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Camping season will start early for us in 2019. In two weeks we are taking the RV to Tennessee, where we will film two product vide os for a company. It will be sort of a working vacation. In March we will head to the RVIA trade show, which will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah for 2019. I have attended this show almost every year since 1997, in Louisville, Kentucky, so it seems a bit odd for it to be held somewhere else, and at a different time of year.

We are sad to announce we lost our little Westie, (Gracie) last month. We got Gracie when she was 6 weeks old and when she died she was 17 years & 3 months old. Gracie loved to go with us on camping trips, to explore new places and meet new friends. She was a great little traveler, logging well over 100,000 miles in the RV. She will be dearly missed, but we feel good knowing she lived a good, long and healthy life while she was here with us. 

We look forward to taking several RV trips this year, but it will be different, and a bit difficult without our little Gracie. 

Enjoy the newsletter, and enjoy the new year. As always, if you have family or friends who like RVs and the RV lifestyle please share with them. 

Happy Camping,

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