When animals attack!

June 8th, 2008

We’re currently about eight miles from even a small town in the Smoky Mountains. Believe it or not, we’ve managed to completely escape ubiquitous cellular service. We’re heading into Highlands every few days to check voice mail and email, but we’re spending more time hiking, reading and relaxing than hanging out on the internet.

Until we get some of our latest pictures ready for perusal, I’ll leave you with some goofiness from the Myrtle Beach area. There was quite an array of giant animals attacking everything from buildings to vehicles in the Myrtle Beach-Surfside area.

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Not quite Jurassic Park

August 12th, 2007

As it was still early and we had this beautiful day going for us, we were loathe to call it a day. We wandered around a bit finding a couple more truck campers to look at. Nothing much to speak of as these were low-end units that had apparently been traded in to get a few bucks off that 40′ Class A.

And then, we ran into this sign:

Of course, we had to pull in.

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Geared up for RV shopping

July 27th, 2007

Well, it’s almost the weekend again and we finally have what I think is a pretty good shopping plan worked out. We keep records of everything we’ve looked at or considered looking at. At the rate the good RV’s are getting snapped up, we figure we have to hit the new listings ASAP. We can quickly cull through anything that we’ve already deemed unsuitable and will probably assume anything that was already listed in a previous week is also unsuitable.

We’ve done a bit of this earlier in the week; a handful of publications have already come out for the weekend. We compared everything that was roughly the size/price we wanted with the ones we looked at last weekend and only had 1 unit to look at. It appeared to be in very good condition, but had recently developed a leak and was holding a gallon or two of water in the cab over.

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