Hey gang, got a small scheduling problem with the park. There will be another group in the clubhouse tonigh from 5-6:30. We should be able to get back in by 7pm in time for our desert social. So if you walk in and don't see anyone that you recognize, you're too early. :B
Don't know how strick they are, but based on how many empty spots are here now, I would doubt they would be watching you and the clock at the same time. Ask when you get here though just to be safe.
Thanks for giving the coffee pot to Bigdog, but we should be good with just one. The park has a really big one we could use, but with 11 rigs, I don't think we'll need that much cofee. :B
Gonna miss you guys AGAIN this year. Hopefully we'll see you next time.
And the rest of you guys, drive safe. Today's forecast says rain and 65. it ain't raining yet (actually the sun is out) and it's already 59. :C Not bad.
:E :E :E MISSING :E :E :E
One 40-cup coffee maker.
If you know what happened to the coffee maker that we had at last year's rally, please let me know. If you happen to have it, please bring it with you.
Hey gang, the rally is almost here. YIPEE!!! :C
So, have you packed your silent auction item in your rig?
And how about the ingredients for your potluck dish for Saturday dinner? There are about 25 people coming, so plan accordingly. You don't need to bring enough to feed everyone, just enough for the type of dish you signed up for split amongst the other that signed up for the same thing. And if that's to complicated to figure out, just bring lots and it will get eaten I'm sure. :B
And don't forget the "heavy appetizers" for Friday night or your desert for Thursday night.
The weather forecast has a 20-30% chance of showers and temps in the mid 60's from Thursday-Sunday, but we all know how good the forecasters are aroundhere. :R At least it doesn't look like it will get near 100 like it did last time we were at this park.
Laura and I are heading down on Wednesday. If anyone would like to come early and join us, please do.
See you all real soon! :C
Sounds like great kite flying weather, but awnings don't make for a good kite and they're way more expensive to replace. :E
Weather.com's forecase has it cooling down next Sunday and high's just below 70 through Wednesday, but nothing after that yet. We'll just have to wait and see what Mother Nature brings to the rally this year. :C Other than that one year in Clarkston, I don't remember getting rained on at any of our rallies, so that could be a good sign.
Time for more Rally Talk.
This is going to be Laura and I's last rally as wagon masters (at least for awhile), so we are hoping someone will step up and take over for us. We'll pass along all of the supplies and whatever funds we have left over, and we'll offer whatever help and support we can. So be thinking about it over the next couple of weeks and we can talk more at the rally.
This year is a prime example of why we won't be able to be wagon masters next year. My new company is putting me on a project that will involve some 5 day work weeks instead of the usual 4 day work weeks, and I couldn't get the time off for the rally. I will probably end up taking Laura and the trailer down to the park this next Friday or Saturday and Laura will have to pick me up from the Portland airport late on Fridays. We'll come home on Memorial Day weekend, in time for me to fly out again on Monday. I will be at the rally for a whopping 36 hours (maybe) while Laura will be at the park for 2 weeks. So if anyone else would like to come early or leave late, I'm sure Laura would love the company. :B
See y'all in 2 weeks! :C
Time for more Rally Talk
Did I hear someone say BINGO?
Yep, we're doing bingo on Friday night at 6:30.
We have planned 6 games, 5 regular and 1 blackout.
Cost is $1 per sheet for the regular games and $2 per sheet for blackout.
Each sheet has 4 "cards" on it.
So if you want to play 1 sheet for all 6 games, it will cost you $7.
But you can play more than one sheet per gave if you'd like too.
Pam, Mrs Fishinghat, has been out collecting the bingo prizes, and from what I hear, she has some good ones, so come prepared to have fun and win some great prizes!
OORRR - does it have ANYTHING to do with AGE or 4 WHEELING?!?I'll bet it's both. Bob thinks he's like a spring chicken, but his body is like a 286 computer...OLD! :B
Sorry to hear you're all beat up, but glad to hear that Sue can drive the MH for you and you have friends that can help you get out of town. Take it easy on the way home and keep us posted on your diagnosis.
Time for more Rally Talk
Y'all have your silent auction item picked out and wrapped?
To help offset some of the expenses involved in putting on the rally, we ask that each rig bring an item for the Silent Auction. Don't spend more than $15, unless you really want to spend more on the item. Bring it wrapped so we can't tell what it is. And please, NO "White elephant" items. We have had some really great items at past rallies
And don't forget to put it in your rig so you don't leave it at home.
Okay folks, time for some Rally Talk.
Saturday night dinner...
Y'all know we're bringing the ham, right?
With 10 other rigs signed up (besides us) signed up, we figured we could split things up like this...
3 rigs bring a salad (greens, jello, etc)
4 rigs bring a main dish (potatoes, baked beans, etc)
3 rigs bring a veggie
(Desserts will be whatever is left over from Thursday night.)
There are (supposedly) 2 stoves/ovens in the clubhouse we can use, if that helps anyone.
Let me know what you'd like to bring and I'll add it to post #1 in this thread.
More Rally Talk posts to come, so keep watching. :C
Hey gan, I'd like everyone to welcom Loyd to this year's rally. He'll be joing us with his 2 little yorkies for the weekend in space #4.
Welcom Loyd. :C
On the flip side, it looks like Tom & Pat won't be joining us this year. They're taking a road trip back east, but might make it back in time for a quick stop to say hello.c
And for all of you undecided, I'll need your deposit by next Saturday to gaurantee you a spot with the rest of the group, but you're free to make reservations up to the last minute. The park won't be able to gaurantee you a spot with the rest of the group though if you wait that long, but you'll still be able to hang out with everyone and have loads of fun (as always). :B
Glad to hear you will make the rally. It will be good to see everyone again, including you guys. :B
Wow, only $1800? Must have been out in the boonies. That mileage charge is a whopper sometimes. And just think, you could have taken you MH in for a LOF for that price. :B I hope you have a safe trip north, as wellas the rest of you guys down south. We may be leaving right behind you if I need to be flying out Sunday night. Won't know for awhile though.
Be careful doing that LOF yourself. Make sure all the bolts are tight and everything is back where it is supposed to be. I'd hate to hear about a MH fire 'cuz some bozo forget to put an oil filter back on. :R