NomadGal's Year on the Road

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by NomadGal, Jul 8, 2012.

  1. NomadGal

    NomadGal Esther

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    Thanks Mark! So far I've been lucky, no scraping the windows because Mithrandir is in the garage at night. I have a small heater inside the car with a fan, when plugged in, it keeps the windows from icing over.
    Hopefully Joanns won't look too closely as to what all I have plugged in, Battery blanket, trickle charger, block heater, inside heater :lol3 , but it helped, started right up even with a broken choke!
  2. NomadGal

    NomadGal Esther

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    Hey bro!
    I got a great deal in this car! It came with a brand-new distributer cap, wiring and spark plugs! They are the only shiny new things under the hood :lol3
    I will put synthetic in it as soon as I can afford an oil change. Might have to wait till next paycheck.
    The battery blanket will hopefully help, at least until I find a used choke, the one in there now doesn't work.
  3. DrydenRider

    DrydenRider Sun Seeker

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    I ran 5-30 semi synth in my older vehicles and it worked just as well as full syn in the cold. It is a bit cheaper.
  4. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    Happy Thanksgiving, NomadGal.

    Hope you have a great day tomorrow.



    Jerry
  5. Jettn Jim

    Jettn Jim This is Liv'n!!!

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    Yes Happy Thanksgiving everybody!:D

    And howdy Esther...Miss you.
  6. NomadGal

    NomadGal Esther

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    Thanks Jerry, same to you!!:D
  7. NomadGal

    NomadGal Esther

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    Hey Jim, sure miss you too, and the open road!
    I am loving the snow and its beauty though. Work is okay, but being on the road is infinitely better! If only I could make a living doing that! LOL. It does get tiring though, especially with all the engine trouble etc.
    Hope you are doing well, and maybe we'll meet again next year some time :raabia
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    NomadGal Esther

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    Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

    Hope you have a wonderful day with friends and family


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  9. NomadGal

    NomadGal Esther

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    It has been snowing for a few days.
    The snow here is like fairy dust, all glittery and light. You can blow it away with no effort.
    It shimmers when the sun or any light shines on it. Very pretty.

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    amazing how much snow can accumulate on a few skinny branches and twigs

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    The sun hovers around the horizon all day before somewhat setting at night. So far the nights have not been dark at all, but rather reddish and orangish Still haven't seen the Northern lights, too cloudy

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    Trying to melt some snow so I'll have some water to do dishes

    Yeah this was an odd thanksgiving, all of us in this little housing area were going to have a potluck, but upon awakening found out that we were sans water. Looks like the heated wrap around the hose into the underground water tank bit the dust, so of course the water froze in the line. It's 6 PM and I still haven't seen any water. The landlord showed up for an hour and showed me how he had pulled the waterline out of the wall and had it inside the house next to me to thaw out.
    I have a feeling he was trying to get me to put it back in after it thawed out. This time I played ignorant though, I really wasn't in the mood for messing with the waterline today, especially as it was cold, and I have to work a long Black Friday shift tomorrow. I'm gonna get eaten alive by screaming costumers!!!!
  10. TwilightZone

    TwilightZone Long timer

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    Hmmm... there's a Black Friday in Alaska ? In bloody Fairbanks ?
  11. viper770

    viper770 Been here awhile

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    i work at a walmart and black friday started for us yesterday just crazy man just crazy:baldy
  12. NomadGal

    NomadGal Esther

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    Yup!! Joann's is always busy, it seems folks take crafting very serious here. :D
  13. just jeff

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    Heck! We even have Black Friday in CANADA now!!
    jj
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    viper770 Been here awhile

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    im sorry lol
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    just jeff Long timer

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    It's OK. I'm sure it's not YOUR fault!!:lol3
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    ninjadance PAW

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    your snow photos are lovely! we might see some wet snow showers on monday - but i doubt it. i hope it clears enough for you to see aurora, there are good forecast sites.
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    8lives Dharma Bum

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    I drive a truck for Walmart,you people in the stores have a tough job this time of year,makes me glad all I have to do is watch the road and hang onto the steering wheel!
  18. NomadGal

    NomadGal Esther

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    Thank you Ann! How's Vancouver island? I loved it there even though I only had rain. I hope I"ll make it back there one day. :D
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    NomadGal Esther

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    Good thing you are not trucking here in AK! I've wanted to be a truck driver for some time, and I still might. It would have to be long distance though, to places like Alaska or so.
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    NomadGal Esther

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    I wished I had known that Walmart black friday started on Thursday. I had my eye on a sewing machine, so I could make some extra money from home. I got one here at Joann's on Black Friday, not exactly what I wanted, but it will do for a while. Take care Rowdy