God bless my family at being good at spontenaity- from texting my cousin at 10:30pm, we ended up having an 8:30am breakfast with her, her hubby, her 2 brothers, and my aunt and uncle. It was a perfect start to the idea of a fluid life that fulltiming is supposed to be (though, we still beat feet to make it to Jacksonville tonight).
Breakfast was wonderful- from the food to the company. I hitched up, adjusted my TrailAir Pinbox, and we tackled a u-turn on a large but still not large enough cul de sac. It went well- fortunately no viral Youtube fodder (especially as my cousin was recording!).
The rest of the day was a typical travel day- lunch at a rest stop and dinner at a Subway in a truck stop. Highlights were stopping at South Of The Border's truckstop- that's still one of the most disgusting stores... ever. And, we weighed the truck and camper at the dinner truckstop.
Some pictures from today..
First, breakfast with my family:
Next up, our accommodations for the night:
Next, my stupid doors like to take up collections of hair:
I found a leftover little footprint as Logan was climbing on things the day before:
As I mentioned, we weighed the truck and camper at dinner. For those interested- here are the numbers:
I pumped up my TrailAir pin box with a bike pump. Nothing like lifting 2,600 lbs. with a hand pump:
We said our goodbyes and then we were off. Mandie napped first and drove later while I zonked out at the same time as the kids.
We stopped at South Of The Border for fuel (7-15 cents more expensive here than everywhere else). And, you haven't lived until you've seen the horror that is Pedro's Truck Stop.
And Mandie got us all a little candy treat. The boy enjoyed his M&Ms:
Disney's Fort Wilderness tomorrow!