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    Big John is home!

    After a couple of days in Arizona, we're all back home. Looks like I dodged some nasty weather in the Midwest, though there was that one rain storm. Lots of wind along the way, too. Bruiser ran fine but decided to have some power steering fluid while in Arizona. Will have to look into that.

    Tomorrow is unloading and unpacking. And sleeping in my own bed!

    Thanks to all who offered me food and a bed, and tons of good conversation and giggles. It was great to meet Wayne and I almost was at Darren's long enough to greet the new little one! Jay, as always, was a hoot and I can commence learning how to play stringed instruments one string at a time! But that foot stumpfer, oooh boy, on my bucket list.

    Caught Vaughn coming and going and also Dave and Nancy Laird who put me up twice. Always a good visit. Also visited some personal friends and my brother.

    But it is good to be home. Thanks for coming along.
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    Some say the land of milk and honey; others say the land of fruits and nuts. All together my sort of heaven.

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    Carol Reed

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    Carol, I never get tired of reading about your adventures and goings on. You are a busy lady. Glad you made it home safe and sound.
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    Welcome back. Now you just need to get Big John house trained (steering fluid reference) .
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    Yeah life is good when you get out the box and meet up with others. I am still on a high from only a afternoon away. Would be nice to be able to do it on a permanent basis travelling around. North America is big enough for it.
    cheers

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    Glad you had a safe trip, get some rest!
    Darren

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word boo. Robert Brault

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    glad yu made it hme with all your toys girl.. now after you settle in yu need to give us a shot of big john at work
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    It's good to hear you made it back home safely, Carol!
    Bill Arnold
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    It was great seeing you last week. And the fact that I got to see you twice? Bonus!
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    Glad your back safe. Ity's always good to be back home but then again it's fun to be on the road.
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    Sounds like a lot of fun and a safe, successful outcome, but, I don't see any pics so not sure it really happened.....

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