Newport, OR. The Ocean!

After we left Seattle, we headed down to the Newport area for a two week stay at South Beach, OR, at a Thousand Trails RV Park called Whaler's Rest. It, like most other Thousand Trails parks we'd seen recently (when we were in Seattle we took a day and explored several parks), was woodsy, older, …

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Seattle. Projects!

I thought I'd be better at being able to keep up with the blog, but surprisingly, without a job at the moment, I'm busier than ever. It's weird how that works. For the month of September, we stayed in Seattle. My folks have space on their property where they already had an RV pad from …

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Mt. Hood over Labor Day Weekend

We spent some time with the family over Labor Day weekend near Mt. Hood, in Oregon. We were with John and Nancy (Nate's folks) and Janine and Casey (Nate's sister and Brother in Law) and their kids Alexandra and Evan. We stayed at the Mt. Hood Village RV Resort. Here's a link to the Resort's …

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Intermission

Ok. It's late one night, and you have a trip coming the next day. You both decide that after a long day of packing, you want to test fit some things in the garage of the trailer, and then you also know that you haven't dumped in a while, and the trailer is stinky. So, …

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Eclipse Chasing, Baker, OR

For the few days surrounding the August 21st Eclipse, we spent time with family over in Baker, OR. We managed to squeeze our fifth wheels in the driveway of a family member's ranch near Medical Springs. This worked out great for us, we got to spend time in a nice quiet area with great company, …

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Electronics Install…

Wires and goop oh my! In order to live in our fifth wheel full time, we wanted to make it like our home, and since we're kids of the electronics age, we wanted our things of comfort. We also needed items to help us find data connections so we can work easier. So, this includes …

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An unexpected stay in Heyburn, Idaho, and a diagnosis once home.

Well... On our way out of the Ogden area, making the climb out of Utah toward Idaho, we finally hit a point where we needed to make some kind of change. We had been adding coolant at a more rapid pace, about every hour. We also stopped using our exhaust brake after leaving Soldier Creek. …

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Soldier Creek Campground, Strawberry Reservoir

After another long day dealing with the coolant leak, we managed to continue on our trek home, and made it into Soldier Creek Campground. When we were going downhill right before the turn into the campground, we used the exhaust brake, and we finally determined there was more to the story than just a cycle …

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Coolant leakage and Stagecoach State Park.

The first half of the trip, well, even the first three quarters of it were relatively uneventful. The first sign of any issue occurred after we stopped for lunch in Winter Park. Winter Park was very beautiful, and the perfect place for a pit stop. There was a really neat walking path near where we …

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Colorado Springs

I want to apologize for the delay in posting. We've been really busy the past few days here back in Boise, installing electronics on the trailer and then cleaning it out so we can drop it off at the dealer for some warranty issues. I also want to apologize for the lack of details in …

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