Day 140, Iowa revisited

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Had to throw this pic in because having the dogs with us makes everywhere feel like home , but also to point out to those contemplating RV life what a pain it is to have dogs along ! Both sides of the coin.

This was right after getting them shaved at Petsmart in Ankeny . Makes the ticks easier to find and produces less hair in the rig . Lady’s report card said what a wonderful dog she was , while Jess got written up for less than stellar behavior . She’s got little dog syndrome , and is so scared of strangers . Just glad to get them washed and shaved as the first place cancelled my appointment when I called an hour early to say I would be 10 minutes late . Let me know when that makes sense to you . Luckily petsmart in Ankeny stepped up to help us !

It reminds me yet again about all the good people there are in Iowa . I’ve told almost everyone since Iowa about Grandma Helen’s dentist who was kind enough to fit us in for teeth cleaning for all 4 of us . Plus Helen ! She had an appointment and they moved another until later and got us all in . From Murray’s hometown of Nevada , Dr . Hobt and his staff were so kind to us and are the epitome of what Iowans will do for others . His love of travel and Colorado also reminded me that we aren’t the only crazy ones who like seeing new places . I wish I had gotten a picture of everyone because they are a great group of people !

About sallyljacobson

I live in paradise again, Bend Oregon, after a 19 month RV trip around North America with our 2 teenagers and 2 dogs. It was the adventure of a lifetime, and now I'm on to my next one - selling real estate to those lucky enough to move to Bend. The trip blog is www.gojacobsons.com and my current blog is sallysbendblog.com. Follow along, I'd love to be in touch with you!

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