Trip report #5 – Yachats, OR

Greetings, friends, from Yachats! As I write this, I am watching the Dbacks game via one of our new Airstream enhancements – our roof-mounted Direct TV HD satellite dish. LOVE IT! We’ve had cable TV capability for a while now, but I couldn’t stand leaving the Valley of the Sun not knowing how my baseball team was faring. Thanks to the dish and Fox Sports Arizona, I am all set. (Now those boys of summer better get their game on – still trailing by 4.5 games but looking up.)

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Trip report #4 – Eugene, OR (or now THIS is vacation)

On our second day out – that would be the arduous drive through the Mojave Desert from Barstow to Mammoth Lakes, CA – I asked Scott if we could stop upon finding some kind of Dairy Queen-like establishment. He looked at me with a totally deadpan face and said, “Janie, this is not vacation; this is real life.”

I think what he meant to say is “You can’t have ice cream sundaes every day we’re out on the road,” but all I could do is laugh. Seriously, Scott? Except for the inferno temperatures, I was thinking “vacation” and “real life” were pretty much the same. I mean, really … this sure beats any staff meeting I’ve ever been in, you know?

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