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Old 09-07-2015, 11:13 AM   #41
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That part of I5 can be a bitch any time of day or week or month or hour or .... It doesn't have to be a holiday weekend for it to come to a complete halt.
Let's hope we have better luck! Thanks for the heads up Laura. Hoping to be through Seattle by 11am. So far traffic has been light!
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Old 09-07-2015, 11:25 AM   #42
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What day are you picking up Casa Blanca? Isn't it exciting? We are getting our trailer on Monday, 9/14, after being on the road the past few weeks enjoying camping at Crater Lake (I'm getting too old for this), and then visiting family in Canada. Stayed in Whistler a few days and loved the scenery, hiking, and window shopping. We are now in Seattle vacationing with friends for a week and then off again to Chilliwack.

Sorry our paths won't cross this trip.

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Sounds like you've been having exciting times!
We have orientiation tomorrow at 8 am!! This has been such an exciting adventure! (I've never driven cross country before although Charlie has many times in his youth!) and the adventure has not even begun... We won't get home til early(ish) November. At least that's the plan!
We will meet up with Loren and Cathy Wednesday to camp together! Looking forward to it!
So far we still haven't seen any Escapes... But we're sure we will today!! Saw 385 campers yesterday no FB....!
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Old 09-07-2015, 12:05 PM   #43
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What an eggsciting adventure you are having. Early congrats on ur orientation and pickup. Can't wait to see it on the hitch.
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:25 PM   #44
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The traffic gods were on our side!!! We breezed thru Tacoma and Seattle...on our way to Everett... Glad to have the holiday and been early enough to beat the traffic! 10:26 am
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Smart to get through the area early! Hope the rest of your trip is just as smooth. Not far north of Everett the scenery just gets better and better all the way to Chilliwack. Enjoy!
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Old 09-08-2015, 11:05 AM   #46
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A Moment of Silence...

I would kindly request a moment of silence for Charlie and Lucy as they are about to take possession of their 5.0TA...

Why a moment of silence, you ask? For those of us who have one on order but have to wait entirely too long to get them. We also need a moment where we can be completely filled with envy and jealousy. Of course, in the best way possible.

Congratulations Charlie and Lucy!!
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Old 09-08-2015, 11:11 AM   #47
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Ditto that!!!

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Old 09-09-2015, 12:46 AM   #48
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We actually picked up Casa Blanca today! What a rush and how overwhelming it all is! Everyone at ETI is so gracious and friendly, and Tammy and Reace went out of their way to fix a few things for us. Reace and Nigel installed our Springfield pedestal we brought with us as well as 2 TV mounts and Umbra hooks. Rae did our orientation and she was very thorough and patient with all our questions. Barbara processed our final build sheet expenditures and paperwork. And Manfred brought our 5.0 TA over the border and was great showing us how to hook up and giving Charlie pointers! And we noticed on the boards: 17s and 19s are already sold out for 2016 and 21s and 5.0 TAs are out to Dec!! What an amazing job they do!
And here we are in our new little home, finally relaxing at a small campground in Lynden WA. Long day...2 Happy Campers! Will try to post some pics tomorrow!
Thursday we camp with Loren and Cathy!! Safe travels to them coming from Kansas!
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Old 09-09-2015, 12:48 AM   #49
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I would kindly request a moment of silence for Charlie and Lucy as they are about to take possession of their 5.0TA...

Why a moment of silence, you ask? For those of us who have one on order but have to wait entirely too long to get them. We also need a moment where we can be completely filled with envy and jealousy. Of course, in the best way possible.

Congratulations Charlie and Lucy!!
Thank you Nathan! So very nice of you to post!
Yes. Long waits coming up. But oh so worth it! You'll see!!
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Congrats Charlie and Lucy. See, the wait was worth it.
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