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Old 11-24-2014, 12:30 PM   #27259
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Sue and Martin are currently sett'n in the fuel station just down the road from Steve and Annie. Still! It has taken an unusually long time to fill up this time, but it's finally done. We might actually get properly on the road before noon.

Super breakfast with Steve and Annie this morning, and time for a chat. Gonna miss 'em, but looking forward to April.

Best wishes to all on the rainbow !

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For breakfast this morning our scramble of eggs contained chopped Hatch Green Chile - chopped mushroom, onion, tomato and cheese. The bacon was Wrights Honey Bourbon Bacon, toast with butter and Nutty About Fruit Habanero Pepper Jam and their Mango and Raspberry (courtesy of Marty and in support of the Flint Hills Prairie Bison Reserve). It was another mutant moment of sweet parting sorrow...
Pictured - the egg mixers and 2 of the Bacon Eaters... Watching them prepare to roll...
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Old 11-24-2014, 12:34 PM   #27260
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Welcome to the mad house Don, Misty and young'uns. Your house sounds crazier than mine. Expect a PM from me about the other mutant communication venues. I hope you know what you just volunteered to do.

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Old 11-24-2014, 12:51 PM   #27261
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Welcome Don and Misty and the young 'uns. May the Rainbow lay out before your family a wonderful path. Safe and happy.

BTW, my DW (Mary Ann) says "no way" on the full timing with 6 kids. Our daughter has 5 (ages 14 down to 4) and we took their family to Disneyworld from central Indiana. Loved the experience but it had a beginning and a scheduled end. Schedules, routines, job assignments, a true spirit of cooperation would be of paramount importance. Hope you can make it to a mutant gathering one of these days.

Travel easy. The exploration of this country will be a wonderful building block for your children. Take time to explain to them what they're looking at outside the windows.
Hear ye. Hear ye. Mutants one and all. I, in my capacity as Exalted (salted and exhalted) Potentate do hereby nominate Papaw Steve to the high position of Mutant Master of Lucidity... (MML).

Anyone second the motion... and those in favor. (Must be the school teacher in him...) :thumbup:
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I'll second that motion.
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I'll second that motion.
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Evening one and all Mutants.

Dave, please know that Marcia and I will keep your grandson and the girls family in our thoughts.
Dwayne , happy belated birthday to you, and healing oooohhhmmmssss to Share.

We left Indiana Saturday morning only to discover a frozen water pump in the coach, we stopped at a CW in Indianapolis and they didn't have parts and suggested Ace Hardware. We stopped at CW in Bowling Green, KY and got everything we needed, plus they let us spend the night hooked up to a 50 amp plug, I switched out the pump this morning, and we got to have nice hot showers to start out the day , and guess where we landed for the night , why none other than Little Rock, AR , how's that for Deja Vu .... lol .....
We are headed for sunny AZ and tomorrow skirting the likes of DFW and lands southwest of there.

Wishing y'all safe journeys ...

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Welcome Don, Misty and kids. Hubby and I are new here. Hope to meet the RVM crew in Hot Springs in April.
We are raising our 10 & 12 yr old granddaughters, maybe you can give us some tips on traveling with kids.
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R U an RV Mutant too?

Well, mutant family, we've driven Chicago, rush hour Boston, CA freeways, St. Louis, and other metropoli, together and separately, and now it seems we are about to survive driving through Houston. We are at last eastbound on I-10, having had just the one tie up past an accident.

The sun shines upon our stretch of the rainbow today, except for having to leave Steve and Annie this morning. 🎶The rain, the rain, it went away ... 🎶 😍

Ta ta tha nu! (Scottish phrase from my English DSIL, who lives in Scotland)
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Sue and Martin are currently sett'n in the fuel station just down the road from Steve and Annie. Still! It has taken an unusually long time to fill up this time, but it's finally done. We might actually get properly on the road before noon.

Super breakfast with Steve and Annie this morning, and time for a chat. Gonna miss 'em, but looking forward to April.

Best wishes to all on the rainbow !

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I read below that you are passing through Houston, so I'm safe to assume that what happened to me at that fueling station didn't happen to you. So nice to assume that.

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Well, mutant family, we've driven Chicago, rush hour Boston, CA freeways, St. Louis, and other metropoli, together and separately, and now it seems we are about to survive driving through Houston. We are at last eastbound on I-10, having had just the one tie up past an accident.

The sun shines upon our stretch of the rainbow today, except for having to leave Steve and Annie this morning. 🎶The rain, the rain, it went away ... 🎶 😍

Ta ta tha nu! (Scottish phrase from my English DSIL, who lives in Scotland)
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Houston traffic is a piece of cake. I do it all the time. I'll wager that the accident traffic tie-up only caused a 15 minute delay. Stay on lane from the left hand lane except when you need to exit. The drivers will just go around you with a 1 finger wave.
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Hi Sue.. Hi Martin - we found the butcher here had rib eyes for $9.99 a pound - and the fishmonger off Broadway had huge local shrimp $12 a pound. We had some nice meals out but it would have been easy to have grilled steak and shrimp. I will prove that Thursday... lol...

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Me and my family of eight should be classified as RV Mutants and so wish to be.

Even though we have a diesel pusher which would be considered a middle class RV there are still things that we do not currently have like:

TPMS, integrated smartphone monitoring system, bathtub, hottub, second bathroom, large enough kitchen sink, tankless hot water heater, heated tile floors, air bladder slide seals, two master bedroom slides, and extra freezer.

So we are not really roughing it, but we are doing without from when we lived in our house. But we do not miss any of the above and enjoy our nomadic lifestyle very much. We would have it no other way and do not ever plan on living in a house again.

So I feel like we are RV Mutants and would like to join this group.

Thanks!
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Hey. Welcome Don and Misty. Will walk around and meet you soon.


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Hi Sue.. Hi Martin - we found the butcher here had rib eyes for $9.99 a pound - and the fishmonger off Broadway had huge local shrimp $12 a pound. We had some nice meals out but it would have been easy to have grilled steak and shrimp. I will prove that Thursday... lol...

Be safe and remember

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Sea Rim has lots of room and we're booked in till Sat. Got here around 5:15. Three other rigs here, all facing the Gulf. Just what we wanted.

Pics at 10:00. Not sayin' am or pm or which day, though.

Time to eat & chill out. Or chillax, as the kids are saying.

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