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A number of us in the RV Forum also belong to the Family Motor Coach Association.  Who else plans to attend the January 11-15, 2012 FMCA rally at Indio CA?

Jerry and Ardra have signed up.

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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2011, 01:12:51 PM »
Ray and Liza will be attending.  We won't be camping at the fairgrounds. 

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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2011, 01:26:34 PM »
Betty and Terry Brewer have signed up and will stay in holding area on  blacktop right by Dr. Carreon Drive.  A day or  2 early.  They have 15 to 20 amp flaky power.
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2011, 01:26:46 PM »
Liza - Where you camp doesn't matter as long as you know where to find us at happy hour!  ;) ::) :P ;D

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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2011, 01:57:56 PM »
Mike and Wendy will be there (Gordon, too), parked in the handicap area. We're booked at Bolsa Chica thru 1/9 but should be at Indio on the 10th.
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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2011, 03:35:43 PM »
Ken & Sheila are signed up. Will probably arrive 2 days early (holding area).
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« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2011, 03:59:18 PM »
Bob & Estelle are attending with four legged family and will be parked in the handicapped area. We will probably arrive in the holding area on the 9th.
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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2011, 04:03:46 PM »
Rolf & Shirley are planning to attend.  We're probably going to use the same strategy for getting that choice site we got two years ago, i.e., show up on the first day and hope for the best!
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« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2011, 04:35:39 PM »
Bob & Estelle are attending with four legged family and will be parked in the handicapped area. We will probably arrive in the holding area on the 9th.

You don't have to wait in the holding area, you can straight in to the handicapped area when you arrive. When you get there early, you get to laugh at the other people trying to park :)
 
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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2011, 05:55:11 PM »
Thanks Wendy! What day do you expect to arrive?

I'm a newby when it comes to FMCA activities. in '96, I joined the Chapter in Abq, but our one rally with them in '96 it was mostly MOFs.::)  Forum framily became my home. ;D
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« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2011, 06:11:10 PM »
We're going to be there on the 10th. It's 130 miles from Bolsa Chica. Maybe we can meet up somewhere and go in together?
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« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2011, 06:54:22 PM »
It sounds good to us! We may be coming from Alamo Lake
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« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2011, 09:36:46 PM »
Bernie and Marlene haven't signed up yet, but will shortly. Arriving on Sunday or Monday, 1/8 or 1/9/ parking in handicapped. Probably at Lake Cahuilla County Park about 5 miles away for a couple of days beforehand. The Palm Springs Kennel Club will be at the Polo Grounds leading up to and including that weekend.
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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2011, 06:46:43 PM »
Robert and Carol Penn will be there, but not camping on site.
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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2011, 11:18:33 PM »
Sue says I will be batching it at Indio again this year.

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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2011, 04:46:19 PM »
I was talking to my bride about this one yesterday, but we haven't signed up just yet. This would be our first ever rally/event in the MH. She's not sure she can deal with dry camping yet. She has a love affair with water.  ::)
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« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2011, 04:30:25 PM »
Mark, you're only there for a few days so it's not a big deal as long as you are careful with the water.  Tell Kathy we have a lot a fun and to bring a red hat or make up a red concoction to wear to the Red Hat tea.  Also we have a good time at happy hour and it's a wonderful way to get acquainted with some of the RV Forum folk.  Oh yes, you'll also learn a lot at the seminars, find lots of good "stuff" to buy, and enjoy good evening entertainment.

