Monday, November 14, 2011
Time to Relax and Do Nothing
Sundays are great for football watching for him...Sparky likes to keep busy, so she spent some time today washing windows while Eldo crawled under the rig and lubricated the jacks. I should have gotten a photo of his legs sticking out from under the rig! Missed it! Apparently, the jacks are needing a lube job as when they came up, they made a horrible popping sound, like the springs all of sudden cut loose. The jacks are ok, but there must be some resistance going on for them to pop and crack like that. It sounds like a gunshot going off and causes us to practically have cardiac arrest! And it's worrisome! Guess we'll have to add that to our "to do" list in Red Bay whenever we finally get there!
After getting some minor jobs done today, we both settled in to just stay at the campground and visit with some Alabama folks for a bit at a nearby site. They gave us a BUNCH of nice firewood as they were leaving today, and they told us some things to go see later this week in Montgomery.....We never did find the chamber of commerce the other day, but went online and got some information instead, which corresponded with what they suggested we check out.
Then we moved our rig from site #23 over to site #26, and in the process, dumped our tanks and got ourselves situated in a roomier site with a more expansive view of the lake and river. There was just one slight problem--one of the rear slides did not go in all the way--uh-oh! Check it out...What was wrong? Uh, Sparky left a case of Coke under the bed and it wedged so tight between the slide and the dresser, the slide thought it was done coming in! Oops! Remove the case of Coke, problem solved, whew! and not one can lost--Yay!.....Sparky spent the rest of the day knitting and working on Christmas gifts, and Eldo spent the afternoon watching football. The only excitement the entire rest of the day was an air boat going by. Geez, those things are loud!
It was a great day to just sit and contemplate your navel, as they say....(Who in the heck says that?! E. wants to know.) I dunno, it's an old expression, lol!. At any rate, we love this campground!.....See you tomorrow.....P.S. One more drawback--AT & T service is terrible--in and out standing in one spot and not moving. However, Mi-fi works GREAT! Tomorrow, we go exploring downtown Montgomery, lots and lots of important history in just a couple of blocks!