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Dec 24, 2011 - We depart Home minus one Co-Pilot

Hello to all our family and friends who follow our travels. We departed Michigan for the winter today. With great sadness we head south and west without the third member of our traveling party. As most all of you know Ruth Ann's mother Marion Mitchell passed away just about three weeks ago. We both miss her very much. The coach hasn't left the yard since the summer of 2004 without her. She is very much with us in our thoughts. Ruth Ann asks me to thank you all who sent notes and cards to us and those who attended her mother's service this...

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Aug 1, 2010 - More of the same and loving it.

Hi Team When we left that campsite that let us stay in the pavillion, the trailer and bike were caked with this really bad clay, mud type stuff that helped with getting rust into them. When we stopped for the day at the next site, the chains were almost a mass of hardened mud. Fortunately it had stopped raining by then, but it was threatening to start up again. Thank goodness we found the Amish campground!!! We didn't know it was Amish until we saw the owners after we had gotten there - not that it matters anyway, (although it wasn't like...

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