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« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2011, 05:47:35 PM »
Is this something where a lot of people use generators? For my wife the whole point of getting a Class A is to HAVE all the comforts and not have to be conservation minded. She did learn how to shower Navy style though so maybe she could pull it off.  ;)
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« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2011, 06:18:37 PM »
There are sections with electric hookups (mostly weak but ok so long as you don't need your A/C), there's a section for generators 24/7, there's a section for generators 7am-11 pm, and there's a section for no generators at all. So you can take your pick. As for conserving water, anyone can do it for 4 days, well, anyone except my sister :)
 
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« Reply #19 on: November 17, 2011, 06:29:14 PM »
There are several different areas and you decide which one you want to be in when you register.  One is without electricity and with generator usage.  One is with 30-amp and no generator (unless the electric doesn't work in which all bets are off  ;) ) and the handicap area with electric (some people need 24/7 electric for medical equipment).  We signed up for the electricity area.  We go in with full water and propane and empty black and gray tanks.  Sometimes a "honey wagon" will come through and pump out tanks for a fee.  At FMCA there may be a card in your welcome bag and you sign up for the honey wagon.  At places like Quartzsite the pumper truck roams around the different camping areas and you flag him down.  Of course you still have to conserve fresh water 'cause it isn't easy to pull out your space to go get water!

The reason I made the comment about the 30 amp possibly not working is they have big pedestals and run electric cables out along a row of coaches.  If everyone tries to use their A/Cs and microwaves at the same time, then the 30 amp might not be adequate.  It really depends on the venue.  We've been in places where it works quite well and others where it goes up and down a lot.  It's always a good idea to have some kind of voltage sensor to alert you audibly to power fluctuations.  If it happens a lot, we sometimes unplug from the electric source.  This can happen even in campgrounds, not just at rallies.

Yes, most of us have RVs because we want the comforts of home.  Trust me, we don't do without just because we're at a rally!  ;D  You just adapt some by, for example, using paper plates so you don't need to wash dishes as much.  Even our fancy toilet with a circuit board can be adjusted to use more or less water!

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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #20 on: November 17, 2011, 07:08:10 PM »
Thank you, I'll do some talking now.  8)
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« Reply #21 on: November 18, 2011, 01:51:38 AM »
Chris &  Mimi signed today up for the handicap area.
Wendy probably can organize that the handicappers go in together so that we have our own framicap site.

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« Reply #22 on: November 18, 2011, 09:30:45 AM »
Bob & Estelle are signed up for the electric-handicap area and are looking forward to being with Wendy, Mike, Chris & Mimi in a framily group.
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« Reply #23 on: November 18, 2011, 10:13:18 AM »
Chris &  Mimi signed today up

Hooorayyyyyyy  Great news Chris and Mimi.  Really looking forward to seeing you!

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« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2011, 10:23:48 AM »
Bob & Estelle are signed up for the electric-handicap area and are looking forward to being with Wendy, Mike, Chris & Mimi in a framily group.

It sounds like a great frally inside a great rally coming up. We be signed up for handicapped also. Since we have a good crowd coming in for handicapped, maybe we can meet and caravan in together so that we are parked together. Then we can take the shuttle out to the outfield to visit Terry & Betty :-* . By the way Bob, electric isn't signed up for until you are parked, so it helps to get there early to assure electric, but I think most handicapped spaces have electric available.
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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #25 on: November 18, 2011, 10:36:01 AM »
The folks signed up for handicapped parking at the rally should look out for Chris and Mimi's new rally transport. Chris said he didn't want Mimi pushing him around in a wheelchair.

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« Reply #26 on: November 18, 2011, 11:12:20 AM »
The folks signed up for handicapped parking at the rally should look out for Chris and Mimi's new rally transport. Chris said he didn't want Mimi pushing him around in a wheelchair.

Maybe you could post the picture, Tom? The link is FORBIDDEN to the rest of us :)  And we need to know what to look for so we can get out of his way !!
 
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« Reply #27 on: November 18, 2011, 11:25:59 AM »
Strange Wendy, because I have no special access. Here's a link to a Wiki with similar photos.
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« Reply #28 on: November 18, 2011, 11:32:41 AM »
Bernie, the FMCA office person noted on my registration that I wanted elec when I told her that was what I needed and why. Yes, I think we should meet and go in early.
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« Reply #29 on: November 18, 2011, 11:47:44 AM »
By the way Bob, electric isn't signed up for until you are parked, so it helps to get there early to assure electric, but I think most handicapped spaces have electric available.

