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Purchasing Trips

WE SOLD OUR E-TREK!

In my last post, more than six months ago, we had just returned from our Halloween weekend trip to Shepherdstown, WV. At the end of that post, I mentioned our grandiose plans to drive 1200 miles to Florida for a December wedding; however, we never made that trip. In all honesty, the idea of driving […]

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GHOSTS OF SHEPHERDSTOWN

Long before we owned our E-trek, one of our favorite destinations through the years has been Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, MD. Located across the Potomac River is the town of Shepherdstown, WV, the location for the series “Ghosts of Shepherdstown,” which premiered earlier this year. Karl is a fan of the show, so when we […]

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Interior Maintenance Navigation Quilts and Sewing Trips

E IS FOR ELECTRIC BICYCLE

Happy Anniversary! On September 28th we celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Rather than traditional jewelry–of which I have enough to open my own store after two dozen previous anniversaries, not to mention birthdays, Christmas, and Mother’s Day–Karl decided I needed an electric bicycle, so I can keep up with him on our battlefield rides (which sometimes become an actual […]

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Purchasing Trips

THE HOTTEST DAY OF THE SHOW

On Wednesday, September 14th we attended the Hershey RV Show. Last year we were unable to take our E-trek, since it was being serviced at the Roadtrek factory, so we were very excited to take it this time. We packed our lunch, filled up the fresh water tank, and dropped off the dogs at a […]

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Technology Trips

ORGANIZING TIPS: BUJO AND TRELLO

In my previous post I mentioned that I have been using a new app called Trello to organize my trip planning. Trello is actually one of two methods I have been experimenting with to stay organized and feel like I am accomplishing something.  Over the summer, my son noticed I am always making to-do lists, and he […]

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Interior Navigation Technology Trips

SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER

Tunnels and Traffic and Bins, oh my! We were in no particular hurry to leave on Thursday, September 1st. Ryan’s off-campus housing was being professionally cleaned, so he didn’t want to start moving his stuff in until late in the afternoon. We took our time packing up Thursday morning, and were on the road at […]

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Trips Troubleshooting

THE HOTTEST DAYS OF THE YEAR

We have been experiencing classic summertime weather throughout the month–hot, hot days, broken up by occasional rain and thunderstorms. We have not taken any trips to speak of, other than a few day trips. On July 3rd, we drove to Princeton Battlefield, about an hour from our home. To call it a day trip is an […]

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Interior Trips

NEW SUNSHADES FOR OUR E-TREK

 This post was inspired  by a reader question regarding how to install the privacy curtains that come with the E-trek. We will answer his question and also an explain a possible alternative: SunShades. If you have been following our blog, you know that we typically head out after dinner and arrive at our first destination sometime between […]

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Trips Troubleshooting

BOSTON DEF OR DIE

Mother’s Day came late this year. We were supposed to pick-up our son from college on Mother’s Day, just as we had in 2015, on the hottest day of the year. This year, however, Ryan wanted to stay an extra week to spend time with some of his friends who were graduating on May 15th. Originally […]

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Trips Troubleshooting

NATIONAL PARK WEEK AT ANTIETAM

It was the anniversary of our first overnight trip and the weather forecast was good.  Coincidentally, it was National Park Week, so we decided it was the perfect weekend for our first trip of the season.  We actually left ahead of schedule Friday night–last year our plans were delayed due to the Webasto hot water heater auto-draining in […]