On our way out from our friends’ house, we needed a stop at Camping World for a look at a leaking/weird-sounding water pump and some other minor issues. What’s nice about Camping World is that dogs are welcome in the stores and in the service waiting rooms so it was sort of “okay” to wait without a LOT of hassle. Weird, though, to be out of our “house” and not know how long it was going to take or what was wrong. (We can’t say the work was done that great so don’t read this as an endorsement of Camping World – we still have some outstanding issues to resolve with them.)
The happy part of all this is that our route put us in striking distance of St Anselm College, where we were able to spend the morning with a monk friend – trying out the cafeteria, getting a grand tour of school and abbey, etc. Our campground was very pleasant, too, and we ended up adding an extra day to wait out the relatively busy last-hurrah of Columbus Day Weekend camping before heading down towards Philadelphia.