Not so Bernie. Remember the year we were parked on the grass across from you with no electric? We had not asked ahead of time for electric and when we got there, early, we were told that the handicapped electric sites were all gone, that they had been spoken for when people registered. Since then, we have asked for electric handicapped when we register and they have marked us down for that.
 
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« Reply #30 on: November 18, 2011, 02:18:12 PM »
I've always signed up and paid for electric upon arrival, tho before Marlene's operation we didn't use handicapped. However, on the online handicapped signup, there isn't a specific question for electric: yes or no. A description of the handicap and type of need for electric is listed. The Fairgrounds has been continuously expanding it's electric service so I would expect that almost everyone who wants electric will get it, unless they get put in a space right in front of the vendor building ;D
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« Reply #31 on: November 18, 2011, 04:48:29 PM »
Probably anyone who is NOT in handicapped parking will have electric if they want it and they can ask for it when they get there. However, the handicapped electric sites are fewer and the folks needing them are more and more. You do pay for it when you get there. It is not clear at all on the forms what to do for handicapped electric and it even says in one spot to ask when you get there. But I'm telling you from personal experience, that if you don't ask for it ahead of time, you may not get handicapped electric. It happened to us several years ago. And I believe that Russ was electric-less last year or the year before, parked on the lovely grass area where we were that first year. Just saying.....
 
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« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2011, 08:12:40 PM »
Granted that there are non-electric handicapped sites, but by now I would assume that QZ veterans know how to survive for a week without. ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #33 on: November 18, 2011, 08:16:21 PM »
Hey, I survived TWO Quartzsites without a motorhome!!!  ;) ;D  Now we'll see if I learned anything.  ::)
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« Reply #34 on: November 18, 2011, 09:45:58 PM »
Bob,

Just watch the charge on the batteries and you will be OK!! 
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« Reply #35 on: November 21, 2011, 09:58:27 PM »
It looks like we are getting a little closer to signing up...the water issue seems to be doable. The question I have is this, I can't find any description of what exactly will be going on. Days and times of socials etc. does anyone have a schedule? I checked the FMCA website and all it does is list the rally and take your money.  8)

Also, are there any members of the California Southwinders on this site?
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« Reply #36 on: November 21, 2011, 11:02:47 PM »
Mark & Kathy

The Indio Rally is run by the Western Area Association (California) of FMCA. As you noted, FMCA-National only provides administrative services. Daytime activities center around numerous seminars put on by vendors, suppliers and instructors covering just about any question you could think of and touring the vendor area seeing what's new and what you can't do without or looking at the new coach display. There will be an ice cream social one noon-time, a parade one afternoon and entertainment every nite; bingo one nite, home grown and and professional entertainers the others.

We enjoy the rally, it will be our 14th straight.
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« Reply #37 on: November 22, 2011, 09:46:52 AM »
The question I have is this, I can't find any description of what exactly will be going on. Days and times of socials etc. does anyone have a schedule?

On the day you arrive, you will be given a "Welcome Packet."  It will include name tags, and a booklet detailing every event by the hour and by the day.  Bring a  highlighter marker to  highlight the  seminars of interest. There are many overlapping times so sometimes you have to make a choice as to the event  you will attend.  The evening entertainment is always good.  (Though many seem to leave early if it is too loud)  Look forward to meeting you.
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« Reply #38 on: January 05, 2012, 08:12:45 PM »
After leaving Catalina SP (Sheila and Betty, thanks so much for all the wonderful non-planning, another great time), we stopped at home for a couple of days to load Marlene's Dog "Stuff" into the coach and spent the next 2 days in QZ with the Too Crazy Ladies setting up the display. When you are in QZ, come to their trailer in Prospectors' Panorama, SW corner of Kuehn and 95, and take a look.

We finally finished setting up the display mid afternoon today and headed off to Indio. We are currently parked in the Lake Cuhuilla County Park CG. Great views, water and 50 amp, VZ 3G but no TV (air or satellite). Only $25/nite weekends, PA during the week. We might move tomorrow to a more satellite friendly site. If anyone is in the area and interested in dog shows, Marlene comes to spend the weekend at the Palm Spring Kennel Club Show (shooting photos of the purebreds) held at the Indio Polo Club. Give us a holler if you're interested in joining us.

