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GONNA SPEND THE NIGHT

I wanted to spend the night in the van in the mountains to work on my courage without being too far from home.  It will also give me the chance to work out issues so the first adventure trip won’t … Continue reading

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WAS IT WEIRD TO SPEND THE NIGHT IN THE VAN IN THE BACKYARD?

Yes, yes it was.  I was like a kid sleeping in the tent.  I wanted to test the comfort of the bed and the interior. Why wait until I’ve planned a five day fishing trip to find I can’t sleep … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL SHAKEDOWN TRIP, NOV. 10-11, 2017

Location: Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map of park. Not much happened on Friday other than more walking and wind and cold. Before we knew it, it was time to pack up and go.  When we pulled the rig … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL SHAKEDOWN TRIP, NOV. 8, 2017

Location: Last night was — let’s say — interesting.  About 10pm an important device in the bedroom gave a loud squawk and stopped working.  We immediately thought the device had died.  By the light of the radio, Margo tried different … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL SHAKEDOWN TRIP, NOV. 7, 2017

Location: Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map of park. Boy, I could just kiss those previous owners.  I woke up singing the praises of the mattress which must have cost a fortune.  When I first sat one it, I … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL SHAKEDOWN TRIP, NOV. 6, 2017

Location: home to Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map of park. On Nov. 6, 2017 we headed off on a shakedown trip to Lake Sumner, NM (or as it says on the signage Sumner Lake).  As to be expected … Continue reading

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A DEEPER LOOK AT THE AFTER MARKET THINGS ON THE VAN

The van runs very well, but there’s more to a van than knowing that it moves well.  Like the after market additions.  What is the purpose of the little red, totally-out-of-place LED light (Boy, do I hate that sucker for … Continue reading

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