Puppies in Paradise part 5

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  1. Mark Saiger
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    -20 degrees below zero at home Aron is working in...

    And we are sweating walking the Fort Myers Beach FL...

    Hard to really wrap my head around these temperature differences!
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    We had a great dinner tonight with Bob and Ann Pruitt @Bob Pruitt

    We were going to go out for a dinner cruise... But the curse of Christine followed me.... The boats steering went out :biggrin:

    But... We were able to see an Alligator in people's back yard due to the Pruitt's knowing where to go...making my wife extremely happy (kind of a bucket list see in the wild thing)

    And still had an amazing evening and dinner at Doc Ford's

    Great evening and good laughs and conversation with friends :)

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    We have left Fort Myers Beach FL...

    New tires on the Mobile Office. Didn't want to take more chances for another blow out.

    In Dunedin and Palm Harbor for 2 weeks just minutes from Clearwater Beach.

    We have our own Swan in the park in the pond. Pretty fun to watch her and other wildlife.

    Great bike trail right out our door.

    Walked and biked a bunch yesterday.

    Trying to kick back a bit here.

    "Christine" on the mind makes it tough :(

    I get up early and answer bunches of messages and work... Sometimes for 5 hours before finally give up.

    Working on my Mikey's Fest PowerPoint.

    We are still shocked at how much work rolling in on the phones as we are doing the scheduling while away.

    We have to get that second van running now! It's going to bust loose.

    My wife says I need to find another used van for now....

    This does suck and ruining any chance of trying to enjoy some down time.

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    Meanwhile back home...
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    Screenshot_2018-02-11-15-21-42.png This is what our beach looks like right now.
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    Today is the last day.

    We winterize the rv (Mobile Office) in the morning to start our 3 day trip home.

    Have been in Destin FL last 4 days...

    It has snowed close to 2 feet at home (crap)

    I get home and see of Christine is possibly fixed (son in law been testing but not cleaning with it. We clean super large starting Thurs with it and other Butler.

    The trip has has adventures.

    Blown tire
    Broken Fat Tire Bike Peddle
    Fighting with local GM dealership to work on Christine
    Schedule and phone at home been busy and only one van and one guy currently

    The Mobile Office is going up for sale now.

    We bought a place in Palm Harbor FL just out of Dunedin and Clearwater Beach FL

    Park model in smaller harder to get into park we have stayed at past few years.

    Just getting a pull behind to tow around for MN camping now.

    Puppies have had most awesome time.

    Wife happy... Except all the carpet cleaners calling at crazy hours... Lol

    Been working on our Mikey's Fest presentation most mornings (between carpet cleaners calling)

    I leave for the airport on Sunday to fly out Monday for St. PETERSBURG FL and Mikey's Fest for another week.

    Would like winter mostly gone when get back but it's fighting a strong battle at home.

    So up and a road warrior early morning

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    Selling your wife? Let me know how that goes. I may have one for sale or trade as well.
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    That should be a nice area to be for your Florida Days. Clearwater Beach is one of the most beautiful in Florida. Sugar white sand and turquoise blue water. Lots of ancient sharks teeth to be found there. Happy for you and praying that the Butler issues are all behind you.
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    RV and travel trailers both seem to have frequent tire problems. I've got these Bluetooth valve stem caps that measure tire pressure so I usually see the pressure drop or climb before they blow. You can set an alert for them on your phone. Works good.
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    Madison Wisconsin tonight.

    Planning to be home tomorrow afternoon

    Saw our first snow in 5 weeks. Puppies playing in it.... But...

    3 feet of fresh snow at home.

    Aron was shoveling paths to places just to get to them to clean today.

    Not looking forward to it Thursday working in it....


    Security cameras show all the snow... Ugh

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    If the new Butler is working as it should then snow for a few days won't be so bad.
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    Wait till the snow melts, think of all the money you will be making then.
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    Just got home from Naples today. Couldn't have better weather than what they've been having.
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    home tonight....

    Got bombarded by grandkids, and the kids....

    Actually have overnights right now here....they missed Grandma and Grandpa....

    We have been running I swear all day and had to hurry when got home.

    I am out cleaning early tomorrow...big jobs....2 vans...and hoping "Christne" will work and not explode and leave some big oil slick in these high enders driveways!

    3 feet of snow here....temps above zero....

    I leave again on Sunday....

    My mom has been in the hospital for weeks with MRSA and more knee replacements....can't even break away to see the parents...

    So much going on...don't even want to tell you about the office or shop ...but I am answering a ton of messages I couldn't do while driving the past 3 days...

    Gonna run like crazy next few days!

    Is this were I say it's good to be home?!?!?
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    when the going gets tuff
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