So it's been awhile since we've had a chance to do an update here as it's been a very busy summer with Bertha. The first trip to Winslow Park in our backyard of Freeport Maine went really well and gave us the confidence to take her on a longer trip (100 miles) to Lake Winnipesaukee NH, where Karin's mother has a house right on the lake. The drive was great & uneventful, and we had another great weekend camping in her with a full house of us & 3 teen daughters. We camped in her…Continue
Posted on August 4, 2015 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments
We want to thank everyone for the input and positive vibes!
After meeting with our mechanic we have decided to move forward and invest in getting Bertha on the road! Looks like with a rebuilt transmission, some new shocks, a couple of tires and some brake work we will have her in time for our first family camping trip in early June. Overall, she is in really good shape considering she is 45 (that may be older in RV years...does anyone know that ratio?).…Continue
Posted on May 3, 2015 at 8:12am — 3 Comments
We were delivered some bad news today. Our beloved Bertha not only needs her transmission rebuilt but also needs new brakes. She came to us for free but now it looks like we need to invest approximately $5,000 in order to get her up and running. We are emotionally invested in Bertha but $5,000 on our salaries is a serious commitment. We are both dreamers and love adventure so we are already leaning toward biting the bullet. In reality we have five more years until all of our children…Continue
Posted on April 27, 2015 at 9:42am — 3 Comments