Thursday, April 30, 2009

I don't know if this link will work, but this is a feel good song that I though you might enjoy. You might have to watch a short commericial but it is worth it is your internet connection is fast enough to view Video.

About 30 hours from now we get to start our great adventure.

Friday, April 17, 2009

I received a request from "Bus Conversion Magazine" today asking me to write a story about purchasing our Bus from my folks as they aged and couldn't drive her any longer. I wrote it up as best I could and sent it in and they liked it and said they will use it either in May or June of this year.

Here is the email I received back from the magazine after I submitted our story:

The pictures look great and I especially love the picture in which you change ownership. You can see the relief and pride in your father's face. The pictures you sent will be fine.
I may need to push you to the June issue, but yours is a story worth sharing and your effort to get me copy and pix so quickly will not be forgotten.
I have given you a one year subscription to our Emag. You will receive a .pdf of the magazine each month. Additionally, when we run your story, I will send you 6 free print copies on the house so you can brag to your friends.
Again, thank you so much for sharing...of your time and your story.
I'll keep you posted.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Preparing for the Trip

We have decided to take a month off from work and take our recently purchased MCI-7 bus conversion on a cross country trip. We will depart May 1, 2009 and head from home in Reno Nevada to our sons home in Corona California.

From there we head to Texas to visit my parents. They are the ones that actually converted the bus from a Greyhound bus into this motorhome (see picture above). My sister and two brothers are still living in Texas and we will visit with them while there. After a couple days of relaxation in Texas we head out to Montgomery Alabama to spend a day with a old buddy of mine from the 1960's Steve Haley.

We will then head to Washington DC to visit the Smithonian and plan to take a couple of days to wander around our Nations Capitol before heading west to Yellowstone National Park.

Once we recover from that leg of the trip we plan to go to one of our other son's home in Longview Washington for a couple days visit and finaly head back to Reno by the end of May.

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Here is our preliminary itinerary:

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