Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-17-2013, 11:00 AM   #1
Happy Wonderer
B_Pi's Avatar

1997 25' Safari
Box Elder , South Dakota
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 59
Escape from LA!

We are Bob and Lisa (Wally & Wendy to each other when traveling) and we have a 1997 Safari 25' ("Saffy" is our name for her) purchased in January from my brother who hadn't used her much at all. The plasticoat has been shedding from the top portion and so Saffy could use some polishing one day. Of course there are some other maintenance issues which are needing attention due to age and disuse, but they are being attended to little by little depending on priority - safety, utility, aesthetics. Carpet removal and new flooring will be one of our upgrades one day.
We have been living and working in an eastern suburb of sprawling Los Angeles for decades and have decided to quit. We are in our mid fifties, unencumbered by home ownership (can one really own when property taxes are forever?) or other tethers to this place. We will miss our friends and family but are more excited about our new aimless adventures than staying put.
We have two more local trips planned - Anza Borrego and Carpinteria SB - before our house-less but not homeless adventures begin in February.
We will be heading to New Orleans in a leisurely manner and will be making plans as we go after mid- February. Maybe Flying lessons in Missouri with Frank?
Airstream Forums was of GREAT help when I first was learning about our trailer and how to get her moving - thanks! The wealth of experience here is wonderful and I will be accessing it frequently no-doubt. Maybe even contributing?
From our very few camping trips so-far, we have found an amazingly friendly and welcoming sort of people who we are very happy to be able to associate with. We made more good acquaintances during this year's trips than we have in 6 years in our neighborhood!
See you out there!

Bob (Wally)

B_Pi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2013, 01:27 PM   #2
Rivet Master
crabbey1's Avatar
1976 Argosy 22
Pasadena , California
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 523
Images: 33
Send a message via AIM to crabbey1 Send a message via Skype™ to crabbey1
Welcome from a Pasadena resident!

crabbey1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2013, 03:10 PM   #3
Rivet Master
RM66caravel's Avatar
1966 17' Caravel
Newport , North Carolina
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,286
Welcome and we hope that the adventure is not only fun but never ending! We are still on the someday thing! Our family is still in need of our assistance and will hopefully someday be able to let us travel or we may just have to runaway!
Gotta get busy! Have a great day! Now where did I put those revits?
RM66caravel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2013, 09:15 AM   #4
Rivet Master
Silver Otter's Avatar

1999 30' Excella 1000
Nellysford , Virginia
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 957
Images: 6
Blog Entries: 1
Wally! Wendy! Yay for You! Good friends have a unit like yours and are full-timing in it starting this month. They had it polished at P&S in Ohio, near the Mother Ship at Jackson Center. See you on the road?
Greg and Linda Heuer
'99 Excella 30 w/HAHA - The Silver Otter
'08 Chevy LTZ 2500HD 6.6 DuraMax
TAC VA-18 | WBCCI 1927 - Unit 149 | AIR 53869
Silver Otter is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:38 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.