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Almost wet!

Several years ago we owned a pop–up. We had been camping enough times to know what to do in set–up, but you know what happens when you get in a hurry.

We were at a campground in NC. We had found a lovely campground that had sites located all around a beautiful lake in the middle. We drove around twice to locate just the right one.

My husband proceeded to disconnect while I relocated some items from vehicle to the trailer. He then left to go register our site. I climbed into the back bunk to make our bed. Well, suddenly my world was turned topsy–turvy and I was thrown onto the very back of the bed. For a moment I couldn't figure out what was going on. Then I realized he hadn't put the jacks down under the trailer. As I was laying there laughing I could hear and feel a strange scraping sound. I stopped laughing when I realized he had also not put the chocks under the wheels which meant the trailer and I were now rolling down the few feet to the lake! To this day, I don't know how I got to the other end of the trailer that was over my head in order to right the trailer. I wasn't sure if it was going to stop rolling, but it did and I got out. I chocked the wheels and waited. When my husband returned he wanted to know why I moved the trailer so close to the lake! Well, he never again forgot to jack and chock when he saw the murder on my face.


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