Monthly Archives: March 2011

Thors Throne: The Poodle gets a custom-made seat

Thor really wants to ride in the front seat. He can fit there, but if I hit the brakes or take a quick right turn, he’s on the floor. The last (and only) time that happened, I was afraid the … Continue reading

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A Tent for All Seasons

On the recent REI trip I bought a Kelty Deluxe Carport. I have tried, twice, to set it up without success. As it turns out it’s not an easy thing to do alone, especially when you’re still figuring out what … Continue reading

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Cup Holder, sky light mechanism, dry box, eye bolts: check

I’m sure you’re wondering just what I’ve accomplished in the past couple of days. If you’re my student who’s wondering why I haven’t gotten his/her/hir dissertation proposal back, this is not the post you were hoping for (though I did … Continue reading

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The Future VW Camper

Here’s a YouTube video with a VW camper of the future. Mine is a camper of the past. It’s cool, though.

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Uh, why wait until 81?

Here’s an inspiring video about 5 men who at 81 trained and went on a motorcycle ride. I’m not going on a motorcycle, but I’m not waiting until 81, either.

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Getting ready for the shakedown cruise

Sometime this week Thor and I will embark on our first journey. I worked this weekend to get some more stuff done, mostly pretty boring stuff like getting locks installed on all of the cabinets, some little pieces of trim … Continue reading

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KOA: Couldn’t do the Walmart.

This morning as I lay in bed thinking that Thor and I should hit the road, I received a phone call from my therapist to let me know that he/she/zie was expecting me 10 minutes earlier. As one who tries … Continue reading

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And the adventure begins!