Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Meeting Other Dwellers

 

Sorry I’ve been so lax in posting folks, the days seem to go quite quickly lately. 

I’ve been hanging out in the Quartzsite, Az area for the past 3 weeks..  came here for 2 reasons.  first, to see what there was to see at the rock show, and check to see if I could sell any of mine.. well.. the show was ok, and there was so much material that was better than mine, and for cheaper than I wanted to sell mine, that I decided it will have to be a hobby for now instead of potential income :)

The second reason was to meet up with others living in their vehicles and see if I could actually interact with folks to a degree.. that has been a very good success!  I’ve met a couple of great folks and in our interactions am learning more about myself and how to live this life comfortably.  I’m very glad that I came over.

It's also been good for Tori, she’s had the chance to interact with a human pack, as well as a few dogs, and I think she’s grown a bit with it.  I have told folks I am going to “the Slabs” in Ca, mid Feb., and I probably will, but then I’ll have to deal at least in part with new folks, and it’s hard to believe that it will go as well! .. my old confidence again I see –grin-.

At the moment, camped out near the town of Bouse Az.  I had never heard of it, and if you blink you drive right through, but have mail being sent there that I’m waiting for, and got tired of the crowds in Quartzsite.. it got nuts in there when the RV show got to town :)

Upgrading my life!

well, it finally happened… ran into someone that could answer the questions that I kept coming up with as to power.. 

so I’m in the process of upgrading my solar capacity!

Added 2 Trojan t-105’s yesterday, Had to replace my Inverter a week or two ago, have a charge controller on order to replace the one I dragged down the road back in august, and am awaiting an email from a vendor in Phx on blemished Solar panels… If I get a favorable answer from them I’ll be putting 400 watts on the roof!!

even just having the battery upgrade is making a world of difference, I can actually use lights and the computer in the truck now.. but when I truly upgrade I expect to be able to not worry about it at all.

Cant get Internet where I am now in the truck, so will walk up a hill tomorrow and check there ;)

Weather Event

in the truck at the moment, even though it’s plenty light outside…  Have a major series of storm systems rolling through the area, and it’s windy, cold and raining at the moment.  Supposed to be this way for a couple days/weeks.  So glad I upgraded my batteries!

Hopefully can send this out tomorrow, Trucks rocking in the wind tonight so far!

Saturday, January 9, 2010

A wonderful Sunset…

yes I know.. I'm behind in a couple posts.. just haven't been in a writing mood lately.. but I DO want to share a picture or two..

will work on the other posts soon… Promise!!

last nights sunset from my camp :)

 

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