Monthly Archives: March 2014
It’s been a while since I’ve been able to post. Honestly, it’s been a while since I really had time to do much writing.
Life has been crazy.
Our granddaughter, Squishy, was born on March 5th, 4 days after my 39th birthday. Witchlet popped her out in about 20 minutes like it was nothing and I watched the whole thing.
Squishy is amazing and Draco and I are completely in love with her.
We are finally living in our RV and it’s been a massive adjustment for both of us.
The amount of room available had been its own adjustment, but it hasn’t been the only one.
If, like us, you’d never really spent time in a camper, you might not be aware of the fact that day to day living is a bit different as well.
While we’ve work endlessly on the plumbing, we’ve come to realize what a commodity fresh water can be.
Propane is our only way to heat the camper and our main way of cooking. It has become another commodity that I watch closely after spending a few barely over 20 degree nights without it.
Cooking takes more planning than it once did because of space. Prep-work really does need to be done in advance so you have room for the actual cooking process.
There are also various buttons and switches to become familiar with. A whole set of them tells us how our holding tanks are fairing, another turns on the water pump, a crank on the ceiling raises and lowers an outdoor antenna…it’s a lot to learn.
I’ve also learned some about our plumbing, gas lines and hook-ups and holding tanks.
It is a simpler life in some ways, but vastly different than anything I’ve done before.
As for right now, I’m going to enjoy the fruits of Draco’s labor and soak in a rare hot bath.