Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Gathering of the 2007 Clan

As you’ve heard me tell before, we are part of the “graduating class of 2007”.  This means we are members of Escapees RV Club and we are part of the group who went fulltime RVing in 2007.

This particular “year” of graduates have stayed close together.  We seek each other out when we are on the road and are within 200 miles of each other.  We’ll drive that far just to see each other and go out to lunch and visit for a couple of hours….we’ve done that a number of times.

So when we heard a number of “classmates” were attending the Balloon Fiesta this year we wanted to make an effort to go see them.

Marty Cassidy Oct 2013While in Espanola we heard Marty was in town…not going to the Balloon Fiesta but passing through….so we connected and went to visit. We agreed to move the next day to the RV park at Hollywood Casino in San Felipe, NM (half way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque) and to visit our classmates at the Balloon Fiesta.

So Monday after moving and setting up we all went out to see our friends and the rest of the Boomers (a social sub-group of Escapees RV Club) who always attend the Balloon Fiesta as a group.

Here is the Class of 2007


We enjoyed the happy hour and talking with all our friends, then we participated in their potluck

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It was great to be around so many of our friends at the same time.  We know we will see each other on the road again in the future.

Remember, you are loved.
Read the story behind this saying HERE




  1. I met the fellow in the orange t-shirt and his wife at Betty's in Louisiana... small world...

  2. That's Jim Tidball and his wife Nancy. They are big fans of Betty's RV Park and stay there a couple months every year. We were at Betty's with them last March.

    1. Hmmmm we were there last March too - maybe we had happy hour together...

    2. Well I can't tell who you are from your blog or "handle" so will you email me your name or photo so I can tell if we did have happy hour together at Betty's last March? My email address is


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