Who Is Walkerlady?

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I'm the 'Lazy Quilter' who doesn't always take the time to try to achieve perfection. I prefer to enjoy the process of creating instead of agonizing over being perfect. I am 'Walker Lady' who changed my lifestyle and lost over 70 pounds in the process! I wear the hats of a Quilter, Artist, Crafter, Musician, Life Coach, Wife, and Mom, all rolled up into one unique human bean!

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Trailer Tails

Here is my son, myself, and my husband when we picked up the new RV:

We are trying to decide if we will cut down one tree to make a carport for the new rig. This is our backyard with the RV in it. The carport would be put behind where the RV is in this photo:
We are such tree-huggers though, that we haven't been able to decide if we could really do this! The location is the only location we can use too. We will have to give it all more thought.

For now the rig is in the shop. We are having it thoroughly gone through and having a repair made. See the middle there? That is rotten wood from having been water damaged. We knew it was there when we bought it. We hope the repair will be done well and to our satisfaction. We are skeptical about it though.
This is located in the overhead bed area, above the driver's side. It is a common place for Class C's to leak. I think I have found a leak in this general area in about 99% of the used RV's I've looked at!

Last weekend we went to Albuquerque, NM and back. It was a rush trip to take care of a family member. While on the road we were stopped to gas up when I saw this trailer across the way from us:
Cute rig! Then I took note of the towing vehicle. It seems a little small, don't you think? The tow vehicle is a Pontiac Torrent, which is an SUV. It has a towing capacity of 3500 pounds.  The trailer weighs about 2600 pounds, empty.  So yes, this should be a workable combination.
It has a maximum loaded weight that is over 3700 pounds. If they load all the water, propane, supplies, etc, they could take it over 3500 quite easily. This is a common problem for folks. The towing vehicle is over estimated and the trailer is under estimated.

In other news, I am back to teaching yoga again and loving it! I am also still working with my trainer. He's turned out to be a pretty good guy. I've almost quit, twice, and he talked me out of it. Sure, he has ulterior motives, but he's not making a living off what I pay him. He is doing it because he actually seems to care. Whether he does or doesn't, he makes it seem like he does. For now, I can deal with that.
That's it for today. Hope you are all having a very fine day!

1 comment:

Crabby McSlacker said...

So cool that you are getting the trailer all taken care of, that's going to be so fun! THanks for sharing pics so I can visualize. And also great about the yoga and not giving up on the training. Yay you!!