|<<R>R>E>4>I>B>I can't believe that the summer is gone and it's time to travel south again. The plan back in May was to return to the Southwest this winter and stay at Lake Havasu but, Sam had a totally unexpected reoccurance of his mast cell tumor and we had to have his ear flap removed. That was a monster charge and so, the travel budget is severly depleted. Now we have plans to travel back down the East Coast and, eventually, wind up in Gulf Shores AL. I spent a week at the KOA there last fall and it's fine...although I prefer to see my sand in a desert. There are two couples from the campground here that winter in the same campground so, I will have people who are willing to haul me to the grocery store when needed. I've got all of the outdoor "things" put away and checked my fluids and tire pressures and I'm just about ready to pack up and get on the road on this coming Friday. I'll be stopping in a couple of places and will post entries from the road.