Monthly Archives: December 2013

Made it to Georgia

Day two of the drive was much better.  Despite pouring rain and the resulting 11-hour drive, I made it to Athens, Georgia yesterday!  I shifted some weight forward in the trailer and it behaved much better.  It quit wiggling and … Continue reading

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First day on the road. What a day!?

This is the first post from “the road”, which is reason to celebrate!  I’m only a quarter of the way to Georgia, for reasons that I’ll get into (I’ve learned that writing is good therapy).  While there have been a … Continue reading

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Countdown to liftoff: officially one night to go!

I am officially leaving in the morning, and this time I am actually ready.  Just a little bit of loading and some light cleaning to do the morning, then my walk-through, and then I’m on the road!  Note to future … Continue reading

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Wishing for TLBICP (yeah you know me)

I hope everyone is having a Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays / Winter Solstice Festival / whatever you’re into.  My holiday wish is that all people and critters give and receive more TLBICP: Truth – Love – Beauty – Inspiration … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Eve with a serving of Buddha Delight!

No, I’m not being blasphemous. Well, not completely blasphemous anyway. I happened to pick up some Chinese food tonight for din-din. I figured that they would be open, plus I really needed some vegetables. I got one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Countdown to Liftoff: not Monday, but soon

Sunday December 22, 8:00 PM I was scheduled to leave in the morning, but it is not going to happen. A combination of too many things to wrap up and some rain have thwarted my plans. At the same time, I … Continue reading

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Countdown to liftoff: two days

The last two days have been full of moving stuff — to the landfill, to storage, to the ex’s family, to people that her father knows, and to donation centers.  I can’t believe how much stuff there was.  Tomorrow will … Continue reading

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Hay Santa — I want a trailer with a camper shell on top

I picked up the trailer today.  It is almost exactly as I had hoped. The color matches better than I expected, the roof rack is very sturdy, and the back doors are great.  Even though taller than the big wooden … Continue reading

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Countdown to liftoff: one week, maybe less

Getting closer and closer.  Got a reality check yesterday from my last day in the office.  A wave of emotions hit me as I was heading home.  I’ve been going to that building for 13 years.  It has sure flown by.  … Continue reading

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Another day, another crime from a “loner”

Yesterday, it was the Colorado high school shooter. Today, it is a teenager charged with raping an elderly nun near Pittsburg.  Other than his name and age, the only information provided about the accused is that he was described (by … Continue reading

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