A few weeks ago a group of us got together to brainstorm ways to reach out to people who struggle with isolation and depression. Someone mentioned that sometimes, late at night, when some of her friends are struggling the most, they will go sit at a 24 hour coffee shop . . . simply to be around other people . . . . . So … Continue reading Monday Midnight Drawing Circle
I’ve been getting a lot of pleasure out of drawing lately . . . . . I draw a picture in sharpie on shiny photo paper, take a picture of it, email it to myself to move it to my laptop, and then play with color in GIMP . . . a free photoshop-type software . . . Yay GIMP! Continue reading Recent Drawings
Over the past year . . . much of the progress on this project has been the sssslow and arduous process of extricating myself from a sticks and bricks embedded existence toward a nomadic trolley life . . . . . As I near the end of the emotionally taxing sorting and moving process, Im able to turn my attention toward Trolley . . . … Continue reading Progress!
KD came and took the heavy things away! Bobby, master fork lift mechanic and resident propane (and propane accessories) expert took a look at the propane system and explained a whole bunch o stuff and had good ideas about how to proceed with all of that . . . . . William Earl disconnected and partially removed the rear AC . . . it’s bolted … Continue reading Heavy Things Gone / Propane DeMystified
Saturday morning with Hank and the trolley . . . Hank fixed the dinger string . . . performed some minor exploratory surgery to learn some things about framing new windows . . . contemplated and designed a simple and effective bed frame solution . . . . . and then a nice walk to Maria’s for tacos . . . . . . . … Continue reading Trolleytime with Hank
Holy Crap!! I knew it would be Heavy . . . but I had No Idea removing the wheelchair lift would be the Monumental pain in the butt it turned out to be . . . . . William Earl brought some serious stereo equipment for the evening . . . including pre-amp, cassette deck, headphone amp . . . . . It truly does … Continue reading Trolley Unbound
Some daytime work in triple digit heat . . . Dave Matthews sweetening the air . . . . . Drained the engine coolant so we could perform a bypass and remove the heaters . . . . . barn door open . . . let those 330 horses run Freeeeee . . . . . Today’s Goal Accomplished. Continue reading Engine Coolant in Wicked Heat