Living on the
the end of the fishing season, we returned to Richland for a couple of
days. Joan finished Puppet's coat, so now both she and Charm are
Leaving Richland, we spent several days in Seattle visiting my
Mom. From there we went to Vancouver to visit our
Foretravel/Mexico friends, Robin and Sharyl. We also saw Jim's
We stopped in San Ramon, CA to visit our neighbors from Indio, Ron and
Once we made it to Indio, the work of settling in began. The lot
and coach had to be cleaned. There were fireants in the
bushes. I was bitten several times. This was my first
experience with them. The bites festered and itched for days.
have been unhappy with the coach decals ever since we had them replaced
in 2003. One day, both us us decided it was time for them to
go. The driver's side was still in great shape, but the passenger
side which gets all of the sun was really faded and peeling. Jim
found a tool that would take the decals off so it wasn't as big a job
as we were afraid it would be.
left the big graphics on because they are in good condition. They
help break up the white plus give us a starting idea of what we would
like to eventually have painted on the coach. Unfortunately, the
sun has driven the blue from the decals into the white gel coat so Jim
has to work on buffing that out.