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#21 Stanley P. Miller

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 07:50 PM

I'm glad I was able to help others, I was given a lot of assistance that got me started and saved me from many expensive errors and was trying to pass it on.

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#22 Dave W

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 09:51 PM

Stan, sorry to hear that your health issues ar forcing your hand. Jan and I aren't far behind you. If we are lucky we'll make Alaska next year again, then it will be just use the MH to visit the kids and move to CARE. Good luck, and PLEASE continue on here as much as possible.
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Posted 05 January 2017 - 10:31 PM

I would like to say something inspiring in the way of appreciation but its kind tough to think of you not being here often. And often saving us from outselves many many times.  Well just take care of yourselves witn my best wishes and thoughts. If I ever get the chance I would like to meet you in person.  When I visualize you it is of course the picture on the forum and then one you posted of you when you were in VN.

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 11:05 PM


Sorry to hear you've health issues. You'll be missed.

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Posted 06 January 2017 - 07:07 AM

Stay Safe Master Sergeant



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Posted 06 January 2017 - 09:01 AM

A big thank you Stan over the years for all sorts of help. Please do come by to the site and check in. Best wishes!

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Posted 06 January 2017 - 09:57 AM

When one door closes, many times another opens.  Thank you for your contributions and here's hoping that the door that has opened for you is good for you.


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Posted 06 January 2017 - 10:06 AM

I would also add my thanks to you for so many of your contributions to this board. I always knew that your input was sound advice. Best of luck to you in whatever direction you choose to go!  


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Posted 06 January 2017 - 12:37 PM

Thank you so very much Stan for all you have done for this forum.

Safe Travels to you! Also, Thanks so much for your service to our country. You will be missed!

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#30 Coleen E

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Posted 06 January 2017 - 12:41 PM

Thank you for being of service! Wishing you well and enjoyment in Arizona. 

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Posted 06 January 2017 - 06:07 PM

Wishing you well. I was a newbie not long ago and your help was always appreciated.

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Posted 07 January 2017 - 10:29 AM

It happens when we started this adventure in 2006 we figured 5 to 7 years on the road and  2017 will be year 11th. We are slowing down and health issues are increasing. We did not sell our S &B but chose the long time lifestyle instead so going off the road will be a smooth transition. We are still hanging in and will do so as long as we can.

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Posted 07 January 2017 - 02:24 PM


Thanks for walking me through the process of posting photos on the site.  Would have taken my way longer to figure it out without your help.

Best to you and your's.



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#34 Stanley P. Miller

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Posted 07 January 2017 - 08:24 PM

We have many fond memories of folks that have helped us and others that we have helped, something we treasure and always will.


Thanks for the kind words.

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 09:07 AM

Well, what can I add to all that has been said, except to say a big thank you! Best wishes to you and yours.

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Posted 09 January 2017 - 11:44 AM

Thank you again for your service Master Sargent! 


After a few months of reading Escapees forum, it was easy to get a feel of those that knew their stuff. You sir, knew your stuff!

I can't tell you how many times as I researched an issue, I'd find a response by you that helped me sort things out. 


So remember your posts will continue to help those of us still coming up the learning curve, for years ahead.


Now, if you'd just get a 'How To' book written and out to us rookies - can I suggest E Book:)!


All my best to you,


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Posted 09 January 2017 - 03:07 PM

remember your posts will continue to help those of us still coming up the learning curve, for years ahead.


Only if Escapees keeps them archived. Some older posts disappeared without warning. Thus, I support the idea of Stan compiling an ebook of his advice given over the years.


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#38 RayIN


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Posted 09 January 2017 - 06:26 PM

Best wishes to you both. Your post reminded me of the thread Kirk started about when to hang up the keys. Your sage advice is greatly appreciated. I hope you can continue to update your VA hospital thread, as I continue to send links to it to all my representatives-both state and federal.

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 11:57 AM

Thanks Stan for all the help you have given us during our full-timing life.  Many times I have said " wonder what Stan would have done", when I faced the inevitable problems you find on the road.  Your dedication to the cause has helped many of us "keep on truckin"!   Steve

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 09:33 AM

Been a while since we've posted anything, but we'd like to say thanks Stan for all the tips and tricks that helped us when we joined The Class of 2006. 

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