Hi, I am Tracy and I am a Boleraholic ... - Fiberglass RV

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-07-2012, 12:24 PM   #1
Name: Tracy
Trailer: purchasing a Boler
Posts: 50
Hi, I am Tracy and I am a Boleraholic ...

... I mean, I just purchased a 1975 13' Boler that I hope to use to relocate from Calgary, AB to anywhere, BC within the near future.

Right now, I am doing the work to Glam it up and ensure it's roadworthiness to get ready for my imminent departure. Already I have been faced with some challenges but I am determined to realize my dream. I am a single, empty nester seeking a simpler way of life. I have always wanted a Boler and woke up two weeks ago deciding now was the right time. I posted an ad that day and bought the trailer the following week!
I have already named her "Blossom" as I understand this is customary and a time-honoured tradition! The name has significant meaning to me and therefore, most appropriate.

I have been actively perusing this website for a few weeks and learning as much as possible from all the wonderful members here. I am grateful for the wealth of knowledge and experience that is available. Hats off to you all!! I hope I, too, can be of service as I venture into the Boler abyss!!

CheekyTracy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 12:30 PM   #2
Senior Member
Mike Magee's Avatar
Name: Michael
Trailer: Li'l Hauley
Posts: 4,522
Glad you're here, Tracy, you're in the right place. The support group meets daily!

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven... --Ecclesiastes 3
Mike Magee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 02:13 PM   #3
Senior Member
Marinab's Avatar
Name: Marina
Trailer: 1978 Biggar / 2007 Toyota Tundra V8 2wd
British Columbia
Posts: 287
Welcome Tracy, pics are very welcome here. Marina
Marinab is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 02:52 PM   #4
Name: RogerDat
Trailer: 77 Scamp 13
Posts: 2,866
Ditto on welcome and pictures. Blossom is a most excellent name.
RogerDat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 03:07 PM   #5
Senior Member
Carol H's Avatar
Name: Carol
Trailer: 22' Airstream Formerly 16' Scamp
British Columbia
Posts: 11,708
Welcome Tracey, once you hit BC you will need to come out to one of our FG Trailer meets where you will meet a number of like minded women. :-)

Enjoy your new trailer and the trip..... take your time coming out as you know there are some amazing sights to see along the way.
Carol H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 03:10 PM   #6
Senior Member
fusedlight's Avatar
Name: gary
Trailer: 16' 1998 Scamp
Posts: 672
Sheesh... Don't you guys know the drill? She says:

Originally Posted by CheekyTracy View Post
Hi, I am Tracy and I am a Bolerhaulic...
And the WE say in unison:

"Hi Tracy!"

Welcome in... I've only been here a month or so myself and this is one of the best boards I've ever been on! You'll enjoy yourself.
fusedlight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 03:12 PM   #7
Senior Member
reeves99's Avatar
Name: Philip
Trailer: Escape 13 /Hyundai Santa Fe
Posts: 460
Hi Tracy,
Welcome! I admire what you are doing. Simple is good Are you going to live in Blossom for a while, or is she more for travel?
It's not the size.....
reeves99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 03:21 PM   #8
Senior Member
Name: kootenai girl
Trailer: 2005 Casita Spirit 17
British Columbia
Posts: 1,260
Love your entrance line! Sounds like you and Blossom have a big adventure planned.
kootenaigirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 03:42 PM   #9
Commercial Member
Name: Sherril
Trailer: Scamp 13'
Posts: 13
Tracy...if I didn't know better, I would think I wrote that.....empty nester, simpler way of life etc. I too just bought my 13' Scamp and had no idea what I was getting myself in for, and it was probably a good thing or I may not have bought it. Looking forward to hearing more about what lays ahead and your adventures. I'm working on mine every chance I can get so I can get out there and enjoy it.
Sherril is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 06:26 PM   #10
Senior Member
WildBirder's Avatar
Name: Mark
Trailer: 1969 Boler (Flat Top)
British Columbia
Posts: 529
to the Forum Tracy. An advance welcome to BC as well On your way in are you plannig to go to RV sites or Boondock/camp? Pleanty of places for both. Look forward to seeing pics, no pressure....sooner the better though

WildBirder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 06:37 PM   #11
Pam Garlow's Avatar
Name: Pam
Trailer: U-Haul 1985
Posts: 3,096
Tracy, this is a great group of folks, and equally great group of moderators. Keep us in the loop as you 'blossom' with Blossom. I like that name
Pam Garlow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 10:23 PM   #12
Name: Tracy
Trailer: purchasing a Boler
Posts: 50
Thank you everyone for all you kind words of welcome .
I feel at home already!
CheekyTracy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 11:24 PM   #13
Senior Member
Name: lee
Trailer: 1981 Bigfoot,1971 trailswest campster, homebuilt teardrop
Posts: 360
welcome Tracey

Welcome Tracey. I like your dream and wish you well in living it out. I think the saying goes " if you want things to change you have to start doing things differently ". You have made the first, and probably scariest, step. Godspeed. Lee and Norma
Lee Senn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2012, 07:32 AM   #14
Senior Member
Scouter Dave's Avatar
Name: Dave
Trailer: Trillium
Newfoundland & Labrador
Posts: 358
Thumbs up The other coast

Hey Tracy [and Blossom] and welcome. I can understand your desire to head west. It's beautiful out there and there is lots to see and do [the hospitality is not too bad either]. But remember, there are two other coastlines to explore and ours is easier to get to so make plans to point your compass east before too long.
If you leave BC after the 24 weekend it should be warmed up by the time you get here. Good luck in your travels. Let me know when you are heading east... D.

Scouter Dave is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:49 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.