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Oct 20, 2020 - Gary Working Around The House

Today is my day to do a few things around the house,last night the kitchen faucet was leaking and I was going to take off the handle and replace the washer. Simple thing to do, "RIGHT", "NO WRONG". I could not get loose the screw that was holding the handle in place The screw was so tight that even D W-40 did not work. So off to LOWE'S for a new faucet and some thread tape, I knew this was not going to be a quick fix. What shall be a half an hour work turns out to be a three hour thing, you know the water hose is tight and it takes more...

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Oct 19, 2020 - It Is That Time Of Year

Today was a over cast day to do some yard work after we had gone to Lowe's to buy some plants for the garden and garden arbor. We also have a arbor in the middle of the yard. Norma like to do some garden work and plants around the outside of the house. After years of us working outside in the yard Norma has taken over all the plants and garden work. I do the house repairs inside and out and she loves to cut the grass and just being outside in the great Florida weather. Today is the start of the garden work of planting and soil work, we...

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Oct 3, 2020 - Going To A Munzee Event

Going to a munzee event at Kiwanis park in Lake Wales, Florida next weekend. This is going to be our first fall camping trip just over the weekend. I asked a friend if he wanted to go camping with us over the weekend at Highland Hammock State park near Sebring,Florida just about two hours away from us here in Cape Coral, Florida. Going to camp at this nice state park and do some Geocaching on the park trails over the weekend and on Sat we shall be driving up to Lake Wales from Sebring , about a hour driving from the state park to attend a...

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Sep 16, 2020 - Depth In The Heart Of Texas

I have ben checking out information about Texas state parks and starting to get a list of state parks that we would like to visit this coming summer. I been watching "RV TEXAS Y'ALL " on in internet and have found some great information about the parks and trails and what to see and what to do. I can not walk on the rugged trails in the parks but can do flat trails and we still like to do Geocaching and Munzee in the state parks. Starting out with San Antonio and the "ALAMO" and of course the river walk with the water and boats. Got a few...

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Sep 9, 2020 - Where Do We Go This Next Year 2021

This years vacation was not to be because of COVDI-19 , was planning on going to Texas this year. I could not wait until the last minute so our vacation was to Indiana and a few other places. This next year is to start planning a vacation to Texas,starting right now. But I found out that Texas lets you make reservation for Texas state parks only three month ahead of time, Florida is eleven months and some other states six months. I have planned where to go and when, now it is just have to wait until April before I can make reservations in...

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Jul 15, 2020 - Try, Try Try Again

1 St time we came home because Harley had eaten coating from the power cord that ran from the truck to the trailer, causing blood in his poop, was home for about two weeks. Now we come home after the first day camping because the electric went out in the park and we did not know when it might come back on. It was a very hot day about 105. Our L.P. GAS tanks were empty, so we have no L.P. GAS or electric to run our fridge. It turn out that the one tank had a defective valve so that was the reason it showed empty and the other tank was...

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Jul 8, 2020 - Hot Hot Hot Outside But Hotter Up North

Here it is HOT HOT HOT here in Cape Coral , Florida but it is hotter in Indiana my home town. We had to come home from our vacation trip last month because Harley our dog got sick from eating electric wiring. So I redone our trip and we shall be going over to Palmdale , Florida for our first night out on the road. We have everything done for the trip, the truck and trailer is ready to go and so are we. I have a nice area to set in the shade with ice tea drink and a place to think about everyday think.

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Jul 5, 2020 - Look What We Did Over The 4 Of July And July 5,2020

Norma and wanted to do a few things around the house since we had to bring Harley back home from our vacation trip sooner then not. Because he wanted to eat things that he was not to eat and started to bleed and poop all over the place. We went out and got a wooden cedar arbor for the back yard and norma went and did the staining and sealer on July 4, and then today she went ahead and started to build the arbor with just a little help from me. We dug a few post holes and got the arbor in place for now, we might have to pour some cement to...

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Jul 3, 2020 - Power Cord Done,now Some Else

I went over to the storage area to work on my trailer in the A.M. because it is a little cooler at that time of day. Norma and I went over to LOWE'S to check out some wooden arbors for the back yard. We have a old PVC arbor that we wanted to move over to the garden and went out to get a wooden arbor to place in the yard. We want to get some green vines with yellow flowers for the wooden arbor.I think the arbor in the garden shall be blue flowers with a great smell to help bring in the butterflies.

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Jul 3, 2020 - Working Again On The Power Cord

The power cord from truck to trailer came loose from the truck as we were going down the road. I got a signal in my truck that I lost connection to my trailer,so I pulled off the road and found the power cord was not connected to the truck. I had drugged the cord enough to cut two wires that were for the brakes on the trailer and left side taillights. I worked on the wires and got the brakes back on and left running lights for the left taillights. I got everything going but the left turn signal and I would work on that after getting home....

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Jun 29, 2020 - On The Road Again After Dog Poop !!!!!! MAYBE

We came home after a few days of Harley our dog had eaten some coating from some small electric wires from our trailer. I had lost my connection from the truck to the trailer and the power cord was dragging on the roadway. So I had to do a repair job and the coating from the wires were on the ground and our dog had to eat the coating. After two days our dog was pooping in the trailer like soft ice cream then it went to soup and he had small amounts of blood in the poop. This was around 6 p.m. for the lunch break for the bluegrass festival...

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Jun 17, 2020 - Going Up The Road

We started our first day on the road early by just one day , I was going to start our vacation trip on June 18, but I did not want to travel that far. I got older and I do not like to travel that lot of miles in a day. So I want to start a day earlier and drive just up to around Ocala,Florida for the first night. I like to do the 2+2+2 or more which is do not travel more the 200 miles in one day, get in to your campsite around 2 or 3 P.M. and stay two or more days in that campsite to be able to see the park and do a few things around the...

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