Monthly Archives: June 2013

Heartland North American Rally Day 1

We hit the ground running this morning…we both needed to be over to the rally hall about 8:30 am.  Me for a Wake Up Work Out class that I was helping with and Michael for RV Safety seminar.   Michael went to a couple of the seminars in the main rally hall – RV Weight … Continue reading »

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Grease Is The Word!

Michael & Bob started work on the tires/hubs/bearings/brakes just after 8:00 am.  First thing they did was hook the truck up to the coach to give that much more stability and support for when they raised the coach up enough to remove the tires. They started with the back door-side tire.  They loosened the lug … Continue reading »

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Bison Ranch Tour & Buffed Counter Tops

We slept later today than we have in quite a while…I got up about 8:00 and Michael about 9:00….boy did that feel good! We had another group outing today.  This one took us to Cook’s Bison Ranch in Wolcottville about a 30 mile drive east through beautiful Amish country.  We made a caravan again and … Continue reading »

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Amish Home Cooking

We were up early again today as we were scheduled to work at check-in/parking from 8:00 – 1:30.  There were a total of 22 rigs scheduled to come in today and by the time we finished our shift (we left about 12:30) we’d only had 3 rigs come in…the first not until 11:00 am.  We … Continue reading »

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Amish Countryside Tour & A Pig Pickin’

Our day started early again today as we met the tour bus at 7:45 am and were on the road headed for our Amish Countryside Tour.  We were quite delighted to find that we had the same bus driver, Randy, as we did yesterday.  Today’s tour was so popular we had 2 buses full of … Continue reading »

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Mor/Ryde, Studebakers, Pedal Cars, Elcars & Military Vehicles!

Today was Tour Day #1 on the Pre-Rally agenda.  We met the bus outside the rally hall at 7:45 am and were on our way at 8:00 am.  We were joined by about 55 of our closest friends to enjoy a day touring Elkhart, Indiana and just a few of the really cool places it … Continue reading »

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Riding Out The Storm

Michael took a ride to MO Trailers this morning to pick up everything he’ll need to repack the bearings while we’re here in Goshen.  Our friend Bob has volunteered to direct Michael in the fine art of repacking the coach bearings. When he got back it was time for our 12:30 – 6:00 shift at … Continue reading »

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Incoming!

This morning several of us got together for breakfast.  We met at Kevin & Nelly’s coach starting at 9:00 am.  We set up chairs outside again and enjoyed visiting with everyone.  Soon there will be so many people here it may be hard to visit with some of these people one-on-one again.  I made a … Continue reading »

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Clean Carpets, Heartland, Lippert & A New Kitty?

We had an appointment to have our carpets cleaned this morning.  Josh, owner of Tyson Carpet Cleaning, and his assistant, Mike, arrived about 11:00 am and were here about an hour and a half.  They cleaned the carpet throughout the coach, put some Scotch-Guard on the carpets and raked them out for $75.  The carpets … Continue reading »

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Nelly Muffins, Wakarusa Dime Store & More Munzee Hunting

This morning Nelly made ‘Nelly muffins’ for everyone that wanted them.  We currently have about 11 rigs here and we had about 15 people or so make it for our 9:00 am breakfast.  We sat outside enjoying the weather and the company of our Heartland family.  We even had the makings for mimosa’s on hand … Continue reading »

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