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>SARASOTA – Christmas Eve has always meant a gathering of wanderers, and tonight, under a circle of old oaks not far from the entrance to Myakka River State Park, they will come.

About 6, someone among the three dozen or so resident volunteers at the park – retirees from Maine and California and Ontario and Montreal – will decide it is time to get the bonfire going.

Others will emerge from their tinsel-trimmed trailers two by two, carrying lawn chairs and red wine in tumblers, maybe dragging a bit because it’s been a long week.
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>o 21 will have an opportunity to test drive a Class A (bus-style) motor home built on the unique new motor home chassis that’s been drawing rave reviews in test drives across the country.

Workhorse Custom Chassis, a leading manufacturer of motor home chassis, will display its all-new rear-engine Workhorse UFO™ platform during the show at the Florida State Fairgrounds (Booth 145). Those wishing to take a test drive of a 36-foot Forest River Georgetown model built on the Workhorse UFO™ can reserve a time now by going to
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>Darren and Celeste Smith have to be two of the bravest parents in the world.

For five weeks in 2005, from June 4 to July 10, they packed up their four kids – Corey, 14; Chelsea, 13; Cassidy, 10; and Connor, 3 – and drove through 21 of our United States.

To prove they may have more guts and love than sense, they also pulled behind the 32-foot motorhome an enclosed trailer filled with four-wheelers and bicycles.

And they did this without a specific plan for their route, sleeping in parking lots.

“It took about a week to get adjusted to us living so closely and to doing without everything we usually have at home, but after about the third week, we didn’t want to go home,” she said. “And we all want to go back.”
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