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Jun 10, 2009 - Old Friends

Our friends for many, many years -- Reenie and Harf Overton -- came by last night for drinks and dinner on Ennis Mountain. Harf and Reenie just returned to Elmira last week for three months. They have been full-timing in their motorhome for about 2-1/2 years now. Larry, Reenie and Harf spent their working careers with New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG). He and Larry spent many years as linemen, then they each branched out into areas of management in the late 90s. Reenie became one of the team doing all the brainstorming for NYSEG in...

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May 29, 2009 - We Finally Did It!

We've finally located our fifth wheel camper ..... Lord knows we've searched long enough! We just purchased a gently used 2008 Titanium 34E39RE. We came across a deal we could not refuse, and we'll bring it home the end of June. Our original plan was not to purchase an RV until the house is sold, but we just couldn't pass on this deal! Check out the photos I've included here. It certainly will be a comfy home for us once the house is sold. Meanwhile, we'll enjoy it whenever we can, and try to learn all the nuances of camping in luxury!

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May 28, 2009 - Best Laid Plans.. Can Change!

Welcome to our trip journal! As our plan to become "snowbirds" or "full-timers" evolves, we'll be traveling throughout the U.S. checking out our options. We began retirement in 2002 with a move back to our roots -- near our family and friends -- in Cayuta, N.Y. We built a cozy log home next to the pond on a portion of the 74+ acres we've owned since Larry bought his grandfather's farm back in the late-1960s. Since 2002 we've enjoyed our log home immensely, but it has become secondary to our love of travel -- so we've decided to "sell the...

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