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dodgecitykitty
Well, yesterday was a travel day; today was a WAITING day!
We got in touch with a local mechanic yesterday; drove there today at 11 a.m. The 7 tires we needed were supposed to be in store by 11. The tire for my car was there and was put on in about 1/2 hour. The others were not there, so we drove to the nearby Denny's and had a late breakfast/early lunch. Then we drove to the quaint old nearby town of Madison, FL. Drove it's streets and looked at it's lovely old houses. Bought a St. Patrick's Day card for our grandson. Went to the Post Office and mailed that and a few other things.
Rode back to the mechanics to find that the tires were just arriving; it's now 1:30.

Then we sat in the office and read our respective books for the next 3 and 1/2 hours! It took the one man working on our r.v. to change the tires! It's a good thing that the book I had to read was Les Miserables! Since the mechanic was a Firestone place in name only, we did not get the benefit of the fact that the tires were still under warrenty. Moral of the story: always find a registered dealer! A registered dealer would have had a bay to put our r.v. up on and 4 men could have worked on it at once!
So, we told the next camp that we would be a day late and only drove a third of the distance we meant to go today. Tomorrow, we'll make up the rest and hopefully have a canoeing day to enjoy. It's a little bit cooler here now as we're further North.
(Just for the record, I was patient until the last hour, then my patience floated away).

The place we stayed last night was a Yogi Bear/ Jellystone Park. One of Yogi's trains was also sitting at the mechanics....

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The water slide is still being built......
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Should be great when it's done!
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Yogi.....
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and friends....
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Cute, huh!

While driving today, we also passed two buses that seemed to be transporting the Harlem Globetrotters, who are currently appearing around FL!

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