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Outfitting – Does Clark get Christmas presents, too?

Having just bought Clark, there’s a lot of outfitting to be done.  We learned some important lessons on our test runs this fall.  It’s amazing the stuff you realize you don’t have when you’re on the road.. We’d made a

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Road Trip Relief – Radio Classics

When we bought our Ford Flex, we decided that the kids were old enough to no longer need a dvd player. We were thrilled, however, to find that the Flex is equipped with satellite radio. The true joy, however, came in the form of channel 82 – Radio Classics. We love listening to the old-time radio shows.

Our Trial Run – Part Three (I know, I’m getting sick of it too!)

Our Northern Minnesota road trip continues with the breakdown of our rented travel trailer. Luckily, our Ford Flex (and a man with a wrench) came to the rescue!

Our Trial Run – Part Two

By 5:30pm we were on the road to our First-Ever Family Camping Trip in a Rental Trailer. The problem is, we were on the wrong road.

A Road Tripping Trial Run

It was supposed to be a trial run. We had our new vehicle, but because of our limited towing capacity, we were limited in the size of the vehicle we could tow. We found a rare weekend when there was nothing on our summer schedule and rented a travel trailer that looked to be just the right size. At least it appeared to be the right size when looking at the 1”x3” floorplan viewed on the rental company’s website.