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Cedar, Leelanau County, Michigan (near Traverse City), United States
I am a 76 year old (born 7/4/1937) retired Public Radio Engineer from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Happily married to the love of my life, Teddy (nee Teddy Schlueter). Teddy is a retired Medical Records Clerk from Theda Clark Hospital in Neenah, Wisconsin. Two children, Michael and Lon. Lon passed away in 1994. Michael is married to his wonderful wife, Toni and lives in Appleton, Wisconsin. For photos click on link below or visit our photo site http://www.flickr.com/photos/igboo NOTE: Click on photos for full-size images.

Saturday, July 15, 2006

New Bird

There’s a new bird in town! While we were waiting for the parts to repair our 5th Avenue trailer, Appleton Camping made us an offer that we could not refuse and we ended up trading it in for a brand new 2006 Cardinal model 34TS fifth wheel. We left Appleton on our first trip with our new home on Tuesday July 11 and headed for the Whispering Pines summer reunion in Xenia, Ohio. On the way we stopped for two nights in South Bend, Indiana and visited our friends Lee & Luella Chizum. They live only about 15 miles from Forest River Inc. where the Cardinal is made so on Wednesday afternoon we drove over for a factory tour. We had an over two hour personal tour with a factory rep. and were very impressed with the quality of construction.
Wednesday evening we visited with friends Huston & Carolyn Mitchell who also live in South Bend and then bright and early Thursday morning we continued on to the reunion in Xenia, Ohio. We love our new “bird” and, knock on wood, have had no problems

1 comment:

Kit said...

Love your new trailer, Larry & Teddy! It sounds wonderful! Enjoy!
Also loved the moth picture! I've never seen one before - I have several pictures of the Hawk (or Hummingbird) Moth that we have here - they are neat - and also colorful. Anyway - cool looking moth!