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We had the pleasure of meeting this family today, as they were just next door to our store, getting their car fixed up. The kids and the adults are so wonderful to talk with! So friendly and caring...we'll be closing the store for a little while tomorrow to go and say goodbye to them again while they're parked up at Walmart.
If anyone's up there tomorrow, take a couple minutes and go and meet these people. Well worth the time. /ubbthreads/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
10-12-2007, 06:25 PM
Inspiring for sure.
10-12-2007, 09:20 PM
I think I'll be buying a book or two tomorrow. Thanks Sara for posting this here. They must have so much patience and their children must be so well behaved to travel so well together.
I wish them all the best.
10-12-2007, 09:57 PM
They were at the shop I work for and I had the pleasure of working on their Car. I bought one of their books too and I must say it worth the 20 bucks that are charging.
10-12-2007, 10:05 PM
That is so cool.. There are sure LIVING there lives.
What an adventure for them..
10-12-2007, 10:16 PM
Very interesting life they are leading. Sounds fun.
10-12-2007, 11:39 PM
How much is the book and where to get it at?
10-12-2007, 11:44 PM
They are going to be at walmart tommorrow selling thier book..
10-12-2007, 11:45 PM
Ok cool, anyone know how much?
10-12-2007, 11:50 PM
Mboy said he bought one for 20 bucks
10-13-2007, 12:14 AM
I would go but I have to work all weekend ..I've always been fascinated by people who do these kind of things.
10-13-2007, 12:19 AM
I wish i had the nerve to do it!!! Put my son in the school of life and away we go
Anyone want to join me /ubbthreads/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin.gif
10-13-2007, 12:28 AM
well...i was heading to wawa but i kept on going!!
10-13-2007, 12:36 AM
Great story. Quire some time back when I worked at a bike dealership I had the pleasure of meeting a guy from Japan who purchased a bike in California and was riding across North America. We hit it off and he ended up staying with me and my girlfriend for for 3 weeks.
Passed this jalopy last nite on Hwy 17 going through Garden River, geez that car is slow - had a line up waaay back, I felt sorry for them cause they were only going about 40-50 kms. I read this story this morning in the newspaper , kudos to them for following their dream!
10-13-2007, 01:11 PM
Ya they were heading to MY Bosses house in Laird. He put them Up for the night.
10-13-2007, 02:14 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Sage</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Passed this jalopy last nite on Hwy 17 going through Garden River, geez that car is slow - had a line up waaay back, I felt sorry for them cause they were only going about 40-50 kms. I read this story this morning in the newspaper , kudos to them for following their dream! </div></div>
I am surprised you went faster then 40
Thats nice. /ubbthreads/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/rofl.gif
10-13-2007, 06:46 PM
yeah - the vehicle only goes 40 kms at max
see them today at Walmart and had the pleasure of meeting the mrs and taking pictures of the truck and helping them along as well /ubbthreads/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
very nice lady - beautiful name when she pronounces it as well. didnt' meet the rest of the family tho. they were off somewhere and tonight i'll be reading about their adventures.
sure made me wistful tho
10-13-2007, 11:50 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: geogett</div><div class="ubbcode-body">yeah - the vehicle only goes 40 kms at max
Is there not laws that state you have to go a minimum speed for safety?
10-14-2007, 02:01 AM
what kind of vehicle is it that they drive?
10-14-2007, 02:22 AM
1928 Graham Paige
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