Entries by Richard

Platinum Award

Our motorcoach dealership, The Hitch House, was honoured by Newmar for achieving a Platinum Service Award. John Summat, Newmar’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Matt Utley, Newmar’s Vice President of Service Operations were both on hand for the event. The Hitch House was kind enough to extend an invitation to Lorraine and I […]

Pain Cave

It was a dark and stormy night. Well, perhaps not as ominous as all of that. Unless you are familiar with pain caves. A pain cave is a place where a crazed cyclist goes to suffer. Spinning for an hour or two. Sometimes longer. With nothing but suffering. Suffer, suffer, suffer. I created a pain […]

Moved In (Almost)

What a day! We’ve been at it since 6am and we are calling it a night. Here is what the move looked like after we had everything packed up and ready to go. 22 boxes. Computers, consoles, guitars, pedals, cameras, a bike and a bike trainer were also part of the move. When I looked […]


Sticks and bricks (house)? Gone for the time being. Part-time or full-time in the motorcoach? Full-time for the next while. Possibly for the next two years. And we’ll see how much fun we are having. The nice thing about being retired is that we can always change our mind. Moving day into our coach? Tomorrow. […]

Nexus Part 2

We love visiting Upper Canada Village. And, since we likely won’t be back to this area for some time, we decided to make the trip after getting our Nexus records updated at the enrolment centre in Lansdowne, Ontario. Upper Canada Village, located near Morrisburg, Ontario, is a walk back in time to a simpler life […]