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Old 05-19-2008, 07:23 AM   #15
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Congratulations Jim and Rod!

Nothing better than a beautiful Airstream out in the driveway. Makes a home complete!!

Happy trails....let us know when you come up Colorado way.

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Old 05-19-2008, 07:44 AM   #16
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Jim and Rod,
Best of Luck with your new addition.. it looks Great!

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Old 05-19-2008, 08:19 AM   #17
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Best of luck to you with the new AS and your future travel. Adventure awaits....I hope you both have a most memorable summer.
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Old 05-19-2008, 09:20 PM   #18
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WooHoo! Yippee! 'bout time! Welcome to the family!

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Old 05-20-2008, 12:08 AM   #19
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Jim and Rod,

Very, very nice!! I know just what you are going through. I still wander outside just to admire the beauty of our Airstream, and I doubt if the attraction will ever fade. You mentioned once before that your homeowner's association frowns on the prominent display of RV's. That's too bad, as yours really compliments your home. I think that an Airstream is the ultimate in 'yard art', and quite appropriate in your setting. It certainly rivals the bronze sculptures I've seen in Santa Fe in terms of aesthetic beauty , but I'm somewhat biased.

I noticed what looks like a Ford F150 in one of your photos. Will that be your tow vehicle? If so, I'm interested in how well it works towing your Airstream. We've beefed up our old suburban to tow ours, but it won't last forever, so I'm starting my research now for a new tow vehicle in a year or two.

Anyway, here's wishing you many enjoyable adventures in your new Airstream!
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Old 05-20-2008, 08:39 AM   #20
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Hey guys looks great!! The house is not too shabby either.

Hope to see you on the road soon! We will definitely see you in ABQ in October.
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Old 05-20-2008, 09:50 AM   #21
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Okay -- but when and where is the first great adventure?

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Old 05-20-2008, 07:07 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by CanoeStream
Okay -- but when and where is the first great adventure?

In the driveway?
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Old 05-20-2008, 07:22 PM   #23
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Really great accessory to your beautiful home! Congratulations.
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:22 AM   #24
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I've been wanting to respond to thank everyone for all of the warm wishes but I've been pretty sick for the last couple of days & haven't spent much time at the computer. I'm feeling a little better so far today - but then again it's early yet!

At least everyone's responses to the thread have made me feel better!

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Old 05-21-2008, 10:30 AM   #25
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Congrats ... long time coming!

Wow! Congratulations ... beautiful AS and beautiful home and setting. Now you can do even more Dutch Oven cooking with even more style! Love the wine!

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Old 05-21-2008, 10:37 AM   #26
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Congradulations - and hope you are feeling better - looking forward to the balloon rally!

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Old 05-21-2008, 11:29 AM   #27
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WOW! How awesome! Congrats on your new Airstream. Hope you're feeling well again soon. You are so going to enjoy La Salsiccia d'Argento!
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:17 PM   #28
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great for both of you!!!! we are really really REALLY looking forward to buying our first Airstream within the year! New to NM and ready-to-roll! My childhood dream! Was your buying experience a pleasurable one?? Good luck and feel better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CIAO!

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