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Wine’d Down 2: bringing home the new camper

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Chattanooga, TN Monday, December 28, 2015 The story begins about a month prior actually, so lets dip back a bit for a quick catch-up. We planned a trip to Gatlinburg, TN with Roberta’s sister and husband. This is the trip that begins a new chapter in my life – Roberta agreed to marry me – ... Read More
 

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Desoto State Park

Desoto State Park Thursday, October 8, 2015 – Sunday, October 11, 2015 Our second camping trip was to Desoto State Park (an Alabama State Park campground). Scooby was REAL excited to get going on this trip! One this trip Wine’d Down’s didn’t fair quite so well… but, I’m getting ahead of myself. First, it almost didn’t happen. Like all states Alabama too has budget issues and ... Read More
 

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Yosemite National Park Turns 125!

Happy 125th birthday, Yosemite National Park! By Katia Hetter, CNN – Source When Yosemite became a national park on October 1, 1890, the National Park Service had not been created. Just 24 years earlier, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Land Grant bill on June 30, 1864, to protect the Mariposa Grove and the Yosemite Valley ... Read More
 

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Our First Trip

Lake Guntersville State Park Friday, August 14, 2015 – Sunday, August 16, 2015 Our first trip was to Lake Guntersville State Park (an Alabama State Park campground). It was Wine’d Down’s first trip out in a while (and first camping trip for us altogether). Lake Guntersville is only 2 hours away, but she handled beautifully all the way. The campground was pretty ... Read More
 

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Bringing the Camper Home

Our first blog begins with our first trip in the new (ok old, but new for us) travel trailer… a 1993 19′ Fleetwood Prowler – ain’t she a beaut?! Well, she didn’t start that way – as you can see when we got her (by the way, she likes to be referred to by her name, “Wine’d ... Read More