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Old 08-20-2010, 01:15 PM   #1
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Homeless And Now Full Time

Friday night lighning struck our house while we were a sleep and it burned to the ground. Thank GOD for smoke detectors. We were able to make it out of the house in time. 19 fire trucks showed up but were unable to save it. We are now living in the Montana that is in the tractor shed. We now have a phone and internet installed in the barn. I guess you can just call us BARN PEOPLE. The main thing is we still have each other and the rest can be replaced. As soon as we get this behind us we will head to the fall rally and who knows where after that.
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Old 08-20-2010, 02:03 PM   #2
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So sorry for your loss!
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Old 08-20-2010, 02:07 PM   #3
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Dennis and Linda,
Sorry to hear about your loss. Glad you two made it out safely. Prayers are with you.
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Old 08-20-2010, 02:10 PM   #4
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Oh my Dennis and Linda, we are so sorry to hear this. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
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Old 08-20-2010, 02:18 PM   #5
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We are so sorry for your loss, but at least you guys are OK.
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Old 08-20-2010, 02:30 PM   #6
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OHhhh, dear, very sorry to hear this. Prayers, hugs and fairy dust sprinkles.
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Old 08-20-2010, 02:56 PM   #7
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So sorry for the loss of your home and your belongings. You have a great outlook....you still have each other. Prayers coming your way.
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Old 08-20-2010, 03:12 PM   #8
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We are sorry for your loss, but at least you have each other and a place to live in your Montana close by while you make the decisions I'm sure you have to make.
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Old 08-20-2010, 03:20 PM   #9
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Sorry to hear of yur loss. Glade to hear that you are OK
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Old 08-20-2010, 03:41 PM   #10
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Glad everyone is safe. Ours prayers are with you.
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Old 08-20-2010, 03:42 PM   #11
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What an incredible and unfortunate story. We're glad to hear you are all safe and we hope for a speedy resolution and recovery.

Take care!
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Old 08-20-2010, 03:51 PM   #12
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Sorry to hear this. Good luck on your recovery. Living in the Montana full time is not so bad either....
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Old 08-20-2010, 05:51 PM   #13
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Dennis and Linda
We are sure glad that you made it out safe. Material things can be replaced, but not the two of you.
We look forward to seeing you at the rally.
Ron and Rose
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Old 08-21-2010, 01:18 AM   #14
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Dennis & Linda,
Sorry to hear of your loss and glad no one was hurt. That is a hard way to make the fulltime decision.
Jim & Vickie
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Old 08-21-2010, 01:22 AM   #15
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Dennis and Linda,

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your home, but so glad to hear you are both safe. Our prayers are with you both.
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Old 08-21-2010, 02:05 AM   #16
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Sorry for your loss, Dennis and Linda, but we are so grateful that you folks made it through OK. Looking forward to seeing you in Goshen.
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Old 08-21-2010, 03:17 AM   #17
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Things are hard to lose but they are just things and can be replaced. That you are both safe is the main thing.. Montana living is not a bad thing. Great that it offers a place to continue life.
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:01 AM   #18
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Glad you both are safe. It's nice to have a home on wheels for a back up.
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Old 08-21-2010, 06:22 AM   #19
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Dennis and Linda,
So glad you had smoke detectors! Glad you're safe and OK. Good that the Monty and barn provide you a back up plan while you deal w/the aftermath. Good luck. Hugs await you in Goshen!!!
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Old 08-21-2010, 06:35 AM   #20
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Dennis and Linda, we are so sorry to hear about this. It is great that you got out and you are both ok. I have been there and done that, twice I have been burned out, the last time in 2000. Stuff is just stuff it can mostly all be replaced. Glad you are all right and we hope to see you at the rally. Good Luck... Dave and Betsy
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