Monthly Archives: December 2010

The great surgery

Today is the day.  The van is under the knife. Yep, it’s getting its new head gasket.  GM is taking it apart and working towards putting in the new head gasket.  It’s not an easy project on any engine, on … Continue reading

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The RV stove or grown up easy bake oven?

Remember your “easy bake” oven when you were a little girl?  At least when I was a child, they used a light bulb to generate enough heat to somewhat cook a tiny cake.  I think mine held my interest for … Continue reading

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Middle of December and now what??

It’s the middle of December, the weather has warmed up, there’s a steady breeze outside, and I’m as miserable as can be.  I have what my mother always dubbed “the creeping crud.”  I suppose its a flu of some sort, … Continue reading

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It’s just plain COLD!

We got a hard freeze on the Mississippi Gulf Coast last night.  Severe weather warnings and all, we got it.  That means our box also known as a travel trailer, has begun to resemble a refrigerator. The dogs went outside … Continue reading

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Living small, magazines and books

I’ll admit it, I’m a pack rat by nature.  I save STUFF.  I know I’ll need it later.  One of the things I’m prone to saving is magazines.  I do use them later!  (I’m still looking for a macadamia nut … Continue reading

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Living small-the hard part

What is the hardest part of living small? The inability to entertain. We tend to be a little bit social, not huge social butterflies or the next great hostess-with-the-mostess, but we do like to have friends over, even just for … Continue reading

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The Stuff Wars

Some days, the Stuff is winning the war.  GM announced a few days ago that I was totally incapable of living “in a box” as he likes to put it.  Especially when he’s feeling frustrated and claustrophobic.  With our van … Continue reading

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