Alas, we won't be going to Indianapolis at the end of August.
I really didn't care about the FMCA (Family Motor Coach Assn) national gathering at the State Fairgrounds, but it was a way to go back "home" to Indiana. I was hoping we would be able to get up to Chicagoland, do the city and see the grandkids.
Not this summer.
Jim somehow did some damage to his right arm/shoulder. The MD thought it was a torn rotator cuff; the physical therapist thinks it is a "pinched nerve." Whatever it is, he is undergoing PT and is slowly recovering, but not enough to be able get the work done on our motorhome before we dispatch on another vacation.
So, we're taking it easy, concentrating on his getting better. Once that happens, he'll finish replacing the flooring, get the roof redone, and have someone fix a couple of the other nagging relatively minor problems we have in the electrical system.
We also have stuff to do here at home...like replacing our bedroom carpeting, getting plantation shutters for our BR windows, and replacing the countertop in our bathroom.
In the meantime, I think we'll just continue to enjoy the sun and the swim/spa--and Jim's family! Marshall, Theresa, and their kids are returning to Jacksonville next week after having spent a couple of years in Japan. Theresa (career Navy) has been transferred to the Jacksonville Naval Station. Although they probably will not move real close to us, they will be nearby, and that will be nice. We'll get to "know" them again before we take off--and we will take off on another trip once Jim is healed. Where to? Depends on the season and the weather.
We know we want to do some traveling within Florida yet. We'd also like to go up to the Carolinas, Georgia, and maybe even Tennessee. Or, perhaps we'll go down to the southern part of Texas when it gets cold here in north Florida. Time will tell.
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