Travels with Pickles

The “PERFECT” but alas, non-existent ONE

Dave and I keep looking, and he keeps wandering into random fifth wheels every time we look.  As frustrating as that can be sometimes, especially when we’ve narrowed down the list yet again, it is also great because we learn…

Meet Lana: “There’s no Hitch in her Giddy-Up”

  FINALLY my lazy parents did something about having no wheels with which to transport me in the style in which I’ve become accustomed.  They left here yesterday morning early and came home after dark with Lana.  Now mind you,…

Our CarMax Experience

  CarMax had a beautiful 2012 Dodge Ram 3500HD Laramie Longhorn that on paper meet our towing needs and at a price we were comfortable paying.  Earlier that morning, Dave had applied for and was rejected for a car loan. …

James Decides to Retire Early

  James, the faithful Range Rover of my youth, decided that his service to the family was over a week ago.  He just gave up the ghost, didn’t let me have one final swan song ride.  Instead, he gave up…

Heartland Big Country 3900FLP Impressions

  Saturday morning arrived and I was all set for a day of football and family time but much to my displeasure Mom and Dad disappeared again for the vast majority of the day. When they finally stumbled in the…

Another Sunday, Another RV Show

Sunday dawned and we decided to go to the RV show at the stadium to see if there were any models we liked in comparison to the Heartland Big Country 3900FLP*.  We ignored the toy haulers knowing their layouts didn’t…

Wherein Mum and Dad change their minds

Have you ever thought to yourself, “My parents are just flat out crazy?”  If you haven’t you’re lucky, mine are and I certainly thought so when they proclaimed “We’ve found the motorhome!”  They were flat out crazy, sure it would…