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Old 08-05-2011, 02:43 AM   #1
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Default Maiden Voyage; Where's Katmobile?

Finally after months of hard work, Katmobile's conversion was ready to take on an adventure.

First on the list was to go see my childhood friend "Karen", which I hadn't seen for 35 years. While visiting, we had a chance to see some local points of interest. Here are a few pictures from the trip. Try to guess where Katmobile went in the first two pictures:

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After that, we took a side trip up into the forest. It was very scenic and enjoyable. I even found a few wild strawberries to eat.

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Here I am waking up with a cup of coffee. The sun was warm and shining bright (a rare thing where I live!).

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What can I say? Katmobile was an absolute pleasure to drive, and so comfortable. I just LOVE having my little home on wheels. It has a super comfy bed, a sink, a wonderful refrigerator, a Fantastic fan, porta-potti, and now a window in the sliding door that can let in some fresh air and allows better visibility. Everything is within reach and easy to access too.

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Kititas County,, near Ellensburg WA.

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Kat's-R-US Nar! that's at Cape Grim Woolworth: I thought I saw a bunch of lost grazing white Sprinters going around and around in circles after eating poppy seeds..
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Try to guess where Katmobile went in the first two pictures:
North Central Oregon. Maybe as far east as The Dalles, but uphill from the Columbia. Congratulations on the maiden voyage.

Dual maidens, actually. Kat and The Katmobile look right at home on the road, right where they belong.


Meanwhile, since Richard can post "Kat" pix, here are two new additions to our little family following recent dual tragedies:





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Last photo is so I want to play! But please be gentle and,don't hurt me. hence a wussy.
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North Central Oregon. Maybe as far east as The Dalles, but uphill from the Columbia. Congratulations on the maiden voyage.

Dual maidens, actually. Kat and The Katmobile look right at home on the road, right where they belong.
Thanks for the compliments!

And you nailed it! The first two pictures were taken at the Maryhill Museum which is just northeast of The Dalles, OR, on the WA side, uphill from the Columbia River. http://www.maryhillmuseum.org/visit.html

The picture of me and Katmobile in the forest was on Eight Mile Road (between The Dalles and Dufur, OR), heading towards Mt. Hood. In some places we could see Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams at the same time; it sure was pretty up there....warm and sunny, like perpetual summer. I even got a little tan.

The cherries were ripe there and we stopped off at a couple of farm stands to do some tasting and buy some. I hate to admit it, but the Black Republican cherries were the best. http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php...blican_cherry/ I'm sure I ate at least 6 lbs while I was down there.

The night before I left Karen's house to return home, we took a walk around her neighborhood. And just down her street, we found several apricot trees on a vacant lot. The apricots were ripe and dropping to the ground. Aside from eating what I could on the spot, I filled up 2 plastic shopping bags full of apricots. Tree ripened apricots are so good! (I dehydrated a bunch of them yesterday).

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Congrats Kat !

I've very much enjoyed your build thread. Enjoy!
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Yes, you finally got out of the driveway, Congrats. It's nice to see maidens on their voyages.
The pics are great.
Nice one on the front of Catmobile.

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Congrats................... I knew you were a smart Kat and could fig it all out!
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Congrats on the maiden voyage I am glad the NCV3=Junk made the trip for you.
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