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Old 10-22-2015, 07:50 PM   #1
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Hello everyone! I'm a new-ish RVer, although I grew up sailing, which has a lot in common with RVing. I had a 1996 Bigfoot class B for about 18 months and recently upgraded to a 24' 2014 Thor Freedom Elite 21C. I'm in my late 30s and usually RV solo, but I'd like to take friends and family with me more now that I have "guest quarters." I enjoy meeting up with the Virginia LOWs. Now that I have a slightly larger rig, I am planning on taking my two cats with me on longer trips. I am a teacher so I take a lot of weekend trips in the Virginia area during the school year with longer trips during the summers. Next summer I plan to explore from Virginia to Maine. I have dreams of full timing and working from the road in the next couple of years. I enjoy kayaking so I am often pulling my kayak trailer. This winter I hope to get set up to tow my HHR, which I can put my kayak on. I've been lurking for a while, reading threads and getting lots of information. I look forward to joining the community as a participant as well.

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Old 10-23-2015, 07:02 AM   #5
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Hi Patty! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Congrats on the new rig! Keep her between the ditches!

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Old 10-23-2015, 10:21 AM   #7
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Welcome to iRV2!

My wife and I are between rigs now. We sold our former coach, a Lazy Daze 27 Class C, last June. It seemed to us that the Lazy Daze community had quite a number of solo travelers. One of the, ahem, "more mature" solo members is Andy Baird. He maintains a Web site that any Class C owner would probably find useful. The URL is:

Welcome to Eureka!

Andy also travels with a cat (as we did).

I hope this is helpful, and we wish you the best in your "land yacht" adventure.


P.S.- If you get to Wells, Maine, be sure to stop at the Scoop Deck for ice cream. The "Dinosaur Crunch"is my favorite.
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Old 10-23-2015, 11:52 AM   #8
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Old 10-23-2015, 08:40 PM   #9
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I've read the Eureka blog several times and found it invaluable as I have been thinking of mods I want in my rig

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