According to the National Weather Service, a flash flood is defined as, “a flood caused by heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time, generally less than 6 hours. Flash floods are usually characterized by raging torrents after heavy rains that rip through river beds, urban streets, or mountain canyons sweeping everything before […]
We use vision boards to help us realize our dreams. I’m such a firm believer in vision boards that I wrote an online vision board program and started a separate website back in 2007. You can build your own online vision board and use it for your desktop background or print it out here. You […]
We shape our experiences in life by what we choose to think. In order to gain more control over our lives, we must actively gain control of our thinking. One way to begin to change our thinking is through the use of affirmations. An affirmation is a positive statement of Truth. By repeating affirmations, we […]
Our decision to buy a travel trailer as opposed to a Fifth wheel or a Class A or C motorhome was the best decision for us. I explained how and why we chose our truck, Bruce, in this article. Today, I want to explain why and how we chose our travel trailer, Opal. Why We […]
After our first unsuccessful shopping trip, we decided that we should probably choose a used truck instead of a new one. They are NOT cheap – at least not like we needed. We learned that a V6 engine with Ecoboost pulls more than a V8 engine. We also learned about GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) and GCWR (Gross Combination Weight Rating). We learned way more than I ever really wanted to know about trucks and decided we wanted a V6 with Ecoboost, 2 wheel drive, 3.5L, 3.55 axle ratio, SuperCrew cab with a short bed. Before this shopping expedition, I couldn’t have told you what any of that meant except for maybe the short bed and 2 wheel drive.
Our last lesson! We talk about the insights we’ve gained and our success in this course. We talk about the changes we see and feel in our bodies and know in our minds. This was a good lesson to celebrate our victories. We are making good choices and it’s not been hard to do lately. […]