Sun setting last night. I’ve noticed that if I crop the photo after I take it, it turns out kind of fuzzy….or am I imagining it?
I’ve got one car chase to do today. Then it’s off to Mom’s house. My aunt Kaethe and uncle Dieter are here for a five-day visit from Germany. They are on their way to Florida. My little sister and I will be going to meet them for lunch today.
I’m looking forward to it. It’s not often that we all get together.
It looks like I will have this coming Sunday off. The weather is going to be awesome and it will be a good time to bubble wrap the rest of the water hose and do a few other things outside.
I stopped at Reines RV Center to check out their new parts department. I found a heavy duty vinyl cover for my propane tanks. The hard plastic cover is a real pain to get over those two tanks….especially when I have to switch tanks in the middle of the night at 20 some degrees. It seems like I can never line both tanks up just right to slip that hard cover over them. Hopefully, this vinyl cover will solve that problem.
While I was there, I shouldn’t have, but I looked at some of the trailers on their lot. Damn….I wish I would have bought a smaller one. It’s funny, but when I bought the Springdale that I have now, I thought it would be hard to live in anything smaller than this after living in a three bedroom townhouse. Now after a year and a half of living in 312 square foot worth of space and downsizing my “stuff” to only things that I use, I can see that I would have no problems in living in even less space. Last night I was thinking of pulling in both slides to shrink some of the space in here. I have one slide for the bedroom and one for the living/dining room area. It would also prevent heat loss which I know I have with the slides.
When I got home I looked at the slides. If I close the slide for the living/dining room, I would lose some major cabinet space in the kitchen, so that wouldn’t work too well. The bedroom might be possible, but then I don’t think I would be able to open the drawers and the closet. I’ll have to measure them. The bed sits on a box type base which has storage space under it and is accessible from the outside. I could remove the box and get a smaller bed. I’ll have to mull it over for a while.
I know one thing for sure, I am going to get rid of the hide-a-bed in the living room. I can’t stand it and it’s the most uncomfortable piece of furniture I’ve ever had. I never sit on it and it just takes up space. LOL….Taking it out of my home would be time-consuming since I think that my home was built around it. I would have to dismantle it into small pieces to get it out of the door.
I’m still undecided on what to do about skirting. I figured out that it would take about 60 bales of straw to totally close up the underside. I already have enough tarp to cover the bales with. I’ll stop by Buckland Farm Market to see how much that would cost me. Then I’ll have to figure out a way to get it over here.
Lots of things to think about. It sure helps to write them down. :)