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Old 06-05-2013, 02:15 PM   #1
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I got to pick up my beautiful Escape 17 on May 30th and then promptly broke my right arm in several places. No seeing any of British Columbia or any of you at the rally this trip. My brother, bless his heart, flew out from southern California and drove me, car and trailer all the way home. I can't tell you how disappointed I am. If things go really well, I might be able to take a short inaugural trip in early August. I am so very sad! Well, maybe next year...
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:27 PM   #2
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Carol! So sorry to hear about your unfortunate accident. At least you will heal up and then enjoy your new trailer. Meanwhile you can camp in it at home all you like!....just trying to be positive!...great brother you have!


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Old 06-05-2013, 02:36 PM   #3
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Soooooo sorry to hear that! Spend your recoup time researching places to take your new rig.
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Old 06-05-2013, 03:26 PM   #4
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Sorry to hear about your misfortune! Wishing you a speedy recovery!

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Old 06-05-2013, 03:45 PM   #5
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I'm so sorry, Carol, as I know how very excited you were to pick up the trailer and do some sightseeing on Vancouver Island and in BC. Here's to a quick recovery and then on to the next adventure!
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Old 06-05-2013, 04:10 PM   #6
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I know it's supposed to be good luck to say "go break a leg" but an arm? Really, how unfortunate for you especially when you were so looking forward to the rally and some touring. Thankfully your brother came through and you all got home safely. Hopefully you'll be able to get out on the road soon, even if close to home. We'll all just have to wait until next year's rally to meet you! Hope your recovery is short.
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:40 PM   #7
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Bummer about the broken arm!

Did you get the larger refrigerator in your 17B? I notice that your top vent is much higher up than mine, and larger. It also appears that the holding tube for the stinky slinky has been last!

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Old 06-05-2013, 06:41 PM   #8
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It can only get better on your next camping trip.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:50 PM   #9
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Sorry to hear that, Carol.

We'll save you a spot for next year in Osoyoos.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:59 PM   #10
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Posts: 70 sorry to hear of your misfortune. I think a few overnights in your 19 at home are called can have a glass of wine and plan all your exciting adventures! Wishing you a speedy recovery.
Cheers Janet.


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