Now for some disturbing news....MY RV TORE!!! LITERALLY!! Sooo....waaaaaaaaaahhhhh!! I have surgery scheduled for my foot on 11-16, yes, this Wednesday. So I did one final outing with Ellie, my RV this weekend. I still love taking her out, I still love living in her, but I'm not loving her latest booboo. :-( OK, but before I get to that, yes, the new converter seems to work, BUT the battery was pretty much choked to near death by the old converter, sooo, need yet another new battery. Lets hope this will be it for awhile!
Now onto Ellie's booboo - it's ugly. It's nasty. It's definitely not pretty. I cried. Yes I did. I cried & felt like the world's elements are out to get me. After all, Hurricane Ike took my house, but I still had Ellie. Now somehow, the highway took a chunk out of her! :'''( So here are a few photos, then I'll explain what happened.
I was driving back home on I-10, heading west, then I heard a sound that sounded a little loud, but sounded like I had once again, forgotten to take something off the counter, so it jumped off all by itself. So I keep driving, thinking nothing of it. I'll pick it up when I get back to my spot in the driveway. I get back, pull into my spot, get out to be sure that I'm not parked on top of my friends extension cord that they keep the pond pump running with. It's getting dark, something catches the corner of my eye. I look up & was shocked!! Then I freaked a little, cried a little, felt a bit defeated. So all I can guess is that I got hit by road debris or else the 2x4 that hit me a few months ago actually did do some damage other than put a dent in the support frame of the fiberglass. So bummer! Called the insurance company, they will be sending out an adjuster. In the meantime, I went out & found something to protect it with. Found a white vinyl table cloth, had white duct tape, so taped it down. Thought about doing something flashy, but really? I didn't need a big reminder of it with anything flashy! Then I felt the table cloth wasn't strong enough, so went to the store & got a clear plastic shower curtain liner & cut it to fit & taped as I went along. So now it's protected (hopefully) till repairs can happen. My surgery will keep me down for at least 2 weeks, so I wanted to be sure that the temp cover would suffice. But Bummer! I just have to tell myself it could have been worse...I also had to pick up a container of whoppers to make myself feel a bit better...something chocolate always helps a bit!
The tape isn't actually on the window, so I can still open & close the little window. I taped it on the center of the window frame.
I can't say that I slept well last night either. I kept thinking the wall was going to fall down & I was going to fall out of bed or something. This sucks.
I hope everyone is well. It's been a few days since I've posted & I've not had the time to get caught up on other blogs or even email yet. Sure wish I could have joined up in the WGS GTG too, but hopefully, I'll be able to see some of these wonderful women before they head back up north next spring. My next post may be from my couch & an air mattress as I won't be able to walk & won't be able to sleep in the overhead bed. I'll remain in my friends driveway & they will take care of my dogs & kitties while I recover.
~As always, be kind to your pets, clean up after them on your travels & respect your neighbor. ~
PS, I also bought myself a snuggie while at the store. I needed a hug...now all I need is another cold front to be able to use it! It's soft & the store checker ..uh...kept petting it...hmmmm. At least it was still on the box & not on me!