Monte Rio Vacation Cottages
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... given the heat you had in So Cal. Speaking of So Cal, I was called for jury duty but dismissed, because I don’t live there anymore. Felt a bit odd…
Tuesday, September 2, 2014:
Made the first of two trips home and been here for about a week. The inside is all but done. A few pieces of trim here and there and bingo, all is in order. At least until I bring the final load in a couple of weeks. Still, I feel pretty good about how ...
... ll take it!
Dave has been sanding and mudding the bedroom for the last 2 days, probably 3 more to go before he can paint. (Slow process but beautiful results) That is the last room to be painted, and I am really going to be happy when it is done! Our big project is to get the bathroom plumbed.
Meanwhile, I am making some changes in the RV. Tore out the stove hood, and the top of the stove (it was a wreck) and painted the back wall. Made ...
... dead batteries…. Of course! . Luckily I have a 12-volt charger, and the trailer lights run off of 12 volts, so magic Dave got us some light. We still had ice in the chests from the trip, so the food was safe. The power was out until about 10, so it all worked out.
There were some fires and bad winds up here, which caused the outage. So, in my city-slicker way, I asked my neighbor about the emergency alert system. TV? Radio? Texting ...
... about 2 weeks now. The Beloved Dave (TBD) has been busting his butt trying to create perfection, and driving himself crazy since it is not possible with the ancient, poorly constructed trailer. Still, he is doing a fine job of making it as close to perfect as possible. Me…. I think close is just fine and I wish he wouldn't get so stressed, but hey, it is how he functions, so who am I to pooh-pooh it?
I have been learning how to mud and tape drywall, and doing the ...
... outlets and windows, so each piece must be custom cut, no just tossing the drywall up. My job is to staple the insulation and vapor barrier and, once we get the drywall positioned, I screw it into place using my new favorite tool… an Impact Driver. Oh man, I love this little baby. Light and so easy to use even I can get the job done in a few minutes.
It is spring here, so that means the bugs are swarming. The first couple of days I only ...