Category Archives: motor vehicle

Bugs, bites, and fungus?

I’m in the hate mode.  I hate bugs and their bites.  I hate their buzzing around too.  I hate their corpses getting into light fixtures–how in the world do they manage that? I hate mildew too.  It grows all over … Continue reading

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The Great Repair is FINISHED!

The Great Repair has finally finished.  I actually did a “happy dance” when it started finally.  For some reason, the final portion of the repair was replacing a fuse for the ignition system–somehow, it had blown.  Today, for the first … Continue reading

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The Great Repair-final stages

The Great Repair is finally nearly finished, just lacking a few minor parts that have proven very difficult to obtain, especially when your transportation is either a bicycle or the vehicle that needs the parts before it can be started!  … Continue reading

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January…

We started this journey on August 1st, 2010.   January is the sixth month.  Do we regret it? No. Could we have done some things better? Oh, most assuredly! Preparation, both in terms of our personal belongings and mentally, would have … Continue reading

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Anticipation…and rain

This morning seemed to take forever to dawn.  I was excitedly looking forward to the van’s Great Repair finally being completed. But guess what? Mother Nature has other plans.  We have a lovely storm sitting here, we had tornado watches … Continue reading

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A new year and here we go!

The year of embarking on this smaller journey has ended, and now…we’re starting fresh.  The OTHER good news is…the Great Repair is expected to be completed today too. I think the news about the Great Repair finally coming to an … Continue reading

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Small ideas

Small spaces. Today, between me being sick & cranky, the cats being neurotic, and the barking dogs who hate each other, GM is totally fed up with living small.  He’s sure we cannot successfully and happily live in anything less … Continue reading

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