Monday we'll move over to the Riverside County Fairgrounds and park in handicapped, hopefully near Wendy and whoever else. We'll still have happy hour probably out in the overflow parking area where Terry/Betty and a few others like to park.


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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #39 on: January 05, 2012, 08:28:32 PM »
Strange Wendy, because I have no special access. Here's a link to a Wiki with similar photos.

I also get a Forbidden 403 error.

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« Reply #40 on: January 06, 2012, 01:44:58 AM »
Same here for me now Paul. The Wiki link I posted has similar pictures, and should be visible.
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« Reply #41 on: January 06, 2012, 05:27:52 PM »
It looks like at least 12 RV Forum motorhomes will be attending.  At this point we have Brewer, Cousins, Dobrin, Downs, FitzGerald, Kuch, Lawrence, Maxwell, Penn, Pennings, Salhus, and Mark & Kathy.  Anyone else coming?

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Re: WHO HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE JANUARY 11-15, 2012 FMCA RALLY AT INDIO?
« Reply #42 on: January 06, 2012, 07:14:23 PM »
Lawrences arriving Tuesday morning in Handicap area.
 
(you listed us but thought we'd add arrival/location info)
 
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« Reply #43 on: January 06, 2012, 07:53:32 PM »
We are very "iffy" at this moment.  :-\

Our custom drive shaft and the disconnect that completes what we need for our toad is yet to arrive so it may be Tue or Wed AM at the earliest before we get out of here.  :(

How can I arrange for late entry, if possible???
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« Reply #44 on: January 07, 2012, 07:37:14 AM »
How can I arrange for late entry, if possible???

Bob

Sorry to hear about your ongoing issues with the disconnect. Hope it comes in quickly. They will be parking arriving coaches probably until around Friday, so late entry shouldn't be an issue. Looking forward to seeing you again here.
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« Reply #45 on: January 07, 2012, 10:57:12 AM »
Thank you Bernie!
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« Reply #46 on: January 08, 2012, 03:24:00 AM »
Wendy and I will be leaving the beach Monday and will spend Monday night at Fantasy Springs Casino. Tuesday Morning we will go into the Handicapped Parking at the rally.
We also plan on going to Tony Roma's for a birthday dinner Tuesday evening if anyone would like to join us let us know and we can figure a time to meet.  Tony Roma's is approx. 10 miles from the Rally.
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« Reply #47 on: January 08, 2012, 10:01:12 AM »
We also plan on going to Tony Roma's for a birthday dinner Tuesday evening if anyone would like to join us let us know and we can figure a time to meet.  Tony Roma's is approx. 10 miles from the Rally. 
 
 
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« Reply #48 on: January 08, 2012, 10:07:22 AM »
If I can bum a ride I'll be there... If not Happy Birthday.

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We're always good for Tony Roma's.  You also can ride with us, Terry.

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« Reply #50 on: January 08, 2012, 01:43:10 PM »
Terry

We're planning on going so you can ride with us.
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« Reply #51 on: January 08, 2012, 02:30:21 PM »
Well I'm sure glad Terry will be well taken care of in my absence , but don't spoil him too much. :)

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« Reply #52 on: January 08, 2012, 03:39:07 PM »
Well I'm sure glad Terry will be well taken care of in my absence , but don't spoil him too much. :)

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That's what happens when you don't get to the rally on time :)  Last year it was me and 4 guys, glad to see the ladies going this year. And why aren't you going to be there Miss Betty ?
 
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« Reply #53 on: January 08, 2012, 08:45:09 PM »
With all those seats available I hope I can use one. ;D

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« Reply #54 on: January 09, 2012, 01:57:43 PM »
Jeff & I will be going with Ken & Shelia..... Thanks for the offers.

