Southern Tire Mart


Southern Tire came out and repaired the slow leak in the inside driver’s side rear tire. The tire had leaked down from 100 psi to 50 psi in 3 weeks. Turns out it was the valve stem. $180 and worth it.

I really appreciate road side services.

The repaired tire back on WHQ.

I’ll check the tire pressure again before I roll on down the road to assure myself that the problem is resolved.

QOTD: “What we name as anger is actually only the incoherent physical incapacity to sustain this deep form of care in our outer daily life; the unwillingness to be large enough and generous enough to hold what we love helplessly in our bodies or our mind with the clarity and breadth of our whole being.” – From David Whyte’s book, Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words

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More trust
More flow

Personal Notes


1. The Devil’s Backbone

2. It is nice parking at Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve. It is wooded. The sites are not close together. Trees separate the sites. The managers spread people out as much as possible. I need to spend more time in places like this.

3. WOW! I need to replace the over the range microwave/convection oven in WHQ. This should be fairly easy if I plan well and I can lift the unit.

4. I really enjoyed reading Dr. Perry’s blog on assessing the quality of your life.
He talks about expressing joy, emotional health, physical health, growth and expressing love.

It’s a short, informative, and thought provoking read.

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A Short Hop


I visited FourStar Freightliner in Montgomery AL to set up an appointment for service work. The fast and friendly service man said bring the RV in at 8 in the morning (6.1.17).  I’ll be there.  At 13 minutes away, it’s probably not going to get any more convenient.  

They’ll take a look at the air dryer, brakes, shocks, and air filters to determine what if anything needs repair.  We know they will find something.  That’s their business. Then they will check parts availability, order parts, and set up a time for me to to return for the repairs. 

He said it would probably have to stay overnight one night and that it should be done before my travel date (6.12.17). I’ll find a local motel or get a tent. I lean towards the tent plan.  A tent is a good thing to own.  After all, I might want to go camping some time.  😂

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I am cold and that wakes me up early this morning (2:35).  So I get up and check the heat.  Not good.  The heat pump is not making heat.  It isn’t even pretending to make heat. It isn’t making a sound.

I try all that I can try from inside and still not a sound or btu from the heat pump.  It’s like it isn’t getting power. I check the circuit breakers. That isn’t it.

I light the gas logs so I won’t freeze, have a little coffee, cook some breakfast, write a little, and listen to some jazz.

Now that it is light outside I go out and see if there is anything I can do.  Maybe there is another circuit breaker. Yes, there is. But that isn’t the problem either. I don’t think I’ll be able to fix this.   I see a repair person in my immediate future.

I call for a repair person who should be showing up anytime. lol You know how that is. I do too. I go to the building supply store for some portable heaters. There are hardly any left, but I do manage to get three.

I hope this isn’t expensive (the portable heaters were $100) and I hope it can be resolved quickly.  Today would be nice. The coldest night of the year is predicted in couple of days.  I really don’t want to have frozen plumbing to go with this. brrrr

Update Part Next
The repairman came and went. He opened the heat pump, did some tests, and flipped a breaker that was tripped. He has no clue what tripped it. He said he would have to come back if it happens again. $40 later I’m warm and know how to open the heat pump, find the breaker, and flip it myself.

I’m happy with this outcome. 🙂