Saturday, May 10, 2014

Boot Camp - 2 Days Down

We arrived at boot camp on Friday.  We arrived at a good time and only had to wait a few minutes to get parked.  We are in a spot where we are kind of stuck until after the event ends.  We are facing a fence and there is an RV blocking us in. We wanted to get our rig weighed while here, but since we are stuck in our spot, it may not happen.  We will have to see if we can do it next weekend before we leave.

Can you see the rigs lined up to get in?

The sites are larger than we expected.  We are in a field with full hook-ups. 
The folks have been gone a lot since they have classes all day.  Friday, they were in class from 12:30 to 7 pm.  Today, they were in class from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  They were served breakfast and dinner.  Mama was surprised by both meals.  She expected danishes for breakfast, but they had an egg dish, bacon and hash browns.  Dinner was grilled chicken breasts, green beans, potatoes, salad and bread.  The food has been good. Mama had a two hour break for lunch today.  She came home and did dishes, laundry and walked us.  Tomorrow will be a shorter day.  They start at 7 a.m. and get out at 3 p.m.

So, have they learned anything?  Mama said she has learned less than she expected.  The stuff she has learned is pretty scary.  She has learned that diesel class A's are the most dangerous for fires.  It is what we have.  She has learned that even though our refrigerator had the recall done on it, it still catches on fire. She has learned that the window that is our escape route out in a fire, is a break out window so can't be used unless you want to break it out. There is no practicing with it. You have 20 seconds to get out if your RV is on fire.  Yeah, that is not very long to get out and pushing a greyhound out a window that is not on ground level will not be easy.  We will just have to take every precaution we can to stay safe.

Everyone was pretty scared after yesterday's class concerning fires and many of the people were practicing coming out of windows last night.  It was kind of funny to see.

Today, they had a three hour class on fire safety.  The guy who teaches it is really "in your face" because he wants to get your attention. They practiced using fire extinguishers today.  It is not Mama in the photos.

Scout and I have just been hanging out in the RV.  We are enjoying walking around and seeing all the other dogs when Mama is not in class.  There is a pet parade on Friday that we think we will participate in. Scout says she will only walk if it is not hot.  

I am having fun here because there are lots of dogs, but wish the folks were around more.  Mama said next week will be busy with more classes and at night they have entertainment.  I am not sure I like this type of vacation.

The Greyhound Who Will Be Happy When Boot Camp Is Over

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