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Oct 4, 2009 - Livingston, MT: de la neige

Le départ du Wallmart vers 9 heures AM nous fait reprendre l’interstate 90 avec des paysages montagneux parsemés de plaines. Nous avons changé notre itinéraire il y a quelques jours. En effet, au lieu de monter vers Calgary pour aller voir le Dinosaur Park et courir le risque de rencontrer de la neige et du froid, nous allons filer directement vers Seattle et remonter vers Vancouver. Cela nous donne 5 jours de plus que nous utiliserons en cours de route pour des arrêts imprévus. On se dit que les dinosaures sont là depuis des millions...

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Trip Journal


Sep 3, 2009 - Side trip to Livingston

Now it started to get really interesting... In the morning we packed up, crossed our fingers, toes and paws and started the Honeybear. It started - good - no smoke - good -it didn't move - very bad! Not an inch! It was transmission fluid pouring out after all! We had some fluids with us but not that kind and even if we did we couldn't get to the point where you added it in. We were circling the RV, kicking the tires and talking about our options. Then I remembered that we had Good Sam Emergency Road Service membership and called them. At...

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Aug 9, 2009 - Terrible Two's ?

Slept in today, did some some chores around the coach in preperation of leaving for Sheridan Wyoming in the morning. Dicovered a leak under the shower this morning, looks like the faucet cover plate is laking water by. Took it all apart and added some silicone, I hope that does it because I hate plumbing problems. This afternoon we went over to the park for a bar-b-que for Ian's second birthday.

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Aug 8, 2009 - Grease

We went to the Park County fair this morning. They had four animal barns of chickens, rabbits, cows, horses, sheep, goats & pigs. They also had a couple of exhibits building. Not much of a carnival area though. It was larger and nicer than Madera, plus it was free. Tonight we went to the Firehouse 5 theatre to see the play Grease. The play was very good even though we had seen it before, we just don't remember when, ah the joys of getting old.

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Aug 7, 2009 - Mother of all Cloud Bursts

Rained most of the night last night. A laid back day, spent most of the morning working on the computer. Mary baked a cake then cooked bar-b-qued spare ribs for lunch using the convection oven, she has become a real fan of the convection oven. Watched Sprint Cup qualifying the headed to Manhattan to play bingo at the American Legion Hall. What a rip off it cost us $20 each to play, I had to split a bingo received $13, but there was one table of ladies cheating big time, they won 3 or 4 games. On the way home we were hit by the heaviest...

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Aug 6, 2009 - Hail!!!

House cleaning day today, it is truly amazing how much dirty laundry 2 people can generate. To day was a beautiful day temperature was in the mid 80's but this afternoon the temperature dropped, the wind came up then it started to hail. The hail storm only lasted a few minutes but long enough to turn the ground white. Some of the hail stones were almost as large as a golf ball. Then the rain came down in buckets for a few more minutes, after that we were back to our beautiful day. This evening we met Lonnie, Becky & the grand kids at The...

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Aug 5, 2009 - Old Faithful

This morning Mary & I took Jr., Sissy & Marcus to Yellowstone to see Old Faithful. A beautiful 50 mile drive up the canyon to Gardiner the entrance to Yellowstone where we had breakfast. A pleasant surprise when we got to the gate to pay instead of having to pay $25 I purchased a lifetime senior pass for $10. After we got into the park the road became very twisting so Mary got behind the wheel. We didn't get to Old Faithful until 1PM after seeing a few Elk & some Moutain Goats, we had to wait around until 2:20 for the next eruption. The...

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Aug 4, 2009 - Top of the Mountain

This morning we went to Natural Bridge Falls Sate Park, about 25 miles south of Big Timber. Along the way we had a discussion/argument about winding roads, car sickneness & whether or not being the driver helps. A beautiful drive up the Boulder River valley to the Gallatin National Forest. We were the only people at the falls. During spring high water run off there is a 100 foot water fall. As run off lessens the water goes under ground though caverns it has carved out of the limestone rock coming shooting out at the bottom of the falls. We...

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Aug 3, 2009 - Broadway in Manhatten

We were at Lonnie's shop before 8:00 to get the air in the tires checked. Drove directly to the Misouri Headwaters State Park to meet with the camp hosts to discuss what is involved in camp hosting there. We felt we had a good meeting & they said they would talk to Ken to recomend us for the job. We then went to Manhatten & had lunch at a cafe on Broadway, saw a sign that the Moose club plays Bingo on Friday night, we plan on coming back for that. Sent Caremark an e-mail letting them know that the prescriptions showed up & worked on...

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Aug 2, 2009 - Prescriptions Found

Kick back day, waiting for the rain to stop so they could get the race in at Pocono under way. About 3PM I decided to wash the car, about 4PM it decided to rain. The kids came over about 4:30 but because it was raining we went over to the Pop Stand & Grille for dinner & ice cream. They brought over our box of prescritions that UPS delivered to the wrong address & our mail which included the Streets & Trips program I ordered.

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Aug 1, 2009 - Fiddlin Around

Slept in this morning, Mary washed some more clothes, never realized how much laundry two people created. I worked on our route we plan to take on our trip to Texas. Watched the Nationwide race, glad to see Kesoloski take one from Kyle Bush. Went back down to the 34th annual Fiddler's picnic again tonight, thoughly enjoyed ourselves. We were supposed to go up to Bob & Janice's house for a picnic but Lonnie called saying Bob was sick so we will go at a later date. Lonnie and family are coming over tommorrow for a picnic here.

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Jul 28, 2009 - Park Host Candidates?

8AM we were on the freeway headed for Three Forks. First stop was Missouri Headwaters State Park. Met with Ken Heagney & Anne Ore the manager & asst managers of the park also introduced us to Ken Meyers one of the camp hosts. Neither of their camp hosts will be returning next year. Went into Three Forks for lunch at the Three Forks Cafe. Toured the Three Forks Historic Museum a extremely well done local museum that operates on donations. Next we went onto Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park where we met with Karen discussed camp hosting &...

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