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Wednesday, October 29, 2008


Howard, I am happy to hear you successfully made it down the 18 mile dirt road. I am sure you are happy to be back on road and I am excited to hear about new journeys that life has in store for you two.

All the best,

PS - I couldn't get the Willie Nelson song, "On the Road Again" out of my head while reading through this entry.

Very enjoyable Blog Howard! Kind of sad but inspirational too! On the road to the next adventure! I'll miss the ranch too!

Take care and have a safe trip.


Glad to see you all made it out OK. It is amazing the bond you develope after being somewhere for several months. Mike and I still have a fondness for FDR and we feel we left our hearts there also. Rest, relax and enjoy. What wonderful memories you guys are creating. PRICELESS!!!!!

Even though I've enjoyed the ranch adventure, I'm anxious to see where you end up next! I'm sure Karen will really miss you two.
AZ weather is near perfect this time of year. We've got lows of hi 50s, hi in the upper 80s and nuthin' but blue skies!

A great description Howard. I could visualize every step of your departure. I really felt like I was with you even though I am here in Ohio. You have really evolved with your confidence and knowledge of RVing. Congratulations.

Great Chapter in the Travels of Howard & Linda! But would anyone expet less from the RV-Dreams Team?

Next Chapter, please.

Charles aka Roz

If I read this right, you had full fresh water tank to keep it from freezing. Then emptied it to travel 30 miles, to refill it again? I'm guessing your fresh tank has to be 90+ gallons, sounds like a rather large waste of resources. Is this a typical travel procedure to travel with empty fresh water tanks? Waste tanks empty I completly understand!

Hey Rich,

Good to hear from you! It does sound like a waste of resources and I guess it is. Our fresh water tank wasn't full (only about a third full) and we do not travel with fresh water in our tank because of the weight. We did not know the campground would shut off the water here.

Howard & Linda,

It's great to hear how you're becoming old hands at this RV stuff. Good luck with the new adventures that lay ahead as you leave Colorado.

I seem to remember reading about a way to pressurize the 5th wheel to keep dust from blowing in while travelling down dirt roads. It had something to due with the roof vents.

I'll post the question on the forum to see if anyone knows the technique.

H and L congrads, job well done. Now take some time and get some rest and relax a little. It wont take long to get back into the swing of things. I have a feeling you two will make it back to the ranch sometime in the future. Good luck and keep us informed.


Waiting patiently to see if your flies work in Colorado as well as they do in Idaho.

"I knew that golf ball retriever would come in handy eventually". Now there's a confident golfer. I know you were joking, but it's still funny.

I don't carry a ball retriever. I consider it bad luck. Consequently I spend a lot of money on golf balls.

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