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Old 06-06-2016, 07:27 PM   #1
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Month One - Wheel Estate Reflections

Thought you all might enjoy this.

Some stories about this new tiny-living-adventure I'm on - a bit embarrassing at times - but lots of progress is being made. Also, update on my chemo and I have my launch date set!

Oh, and I'm seriously considering submitting a diagram to Escape for their next manual showing how to find the black tank lever...

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Old 06-06-2016, 07:49 PM   #2
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A wonderful read, Sara. Don't let those with 40'+ rigs intimidate you or make you defensive. I laugh at them with all their wants and supposed "needs." Keep on keeping on...
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Old 06-06-2016, 08:01 PM   #3
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A wonderful read, Sara. Don't let those with 40'+ rigs intimidate you or make you defensive. I laugh at them with all their wants and supposed "needs." Keep on keeping on...
You're so right! I should be looking sideways at them. LOL
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Good read, Sara. Despite the learning needed, you seem to be surviving quite well.

And just wait, the day you get fired by your oncologist, is a great day indeed.
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I know that feeling. Two of my heart doctors fired me last year and the other cut back to once a year.
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Jim Bennett and Captmath: Thanks and YES, I'm looking forward to the day he fires me. Congratulations to you both on that!
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A better link

I didn't realize the link I posted is for logging in to read. Here's a better link to access it without logging in:

https://sarandipitytravels.com/2016/...e-reflections/
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Old 06-07-2016, 12:18 AM   #8
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A wonderful read, Sara. Don't let those with 40'+ rigs intimidate you or make you defensive. I laugh at them with all their wants and supposed "needs." Keep on keeping on...
Last year when I rented a motorhome for a month, I was chatting to the folks next to me at a campground by Mt Shasta. They were on their way home from picking up this huge Class A. She was going on and on about how the rig had to have all this stuff, including a full size washer and dryer. I just looked at her and thought "really?". (They weren't going to full time in it either.)

AND best of all, you'll never be one of those women that say they can't hook up their rigs or drive them on their own and that their husband has to do it all. I was amazed at how many women were telling me that when I told 'em I was doing the trip on my own (well, with my cat, but you know what I mean). It's great knowing you don't have to rely on someone else for all that.

So, yeah, it'll get lots easier with time. I look forward to your reports from when you get to hit the road in July.

PS, I LOVE watching "Tiny House Nation"! It's quite addicting.
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Sara, don't worry about the black tank lever thing. When we got our first trailer, I asked lots of questions because of my inexperience. There isn't anything intuitive about these things. And there are lots of beautiful places you can take your trailer that won't accommodate a 40 ft motor home.

I admire your courage!
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Yes I always question which lever first but since it's the closest it's the right one. I always have trouble pulling the grey tank lever it's in such an awkward place. I'm a cancer survivor too it's was a rough couple of years but I'm back in the saddle. I agree with some of the above just because your a woman on your own there is no need to limet your adventures-although I do think for me it would be nice to share the work load and fun times with the right person.
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