The bride-to-be headed home, leaving Bill and I with 12 days til we would be moving west. We planned 5 nights at our home Elks Lodge in Ephrata. Our next stop would then be out to Somerset for the wedding!
When Michelle left, the rig felt so large! In such a small space, having 3 adults vs 2 caused it to feel a bit tight. We didn’t mind at all, we enjoyed every moment with our daughter!
All of a sudden we realized there were things we wanted to do before we left, and time was running out! There was a list of things we wanted to do one last time, last pizza, last Verona custard, last walk on the boards and so on.
There was one thing I had been wanting to do since we arrived and just hadn’t done. It was mostly due to laziness and late nights. Finally I dragged myself out of bed, was dressed, in the car, and at the beach in time for the sunrise over the Atlantic. It is truly one of my favorite things. The peacefulness as the sky turns all shades of pink and gold makes for a great start to any day.
Another priority was have our friends, Tina, Monique, Dan and Will over for dinner. We all love appetizers for dinner – so that’s what we did. They had welcomed us into their circle and treated us like family. They had campfires ready to go every Friday and Saturday nights after work, Bill and I would stop home and change out of our staff shirts and then walk down to their seasonal site, drinks in hand, ready to relax. It was getting rude that we hadn’t reciprocated.
Another night we joined the gang for dinner at one of their fav restaurants.
We happily took our friends, Tony & Ulrica, up on their invite to join them for a Labor Day picnic at their house. While I didn’t get any people pics, they sure can put out an awesome food spread!
We took our last walk around Country Oaks for the season. It was bittersweet for sure! We enjoyed our time there very much! We loved meeting everyone at the campground! We loved being able to spend time with Jersey family and friends! We loved acting as tour guides for our visiting RV’ing friends! We loved our walks on the boards and toes in the sand at the beach!
What’s not to love? ❤️ We will miss you Country Oaks, but was time for us to move on! Thanks for awesome memories!