Tuesday, 15 January 2019
It was a cool day in Florida. When I listened to the radio on my way into St Cloud at 10 this morning they were talking about how everyone should dress for the winter weather we are having. I guess I didn't get the memo because I was wearing shorts and a tee shirt and I was not cold. Everyone I saw on the street had on a coat and some were wearing touques. The word winter tends to stir a thought of something waaaaaay colder than what it is today. Check out these temperatures back home.
Monday, 14 January 2019
Sunday, 13 January 2019
Last evening we were hanging around the circle and we noticed a 5er pull in across the way. It was Janice back from the Everglades. She had left us a week or so ago to head south and see what was there. We had thought about going there for a while but she said it wasn't that great. Where they had been was about 40 miles from town and there was nothing out there. So she came back, I think it was mostly cause she missed us. Ha Ha. Welcome back Janice.
Saturday, 12 January 2019
The other day when we went to town we saw a huge plume of smoke across the lake from the marina. When we see smoke like this it is always worry some because out here, although there is are lots of wet lands, there are also great expanses of grass lands and forests. Some of the locals seemed to think it was a farmer burning off some of his land. No one seemed too concerned so we went about our business.
Friday, 11 January 2019
The two additional batteries that I bought the other day seem to be working out really well. Instead of starting to run low on power if we watch TV until midnight, we now have lots left over. Even with only 4 solar panels, our 6 batteries are generally full by noon if the sun is shining. So today I had to permanently mount them which meant removing the old metal tray and replacing it with a simple plywood shelf.