Hello all! Happy to have found you. We are the Wilkie's from northwest Michigan. We just bought a youngish Shasta fifth wheel -1996. I know that's kind of a youngster here, but that's what we found. It's replacing our 19 ft. Funfinder. More room for the three dogs and maybe the two cats. We traveled the country back in 1990 in a fifth wheel for eleven months and never regretted selling the house to do it. Took along our two dogs and two cats back then. I loved the lack of an itinerary and stuff. It helped to have 75 cent diesel fuel. But reality struck and we came back and started the grind over again. We will go full time again. Need to liquidate a lot of stuff, as do most people. We know the full time life and are anxiously looking forward to it. You only have now, no promise of a tomorrow. Don't waste your moments.

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Yes? I figured. I think you get a lot of rain there which translates to some pretty cloudy skies which makes me feel sleepy and kind of depressed. Our winter this year was like that because Lake Michigan 20 miles to iur west didn't freeze and kept sending moisture into the air. Caffeine would definitely help but I only drink it in the am to avoid laying in my bed staring at the ceiling. We grind our beans but have an Eight O'Clock coffee budget so we buy that from Amazon in 6 -11oz. Bag quantities. We used to call California "La La Land" here in Michigan. It was also known by another name not quite p.c. Nowadays.




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