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« Reply #55 on: January 09, 2012, 03:24:12 PM »
I have Liz from Lazy Days, my Service Rep, checking on the arrival date for the drive shaft with disconnect from Flowmaster. So far today, no news yet. . .:(
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« Reply #56 on: January 09, 2012, 08:09:48 PM »
Terry, Jeff, Ken & Shelia, Jerry & Ardra are in the Orange lot row 2.

Betty will arrive Wed.

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« Reply #57 on: January 09, 2012, 08:43:16 PM »
Betty will arrive Wed.

Hi Hon,
Do you know yet when the parade will be held?
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« Reply #58 on: January 09, 2012, 09:28:13 PM »
Hi All
Ray & Liza will be at Tony Romas.
The schedule is on the FMCA website now.
The parade is Thursday 4pm.
See you at Tonys
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« Reply #59 on: January 09, 2012, 09:29:24 PM »
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« Reply #60 on: January 09, 2012, 10:52:40 PM »
For dinner Tuesday so far we have 12.
I just call and made a resrevation for 6pm
 
We will all meet at Tony's  just before 6pm
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Here is who I have coming as of 8:45 Monday evening.
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« Reply #61 on: January 09, 2012, 11:48:58 PM »
Forgot to mention that we are now parked at Fantasy Casino and will move to the rally Tuesday Morning.
Today we drove 142 miles and stopped for lunch at Clearman's Northwoods Inn in La Mirada and had their Salads & Cheese Bread. We love their Red Cabbage and Cheese Bread.

Also if anyone wants to join all of us for Dinner at Tony Roma's please let Wendy or Me know so we can add you to the reservation.

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« Reply #62 on: January 10, 2012, 09:32:07 AM »
We'll be there too! What time?
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« Reply #63 on: January 10, 2012, 11:17:46 AM »
We have been parked and are located in the White parking lot, 4th Street, close to where the reviewing stand will be for the parade.
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« Reply #64 on: January 10, 2012, 12:00:08 PM »
Barb the resrevation is for 6pm

We should all meet at Tony's just before 6pm
 
Here is who I have coming as of 10am Tuesday morning.
 
Mike & Wendy
Terry
Bernie & Marlene
Jeff
Jerry & Ardra
Ken & Sheila
Ray & Liza

Barb & Frank
 
Just about ready to leave casino for the rally grounds.
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« Reply #65 on: January 10, 2012, 11:10:31 PM »
We have been enjoying ourselves doing nothing but watching arrivals line up at Indio.

Tonight 15 of us met at Tony Roma's to celebrate Mike and Wendy Lawrences' birthdays. (Toady was not there birthdays but their coupons at TR's are good for the month.) The Lawrences, Downs, Wiemerts, Kuchs, Brewers, Fitzgeralds, Dorins, and I had a great time. Betty surprised Terry by showing up at the restaurant a day early when she heard where we were dining. (She really got bored in Yuma.)

Missing from the photo are Ken and Sheila Kuch who had walked out before I realized no one had recorded the dinner for posterity.
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« Reply #66 on: January 10, 2012, 11:16:55 PM »
Great dinner, great friends. Thanks for helping us celebrate.
 
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« Reply #67 on: January 10, 2012, 11:53:40 PM »
Betty surprised Terry by showing up at the restaurant a day early when she heard where we were dining. (She really got bored in Yuma.)

Jeff,

er uh, I was not bored in Yuma,I just simply missed my wonderful husband so much!  I loved  dining at Tony Roma's with the  group.  The dinner was excellent, service wonderful  and then   dang Mike and Wendy caught that  my wine was on their bill. Sore birthday losers!
Thanks Jeff for the photo!

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« Reply #68 on: January 10, 2012, 11:59:03 PM »
   dang Mike and Wendy caught that  my wine was on their bill. Sore birthday losers!

