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nedmtnman
post Apr 20 2014, 05:47 AM
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I know I have never been real active on this forum but it has helped me so much over the years. There is nothing better than people sharing their experience on a topic.
You guys have kept out of a lot of trouble. I am now 73 years old and for the last 11 years my home has had wheels in my 2003 343L E. It has been a great and I mean great RV. We have pulled it over 55,000 miles in the last 11 years so that will take a toll. Last year I was diagnosed with prostate cancer and we are doing ok with that as I have a good oncologist. I have some other medical things going on with legs and walking and in our travels hiking was a major joy. Mj, my wife has knee problems and we are at the point of we have been in 47 of the lower 48 states and seen and done it full timing. We have wintered in Rockport Texas the last 5 or 6 years and made some really great friends that are fellow Winter Texans and that is what we will really miss. RV folks are the best!

So with that said we are in the process of buying a sticks and bricks house and hoping we have found where we want to be when we grow up. I will keep checking the forum and if there is something I can contribute to that will help someone.

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post Apr 20 2014, 08:31 AM
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I'm sorry to hear that you feel you must give up the RV'ing but am glad to hear you will continue to be with us here to give advice to anyone that could benefit from your experience. I will pray for your health and look forward to seeing your input here.
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post Apr 20 2014, 11:30 AM
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I, too, am sorry to hear that health issues are taking you and MJ off the road. Best of luck to you both on that front, Friends.

That said, I am so glad you have decided not to leave the forums. Many here can benefit from your experience and knowledge.



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post Apr 20 2014, 02:01 PM
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Best wishes to you.
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post Apr 20 2014, 06:29 PM
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What we want to be when we grow up. That's funny.

Sorry to hear you have to hang up the spurs. From one who lives here, we're glad to have had you in the Republic of Texas. Hope you got your fill of BBQ and Tex-Mex. smile.gif

I'd be interested in knowing which was the only state you didn't get to be in?
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post Apr 21 2014, 03:41 AM
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QUOTE(RLM @ Apr 20 2014, 05:29 PM) *

What we want to be when we grow up. That's funny.

Sorry to hear you have to hang up the spurs. From one who lives here, we're glad to have had you in the Republic of Texas. Hope you got your fill of BBQ and Tex-Mex. smile.gif

I'd be interested in knowing which was the only state you didn't get to be in?



Before we found out about Teddy Roosevelt State Park in ND we asked what there was up there to see. We usually got a long pause with followed by "well, there's Fargo." We were close to ND and Teddy Roosevelt. Always thought when we got back up that way we would go.


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post Apr 21 2014, 09:23 AM
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Sorry to hear about the diagnosis. I wish you strength and a speedy recovery followed by many more years of high quality life!

Is your username a reference to Nederland, Co? If so, I have a small piece of property south in Gilpin County near Golden Gate State Park. It's beautiful up there!
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post Apr 22 2014, 05:17 AM
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QUOTE(Andy R @ Apr 21 2014, 08:23 AM) *

Sorry to hear about the diagnosis. I wish you strength and a speedy recovery followed by many more years of high quality life!

Is your username a reference to Nederland, Co? If so, I have a small piece of property south in Gilpin County near Golden Gate State Park. It's beautiful up there!


Yup, I lived in Gilpin County off S. Beaver Creek Rd. for 13 years. Loved it there. That is where we were when we started full timing. Golden Gate is a great place to camp.


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post Apr 22 2014, 07:10 AM
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Good luck with all the medical issues. FWIW, I'm 52 and had my prostate removed 3 years ago due to cancer.


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