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FINALLY!!! We've hit the road...

Dawson, WV

Finally, six weeks after closing on our house, we've hit the road and begun our new lifestyle.  We've had a few delays, dealt with them, and have now gotten the heck out of Virginia.  A couple of the many things we recently took care of were selling our car...
scrubbing the roof of the RV,
and scrubbing,
and scrubbing,
and even more scrubbing,
and rinsing
and even more rinsing. 
Terri and I washed the rest of the exterior also.  All of this scrubbing, rinsing, and washing took two days and it was HOT, HOT, HOT.

These two weren't bothered by all of this hot, hard work at all. 
Murphy & Katie
So we finally got as much done as we were going to get done.  Here's where we've been sitting for three and a half months.  We were both ready to get out of there.
And so we were off to West Virginia for our first night out.  After four hours of driving,
we arrived here.  Summer Wind RV Park near Dawson, WV, is a quaint little spot just off I-64.  It has grassy/gravel pull through sites and a wonderful view.  This is the view out our door.
Another slightly different angle.
We love it here.  So much, we're strongly considering extending our stay another night.
This is an interesting twilight, slightly out of focus shot of the sky and mountain across the road from here.
 This place is just what we needed.  We don't need a pool, or mini-golf, or other "amenities" that some of the "bigger and better" RV parks have to offer.  Full hookups and a fantastic view... we have arrived!
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  1. Linda and I also really like that little park. We almost aways stay a few days.

    Enjoy your travels.

    Jim and Linda

  2. Congrats on hitting the road! :) That park looks like a great place to relax and catch your breath.

  3. Perfect for your first 'official' night! No muss, no fuss, just total relaxation, looking forward to all the cool places you'll see next.
    Can't wait to be right behind you!

  4. Congrats! Your day finally came. Although we'll miss having you close by, we're glad you're rolling down that highway.

    We were starting to think your fiver was cemented in place. ;c)

    How's the two vehicle convoy system working out? Terri will probably wear out all those Donny Osmond CD's in no time!

  5. Congratulations and have a ball!!

    It is so great that you can now choose to stay or go...wooo hooo!!

    Safe Travels and Happy Trails....

  6. Yay! Congratulations! It's obvious from the big grins on your faces that you love it already :) That park looks like our kind of place too.
    Travel safely and hope to meet you somewhere on the road :)

  7. Congrats on hitting the road. Looking forward to crossing your path down the road again. Remember to have as much fun as possible.

    Stay Safe

  8. Yea! Congrats on getting on the road. We will be looking for you out here and I am sure our paths will cross. Good job scrubbing the roof. It reminds me that I need to do the same. Travel safe and have fun!

  9. CONGRATULATIONS!! We're so glad you made it. If you think that view is great, wait till you get up one morning and have a great view that takes your breath. You're now on your way to wonderful times and place.

    See you soon!!!

  10. Happy for you!! That is a very nice, relaxing view. Safe travels.

  11. Glad to see you enjoying the life.....finally!!!

    Murphy & Katie too. :-))