Diary for Harry and Judy's RV Trip

Day 58-September 1, 2014-Labor Day-SPLAT!


Day 58-September 1, 2014-Labor Day-SPLAT!

Drove 102 miles in 2-1/2 hours.


It was a good idea to stop when we did last night.  It’s a short trip home, we won’t be on any highways with people coming home from the long week-end and we’ll get home with energy left over to start unpacking everything.

Only two more discs to listen to on the audio book, forever after known as the book that doesn’t end, it just went on and on and on.  We did finish it, though, but by then we didn’t care what happened to any of the characters.

Only 60 more miles to go in Williston, FL, when I hear Harry say, Uh! Oh! And then I saw what looked like a huge bowling ball made of feathers hit the rear view mirror on my side and I heard a big SPLAT!  Seems there were three wild turkeys on the side of the road and one decided to take off just as we passed.  Turkey hits truck, truck wins.  We pulled over to access the damage, the rear view mirror is trashed, there’s a dent in the door and glass in the groove of the passenger window and scratches and turkey splat all over the window frame.  Can’t wait to hear what the insurance agent says this year.  But it could have been a lot worse. 

So, after 58 days, 17 states and almost 7,000 miles we continued home to see a big “House For Rent-Cheap” sign on our garage door and a nicer “Welcome Home” sign inside.  Thanks, John and Jackie.  We left the RV hooked up and parked in the driveway.  Now we get to do all that unpacking I mentioned.