I figured they charged us BOTH for 2 glasses ! I'll bring a bottle of 2-buck to Happy Hour tomorrow and fill up your glass.....shoot, we can get 3 glasses for $2 instead of the $15 we paid for 3 glasses at Tony Roma's ! Of course, no one to cook and serve us dinner :(
 
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« Reply #69 on: January 11, 2012, 12:36:58 AM »
Hi guys and girls.

First of all Happy Birthdays Mike and Wendy. If we would have known that this was a free invitational dinner we sure would have been there.
We arrived late  this afternoon in Bakersfield. Have to make a "quick" stop at cummins to morrow morning and then on our way to Indio. Hope to get there in the afternoon.
Betty that was very thoughtfull of you to arrive there early. There are a lot of single men who need to be taking care for.

See you tomorrow.

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« Reply #70 on: January 12, 2012, 10:48:29 AM »
Participants are taking full advantage of all that this rally has to offer.  We toured coach exhibits yesterday.  Not much new  that  attracts my fancy  and lots of used rigs for a  pretty good deal , if you want something different.

 Then lots of us gathered for Happy hour Between Ken and Sheila's rig and Terry and Betty's rig. Orange lot row 2.   This year parking  left LOTS of space between our rigs.  In fact Chris Pennings  thought he might just move his motor home over to the spot to be closer to the  rowdy crowd. After  a quick dinner several of us rushed off to play  Bingo.  Winning games were $250 and the blackout was  $500.  Jerry F won and so did Rolf but they had to share the pot with several winners.  Jerry said he got just over $50.  Not bad for an evening out !

My new pedometer said I took 11,589 steps yesterday.  I don't take the trams.

Commercial exhibits open today.  Jeff and I will go to Trader Joes to get important things. Over and out.

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« Reply #71 on: January 12, 2012, 11:15:16 AM »
Is Happy Hour tonight in the Orange lot ? Before or after the parade?
 
I'm off for a quick look at the exhibits then a seminar on Professional Secrets for Cleaning....not that I want to clean :)
 
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« Reply #72 on: January 12, 2012, 12:45:55 PM »
After 3 days of calling, my Service Coordinator Liz and I finally got through to Flowmaster about my custom drive-shaft and "Remco" disconnect; so, it turns out that in addition to being closed Christmas week it would be 10-14 days before we would see one here. That means it will be Mon at the earliest to Thursday of QZ before I could test and then hook up the Nismo and head for QZ :( Bummer!

I called FMCA and canceled Indio.  :'(
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« Reply #73 on: January 12, 2012, 02:34:43 PM »
Bob, just leave the towed in Tucson and take the motorhome to Indio, or QZ for that matter.  Go back to Tucson when the car is ready.
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« Reply #74 on: January 12, 2012, 04:09:10 PM »
Wendy,
We need to have our chairs set out on the Parade around 3:30 if you want to get a side that does not face the sun. So my guess is a quick Happy hour after the parade.  So many things to do , so little time for dinner!  Whoooo whooooo.
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« Reply #75 on: January 13, 2012, 12:27:38 AM »
Thursday was the first day of shopping at the commercial exhibits, the rally chapter parade, and of course the Forum Happy hour. ;D

Indio without doubt has the best parade of any rallies we have attended and the various chapters seem to up the bar every year.
 
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Thanks for the pictures Jeff.
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« Reply #77 on: January 14, 2012, 12:30:08 AM »
Another day of beautiful weather and leisurely browsing with Ken K the day's winner on shopping.

Happy hour was a quiet gathering until Ray and Liza Down demonstrated their latest discovery, Happy Bowls! (I'll leave their purpose to your imagination.)

Several went to entertainment tonight and a few stopped by the Penning's coach after Chris invited us over for ice cream. Unfortunately they didn't have any!

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« Reply #78 on: January 14, 2012, 12:58:02 AM »
a few stopped by the Penning's coach after Chris invited us over for ice cream. Unfortunately they didn't have any!

However Chris pours a mean glass of Kendall Jackson Chardonnay! 

