How You Can Turn Dinosaur Mechanics Into A Path for Simpler Living

January started with a bang and then just about fizzled out before we had a chance to say goodbye.

We moved back into our bus after being estranged from it for over six months. Wasting no time we headed out to the desert for a New Years Eve celebration with a junket of rambling friends. Life couldn’t get much better as we kicked off the upcoming year, until of course, we were stopped dead in our tracks.

By the end of January, our one week of boondocking in the desert had turned into an unexpected three week adventure and education. The abrupt change of plans would end up granting us a clearer perspective into the path for simpler living we seek. But we didn’t realize this at that moment. And just like that tall creamy glass of Guinness beer that changed our course last winter, we kissed our well laid plans goodbye once again and cleared room for what was to come.

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Why We Chose Maintenance Over Payments

Before soaking up the old Florida vibe over in Cedar Key, we spent six days camped at a mechanic shop in Tallahassee.

We sat in the waiting room day in and day out, evaluating the worth of our 1988 house on wheels and what would become of our beloved Cheddar Yeti.

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Our Favorite Wood Chuck on Handy Motorhome Cabinet Upgrades.

When you live in less than 150 square feet there is always need for more efficient storage spaces. So, we’ve happily turned some awkward holes into usable spaces. Of course, with the help from a wood-whittling, precision-craft, guy-tech, lumber engineer named Charlie Lopez.

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Spiffy, Spray Painted Steps that Don’t Slide.

The before and afters say it all. A bit o-spray paint and some grip tape made our faded, slippery steps spiffy once again.

Here’s how it was done:

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New Vinyl Floors Installation

We are beginners for sure, nope, never done this before. Vinyl directions say “intermediate”, uhm, of course. So, we’re reluctant, yes, a bit. But, as you can see we did it and the results are supa’ fly!

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