Project Vintage Thunder

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Monday, June 06, 2005

Lapeer, MI

We're once again taking advantage of courtesy parking, in a quiet driveway just north of I-69. We pulled in about 11 pm last night and quickly plugged in before sacking out.

Now that the thunderstorms and cold front have passed through, the weather is absolutely the peak of June perfection. Sunny, crystal clear, dry, breezy and about 78 degrees. It was a pleasure to sit on the front bed and catch up on email and other business, while enjoying the panoramic view through Vintage Thunder's front windows.

Our courtesy parking hosts, Carol and Bradley, have taken the day off to show us around town. There's a beautiful little lake near here, Lake Nippissing (?), and we had dinner at its edge. Now I am back in the trailer posting to you.

A few stats from the recent Homecoming event:

1000: miles traveled so far on this trip
10: days on the road so far
5: nights spent courtesy parking
40+: "I saw Vintage Thunder" badges handed out at Homecoming
2: interviews we gave at Homecoming (to other media)
3: interviews we conducted at Homecoming
350+: photos taken so far
94: highest daytime temperature reached so far
48: cold drinks served to guests from our big refrigerator
6: new friends made

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