well, here we are...
Enjoy the holidays, and welcome!

We'll be right behind you, tomorrow. Headed for Burnet.

'Looks like Zazu is a relative of our Havana. She's Havanese, but related to the Bichon historically.
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Thanks to all, we are so looking forward to getting on the road. Plan to doing some boondocking in the desert for a while just to unwind, then there is no telling where we will be! We will just follow Zazu's nose! Hope to meet some of you on the road.
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