Monthly Archives: December 2009

Odor Be Gone!

As with any brick and mortar place (aka house), it may take some time after you have moved in before you can call it “home”. There is always cleaning (again!), some painting and maybe some remodeling. The same applies to … Continue reading

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Things You Can Learn In An RV Resort

What you are looking at above is the correct way to hook up a sewer hose in a 2001 Newmar Dutch Star motor home.  The reason you are seeing it is because it’s not quite as obvious as you might … Continue reading

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RV Toilet and the Geo Method

RV water tanks (fresh, gray and black) are critical to the RV house system. The fresh water is self explanatory. The gray water is waste water from your sinks and shower. The black water is water from the toilet. The … Continue reading

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We’re Back!

Just a quick note that we’re back from Sarasota and are now camped in the back yard again. 🙂 We had a good time and will be posting all sorts of stuff about the trip, but we’re just settling back … Continue reading

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New Slow Cooker for New RV

Since we have more space in the Star, I am now able to I have a slow cooker (again!). 🙂 I enjoy cooking with the slow cooker. They are just awesome. Easy and delicious. It takes a little planning & … Continue reading

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Some lessons have to be learned the hard way…

We’re now in Sarasota, which is approximately 150 miles from Ocklawaha, which is where we started.  I’m guessing that the emergency/parking brake on my Jeep lasted about 15 miles before the shoes completely fried. That handle over in the picture … Continue reading

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Next stop, Sarasota…

The Star is all cleaned up, packed up and ready to roll a little further south.  We’re heading to Sarasota tomorrow morning.  We have some close friends and some family in or near Sarasota, so we’ll be spending about a … Continue reading

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We are clean people

You must be holy, because I am holy.          1 Peter 1:16 Cleanliness is next to godliness.                  John Wesley, 1778 Cleanliness requires tireless effort. And we sure put a lot of effort and time into getting the Star clean. The dealer … Continue reading

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New Shoes!

Note: I’ve gotten a number of mentions from friends and fambly that the previous post was “too much”.  I’m making this one much easier… and it has pretty pictures!   😉 Our Dutch Star is now sporting a new set of … Continue reading

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Fight The Power!

Photo from Kuzeytac on flickr, under Creative Commons license A soon-to-be RV’er posted on her blog about a couple of RVs she is considering and an issue came up about the power.  One RV is 30 amp, the other is … Continue reading

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