Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Re-birth...

We've started a new year,... a re-birth.


And here at home I've been enjoying a re-birth of a different kind. On Columbus Day this past fall I lost my beloved camper in a freak accident on the interstate. No serious injuries, but both the tow vehicle and the camper were totalled.


December 28th I brought my new 2010 Rockwood camper home. It's the same floor plan and interior colors but overall it's nicer with more options.


For those who enjoy camping you will know what you are looking at... a full size frige! All the more room for ice cream!


The sofa-bed is much more comfy. This view shows the slideout in the "in" postion. After towing home on snowy roads I didn't want to abuse the mechanism which was covered with frozen slush.

I even bought a new rug and towels that match.


Now all I have to do is wait for spring. First camping trip will be Memorial Day weekend. Until then I'll just look at her and wish...



21 comments:

Char said...

that looks sweet! congrats

Robynn's Ravings said...

Wow Cedar! First of all, did I miss that this happened?? I'm so sorry!! How frightening.

But so glad you have a new "baby" and boy is she beautiful. Absolutely terrific. Can't wait for you to get underway. Ours is a 95 Nash and has served us well through two kids but it won't fit all of us anymore and TWM sleeps in the Expedition now. Roughin' it, you know. 14-yr-old boys are good at that. There was no way he was going in the bunk over me and Bo. I'd like to be thinner but not THAT way!

Congrats and nice to see you. :) (My stomach is gurgling. Gotta go. Wouldn't this be a great new slogan for colonoscopies? "Reign Supreme on your own throne with Movi-Prep!"

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Cedar, She's gorgeous. I'm so sorry to hear about your accident. Glad YOU are okay though. I'm sure that you were very upset when you lost your other one on Columbus Day. If you blogged about it, I must have missed it... SO---I didn't know. I'm so sorry...

HOWEVER the new one is gorgeous. Looks like I could spend all spring/summer/fall in there. Beautiful!!!! Can't wait to hear more about your upcoming camping trips.

Hugs,
Betsy

diana said...

Yay! I get to be the first to say congratulations!!! She is beautiful!!!

Dog Trot Farm said...

Oh Ceder how exciting. I bet your planning adventures as I type. "Home Sweet Home on wheels.Keep the log on the fire, but do dream of spring adventures to come!

NCmountainwoman said...

Wow! Now that's traveling in style. What a great way to start the new decade of camping.

Wayfaring Wanderer said...

That's not camping, that's glamping :D I hope that one day we will be camping in style like that!!

With a rig like that I don't think we'd wait until spring!! haha

Cedar ... said...

Wayfaring,... been camping in tents and popups,... yup, "movin' on up!" Still have to wait for spring though, -- too much snow and ice here in the north country.

Shelley said...

I missed your accident too! Glad you are okay! Love your new camper! I've always wanted one to go exploring. Yours is layed out so nicely!

montucky said...

I'm sure glad the accident wasn't more serious! The new camper is gorgeous and I hope you'll enjoy it to the fullest!

smallpines said...

Coming from a camper person ... that thing is gorgeous! Really nice! I'm glad this all worked out so nicely and it all got taken care of. Rendezvous at Kushqua! I'll bring my canoe! =)

Cedar ... said...

Small Pines.... that's a deal! I have a favorite site on Kushqua, will get back to you on that. We'll meet you there.

Genny said...

I LOVE your camper. I saw one on the highway that was like a little delivery truck all rolled into one. I think I'd be afraid to go camping on my own (I'm a chicken) and have never towed anything. To me "camping" is staying at the Holiday Inn. ;-) But seeing your camper makes me WANT to try camping.

Libby Murphy said...

Oh how fabulous. Looks like a sweet home away from home and I know you must be looking foward to some new adventures. I'm just thankful no one was hurt in the accident.
Happy Twirls

Joanne said...

Beautiful accommodations in your camper! Very cozy, you have a pleasant Spring to look forward to this cold winter!

Carolyn said...

Cedar, sorry about your accident but wow, what a nice replacement. I still do the tent thing however it is from the back of a car so there is no shortage of iderdown comforters, pillows and foamies to make a comfy nest! My dream is to have/find an VW camper which doubles as an affordable vehicle
on gas and is a great home on wheels....some day!
Smiles and blessings and warm thoughts for an early spring!

Jenny said...

That looks like a sweet place to stay. So lucky that you escaped any injury with that accident. I'm your newest follower.

Cedar ... said...

Thank you all for your kind words. I didn't post anything about the accident because I was so sad about it. I'd worked so hard to upgrade to the first one and then I lost it. But onward and upward and forever forward we go! Thanks again!

Nina P. said...

Oh what a beauty she is!! Sure beats the tent camping I still do... Hmmmmm you've given me fuel for my thoughts.... (smiles) Enjoy her this winter while she's in dry dock. You'll be sailing the trails with her soon. Until then, Sweet Camping Dreams! Love and light, Nina P

DayPhoto said...

YEAH FOR YOU!!!!! And like you in your lastest post...I"M ready for spring.

Sigh

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

girlfromtexas.wordpress.com said...

So jealous! I'll be looking forward to updates from the road!