Sunday, September 27, 2009

Ms Megabyte2 is EXCITED about us leaving!!!!

Yes.... as you can see.....Ms Mega2 is quite excited that we will be leaving the Hills of Custer, SD. in a few days. As we scurry around preparing for departure, she snoozes for hours.... looking at us as if to say..."OK, whats next"?  We have been stationary for 4.5 months, I don't know how she will take to us getting on the road again. It will be interesting. She got along good on here first trip when we left Mission, Tx in Feb., which was her very First trip ever.  However, on our trip up here from North Ranch at Congress, AZ. in May, she was scared to death and didn't seem to enjoy it much..  So, we'll soon see. She usually rides in the truck with us, but last time she didn't like the noise, so we may try letting her stay in the 5TH wheel. We tried that once and she got under my chair and never came out...  Whatever we do, it will be whatever she wants!!! We don't want to spoil her,ya know!!!

We took the Volvo Truck in and had it serviced last Wednesday, so it's ready to go!! We took a nice long, last ride on the Polaris 4X4 in the backwoods yesterday.  It was a beautiful ride.  The forests are so pretty, relaxing and enjoyable in the Fall. So now the 4X4 is ready to winterize and put away.  Today, after Church, we plan on one last Motorcycle ride in the area. Then it will be ready to load on the Volvo.  The Boat is winterized, as is the Pickup, the Mower and the Weedeater. So we are getting there. I hope that on Wednesday morning we will be all ready to start our trip south.

It is always harder to leave this area than it is anywhere else we spend time, but we have been doing it for 15 years and we will continue doing it as long as we can. We know there are exciting and interesting things ahead of us down the road....AND, we know for sure...we will be back HERE!!!

The new "towable" cover came for my Motorcycle. Here is a picture of it on the Bike. It is superb material and really stretchable.  In this picture, it is setting in the Toy Barn.  It will be stretched down a lot tighter when I get it loaded and cover all the pipes, engine, etc.  It's kinda like "shrink wrap".  I will take another picture when I get it loaded and tied down.
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I was a little dissappointed it didn't cover the front fender and wheel, so they agreed to send me a separate cover for that.  It will be a lot better than nothing on it at all......thats for sure!!!

Thanks for stopping by.  Hopefully, I'll be able to publish Wed morning before we depart.

It was a GREAT WEEK!!!!! We continually Thank our Heavenly Father for what we have.


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Kathy said...

That's a great picture, Mike!
Y'all have safe travels and take care of each other!

All Because Two People Fell In Love said...

You and Pat have a safe trip down to Hutchinson.

Safe Travels,
Rollie & Gina


Might want to give some more thought about Mega 2 riding in the 5ver. Very bouncy & noisy back there & could be traumatic for her all alone. We had a 5ver a few years ago & they are not as quiet & road stable as a motorhome or truck hauling a trailer.
Yep, we can feel your excitement building alright. We'll be out of here in about three & a half weeks. Yahoooooie Louie:))

Jerry and Suzy said...

Mike and Pat (and Ms Mega2), you guys get down here as soon as possible! We need to have hugs from you guys!

Did you ever see Dave and Sandy's cat Bucky in his travel box? Bucky seemed to love traveling in it, and sure never hid under any furniture! Don't know if it would work for Ms Mega2, and the box was awfully big. Maybe there is a smaller version.

Rick and Paulette said...

Looks like you're pretty much set to go - have safe trip. And, take good care of megabyte2, o.k. - I hope she enjoys traveling.

squawmama said...

I can just imagine how sad it is to leave such a wonderful area... but like you said there are wonderful adventures ahead. When will you be heading back to Custer next year? We are hoping to get there around May 1st... and will be staying in Broken Arrow. Have you ever went into Mount Rushmore Shadows RV Park? I was wondering what that is like too... Have a safe trip...

Carol said...

Yup, I would have wanted more of the bike covered too. Gee, it sure doesn't seem that you have been up there that long but shore 'nuf, it has been. Maybe the kitty needs a little tranquie to help her travel? Bet the vet could give you something to make the trip a little easier for her to handle.

We will keep you in our prayers for safe and uneventful travel! :)+

Marilyn Hensley said...

Have a safe trip and we'll see you at North Ranch or Yuma (Gypsy Journal Rally). Especially take care of your baby and hopefully she'll enjoy her ride.

Allan and Jeanne said...

Y'all hve a safe trip. We also have a cat that loves the trailer when it is stationary but does not enjoy riding in the truck.

God bless,
Allan and Jeanne

Ellie and Jim said...

Wishing you safe travels, and a smooth ride for Ms. Megabyte. Enjoy!