I realize I haven't been blogging on a regular day-to-day basis because, as I've been settled in one place for almost a month now, I begin feeling like I don't have some really exciting things to share everyday. But, wait a minute; every single day is an adventure. Right? Maybe I’ll just jot (electronically) a few thoughts on those regular days that make up most of my life. Every day is unique. I want to remember them.
I've enjoyed all the wonderfully friendly people I've met during my stay at Betty's RV Park. And, I'm so thankful for the offers of some of the guys to help me out with this and that in my rig. Sunday, Dan, with help from Marvin and Wendell, checked out my chassis and coach batteries. It appears the chassis battery, an Interstate, purchased in June 2013, is not functioning properly. That has to be why I’ve had to use the auxiliary starter anytime I start the engine after it's been off for a few days. So the guys took the battery out and I'm heading to a local Interstate dealer with my warranty to see what can be done about it.
This isn't a new battery issue; I've been using the aux starter all along my adventure. I'd check the water levels in all the batteries; they were fine, so I just continued on my way, not realizing that the voltage output wasn’t so good. Live and learn.
Yesterday, Marvin and I went on a roundabout drive to try to replace my windshield-washer fluid container and buy some other RV supplies. The fluid container had developed a hole in it when it was manipulated Sunday, probably just due to age. Well, we checked about three or four places and couldn't find the part; so, as of now, I can't wash the windshield until I can find a replacement. That I may have to order it online.
Happy Hour at Betty’s continues to be lots of fun and enlightening, too. The other evening I was talking to Do Do (Montana) and others about books we’re reading, have read, or want to read. (As my followers know, I’ve been on a “reading rampage” in recent months). We decided it would be fun to get all who want to participate together this Thursday before Happy Hour for a “Reading Experience Get-Together.” I’ve been doing some long-overdo book reviews on Audible and Goodreads and will make up a list of some of my favorite reads from the recent past. It should be a fun gathering – for us reading fanatics.
My New Year’s “Goal” of taking off that 10+ pounds that have been nagging me for months and months is going well. I have to be a little careful when eating out in these Cajun cafes – so good but so brutal for losing weight. The Weight Watchers approach to healthy living works for me. My issue has to do with consciousness once the goal is reached. Simply maintaining a record of what I eat seems to be incentive for me to practice healthy eating habits. Generally speaking, I do eat a healthy diet – except for sweets; but come on MP, what and how much are enough / how much is too much?
Have a Great Tuesday!
Have a Great Tuesday!