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Grand Design National Rally

Grand Design has been, by far, our biggest customer since taking over Performance Trailer Braking last November and this was our busiest rally to date. Monday we set up our booth in the vendor hall.  It worked out well since the same building was used for the FROG rally and we’d left all of our … Continue reading »

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Whew! The Grandbabies Wore Us Out!

I am SO far behind…bare with me… Tuesday 8/21 we snuck away and saw the movie Alpha….great movie!  Go see it! On Wednesday we had plans to travel to Wisconsin to spend a long weekend with the boys and their families before another rally started on 8/27. Before leaving town we had to drive over … Continue reading »

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FROG Rally

We arrived at the Elkhart County Fairgrounds about 10:30 am Sunday 8/12 after a rigorous 17 mile trip.  We got backed into our full hook up site on Harley Hill and got mostly set up and then had a quick lunch (cheese, sausage, crackers) before heading over to the vendor hall to get registered and … Continue reading »

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KZ Rally

Sunday was the first official day of the KZ rally but most people were still arriving.  They had a Meet & Greet in the evening to start things off. Mid afternoon we were just about to head out the door to hunt down Walter, the rally organizer, and someone knocked on our door.  Guess who?  … Continue reading »

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Shipshe Flea Market, a Birthday Party and Stolen

Tuesday morning we decided to go out for breakfast at the 5 and 20 which is just a mile or so south of the campground.  We ended up with the same waitress we had for dinner a few nights before, Liz.  Liz is a young Amish woman, very friendly.  She even sat down with us … Continue reading »

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A Week in Amish Country

We had a really nice week which allowed us time to visit with friends…new and old. Sunday 7/22 We had a knock on our door and the gentleman on the other side of it introduced himself as ‘Ricky’, someone who followed our blog and also was a Heartland Owner.  His wife was out in the … Continue reading »

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Redwood National Rally

We started our week off with a visit to the Heartland corporate office in Elkhart to meet with Andy W so he could walk through a coach with a floor plan we’re interested in.  There aren’t many out there yet but he had a couple on the factory lot for us to take a look … Continue reading »

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NASCAR Xfinity Race & The Ark Encounter

This past weekend Michael and I drove down to Kentucky to attend the NASCAR Xfinity race in Sparta.  PTB sponsored three races for Spencer Boyd and this was the last of the three.  Our sons, Dan and Zack, went to the first in Chicago and we raffled off the second on in Daytona. The race … Continue reading »

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Friends & Family Rally

We traveled from Mt Horeb, Wisconsin to Elkhart, Indiana (about 280 miles) on Tuesday, July 3rd.  We’re parked at the Elkhart Campground in Elkhart for a week and are here for the Friends and Family rally. Zack and Kelsea followed us down on the 4th and are parked next to us for the long weekend.  … Continue reading »

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Mount Horeb/Verona, WI

Sunday morning, Kelsea was sweet enough to help me key in some inventory counts into Quickbooks and with her help the task got done MUCH faster than if I’d done it alone.  Muah!  Thanks, Kels! That afternoon we all headed over to Dan and Amanda’s for some family time.  The cousins played inside, outside, upstairs, … Continue reading »

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