Jeff is right, the  day was beautiful.  I  bought a Grill it and  tried it out for lunch.  I  showed "the girls" the results at Happy Hour tonight.  Terry said I would never use the device but tonight proves I  will use it at least once.   I think it a good alternative to an outside bar b que for  vegetables, fish and chicken. I have every other item they sell at this rally having attended for each of the past  15 years ( minus one when we traveled to Mexico)   Fun times to meet up with long time friends.  Great entertainment tonight.  Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Reba MacIntire, and Roy Orbison wanna bees.  I knew the words to most of the songs.
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« Reply #79 on: January 14, 2012, 10:06:53 AM »
It sounded like everyone was having a great time when I received a phone call around happy hour  ;D
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« Reply #80 on: January 15, 2012, 12:01:42 AM »
The final day of the FMCA Indio  Rally turned a bit cooler. But last minute purchases were made, seminars attended,  ice cream given out free and   we met again for Happy Hour.  We heard that this rally had a bug.   Many of the participants ( 1300 rigs)  were stricken very ill, transported to hospitals with  icky symptoms.  Most of our group stayed healthy but a few did miss  Happy Hour with symptoms.  We wish them well and a quick recovery.

I don't think any of the RVForum participants  purchased a new rig but  several did eye ones they would like  to own one day.  Big batteries may have been the winning purchase with water filters and accessories a distant second place in terms of dollars spent. The Jazz entertainment and comedian were the best!  Laughed so hard I have tightened stomach muscles.  Jazz  instruments led me to  think I was in New Orleans.  Fine  entertainment. None of our group left early!

Today I attended a local Zumba class and about died  of exhaustion.  Used lots of water for a shower and head washing.  What a work out. 
In the morning we all  head out  for different  directions but  most roads will lead to Quartzsite.  Terry and I will dry camp at Peg Legs in Anza Borrego and  take in some hiking and  tour the new metal sculptures. Life is good.
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« Reply #81 on: January 15, 2012, 04:37:18 PM »
As usually Indio was a great rally. Attendance here has held up better than the National. Over 1300 family coaches.

I know Indio has had over 1800 in the past, but 1300 is a small drop compared to the National going from 8000 and 6000 down to 2000 at some rallies ( National often lists total coaches that includes over a 100 show coaches).

Of course getting together with forum friends always adds to the enjoyment.

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« Reply #82 on: January 15, 2012, 05:56:28 PM »
Ken and Sheila,

Sorry we missed saying goodbye this morning.  See you along the way somewhere!

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« Reply #83 on: January 15, 2012, 06:47:19 PM »
Sorry we missed saying goodbye to most also. However, Shirley and Rolf wound up using the space next to us to dump and helped us after my sewer extension hose turned into a shower. So we did get a chance to say goodbye to them.
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« Reply #84 on: January 15, 2012, 09:48:10 PM »
next to us to dump and helped us after my sewer extension hose turned into a shower.

Care to elaborate on this potential black water discussion?   :) ;)

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« Reply #85 on: January 15, 2012, 10:39:40 PM »
Betty,

I was a witness to this one.   :P   I believe Bernie had what is known in the waste water industry as an "equipment malfunction".   ;D   I don't know what it is but strange things seem to happen to Bernie when he tries to leave Indio in a rush.  (And what a rush it was this time!)   ;)   
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« Reply #86 on: January 16, 2012, 07:32:40 AM »
Care to elaborate on this potential black water discussion?   :) ;)

Pulled the valve, saw 3 little fountains spurting from the extension, closed the valve. :'( :-X

Rolf, we really weren't trying to leave in a rush, we had all day since we were just headed to QZ. But as you said, an equipment malfunction, hadn't used the extension in quite a while. I think I am just jinxed leaving Indio and this year was a jinx right from the get go. :o
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Rolf, we really weren't trying to leave in a rush, we had all day since we were just headed to QZ.......


Bernie,


I know, the rush I was referring to was the sound of the sewage flowing through your sewer hose and your reaction to shut off the black tank valve once you discovered the equipment malfunction.   :)
Rolf Salhus
Currently at:  Our home in Apple Valley, MN

 

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