Monthly Archives: February 2013

I guess I could just do this…

Seriously, I must be way too worried with all of the research and calculations about trailer weight, size, and aerodynamics.  Maybe I should wing it — I mean what’s the worst that could happen?  It works out well for the … Continue reading

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Some trailer plans

After last weekend’s test, I’ve been thinking all week about the design.  I put the cot inside and it was a good fit. It only took up about half the floor’s width, there would be room for four plastic tubs … Continue reading

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The difference between believing, beliving in, and having ideas…

I found this article Of God, Darwin and creation interesting.  Written by a priest who is also an evolutionary biologist, he discusses how he believes things that science has shown us such as gravity or evolution more or less as … Continue reading

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Trailer time — first build and test drive

It has been a productive weekend in terms of the trailer.  I made some room in the shed, visited the nearest Home Depot, and after a few hours of trail-and-error, I have my first trailer camper prototype. I thought that … Continue reading

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This is what they mean by “happiness is an attitude”

We had some layoffs at work yesterday.  That is always a downer, but one person had been there the twelve years I have worked there, is a friend, and this was tough to take for a number of reasons.  Hard … Continue reading

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The end is near…no really

This post is not going to be what you would expect from the title if you know me.  While it can be somewhat entertaining to poke fun at people like this guy who incorrectly predicted the end of the world … Continue reading

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180 Degrees South

I watched a moving documentary called 180° South last night (I know…who watches a documentary on Saturday night?)  Whenever I look around and think “should I really be doing this” I like to watch or read something inspirational.  I love … Continue reading

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Tent Testing is Finito

The tent has been up for around three weeks.  It has seen lots of rain as well as snow, sleet /freezing rain, ice pellets, and 50+ mph winds.  I haven’t detected a drop of water that made its way inside.  … Continue reading

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One cold night

A follow-up to this post. Slept in the tent about half of last night to test out the doggie heater and my electric blanket.  The latter was a hit, but not the former as Roxy-dog didn’t like her heater too … Continue reading

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Update: Fired Waitress — Time to Act, America!

Wow – for some reason this story has gotten more interesting to me. I had reserved judgment but now there is more information available.  And as we’ll see below, at least some of the info comes directly from those involved.  … Continue reading

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