We left South Carolina Friday afternoon and stopped in Georgia for the night. I wasn’t feeling very well, but I managed. Saturday morning we left Madison, Georgia and headed for Chattanooga, Tennessee. It was rough. Really rough. They say that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger… and, quite frankly, I wasn’t sure which way it was going to go. Thankfully, I survived. And, praise God, I woke up Sunday morning feeling the best I had in weeks. I have a ways to go, but I am definitely headed in the right direction! Hooray!!!
Somewhere between Atlanta and Chattanooga we blew out a trailer tire. Amazingly enough, this was only the second time we’ve been broken down alongside the road. Poor Nick had a heck of a time changing the tire (Note: be sure you have the right jack for changing a travel trailer tire. Yeah.). But, he got us back on the road rather quickly and we were off again.
We are staying at Raccoon Mountain just outside of Chattanooga. Tennessee is beautiful and we are loving it. We are eagerly awaiting the leaves changing colors. What an amazing place to enjoy the beauty of autumn!
I just wanted to thank everyone for keeping me in their prayers. I have been feeling a little better each day. I am moving in the right direction!
Speaking of moving along, we are heading on to Tennessee this afternoon. Ready or not. I’m not really feeling well enough to travel, so wish me luck!
Tennessee, here we come!
Yesterday ended at Baileyton RV Park. Thankfully, our first rv park experience was a great one! The owner was very nice and helpful. The park was scenic, clean, and quiet. There is quite a checklist to go through when you stop and again before you leave. We were a little nervous since it was our first time (there are lots of stories of disaster on rv blogs and forums to warn (aka scare) new people – haha), but Nick got us set up for the night and the back on the road again in the morning without any problems.
We’ve made good progess today. We have been through Knoxville, Nashville, and St. Louis. We are currently headed for Kansas City. We’d like to get past as many of the larger cities between here and Montana as we can before the weekday traffic is back on the road. Driving an 33ft. , 9000+ lb. trailer through city traffic and all its construction is a wee bit stressful. 😉
Happy Mother’s Day! 🙂
Day one of traveling went well. There was some laughter, some frustration, and definitely some learning. We didn’t get on the road until almost 12:30 and then we had to stop a couple of times to make adjustments early on (clearly, we are newbies). The plan was to make a quick stop in Roanoke, VA to pick up some supplies and then head toward Nashville, TN. The quick stop quickly became a long stop, so we have stopped a little short of Knoxville for the night. We are lookibg forward to seeing what tomorrow will bring!