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I Remember.....

I remember, The days when I could walk down the street and not worry about being hurt by anyone. I remember the day when my dad worked for fleet wood in the 60's and 70's and some of the 80's and Rv's were built to stand. At least some of them anyway. I miss those days. All I see now is pain, and chaos on the tv. I have come to the sad conclusion that the commander will get what she needs only. No more plans of up-grading her, just fix the problem and move on. I had plans for her, but just…


Added by S Healton on February 6, 2011 at 1:01am — No Comments

It broke my heart......

Today I listed the Commander for sale. It really broke my heart to do it. Even my wife does not know it. But bills are stacking up, no work, things must be paid. I have found other coaches that are smaller, for a lessor price. I am hoping to be able to keep a little money and still buy another. I like the 28 ft of space, not having to fold down a bed to go to sleep, but I will do what I have too. I have one guy looking at her, so we will see. I suppose for me to say " I hope it does not sell"… Continue

Added by S Healton on January 14, 2011 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Last wish

As a child it was always chaos. Drunk mother, who died in our motor home

by driving over a cliff in it. I suppose I am upset because its close

to the time she passed away that has me thinking so much. What I find

odd is my wife is sick, she is too young to be as sick as she is.

Medical sucks, docs only care about the money. "here take this pill and

all will be fine". Yeah, that… Continue

Added by S Healton on December 26, 2010 at 8:29pm — 1 Comment

Just thoughts

First, I wish tell all happy holidays, and to be safe. As I posted on my last blog I was discouraged. Well, last night I looked on line at materials on the Home Depot and Lowes web site. I found some goodies there that were not as expensive as I thought. I found things like tile, and even the lumber to get her roof fixed. I am not sure however if that used 2+4's or the 2+3's. In any case they were 1.67 for 8 ft. Rather that's a 1.67 a foot I hope not. I found tile for as low as 67 cents which… Continue

Added by S Healton on December 25, 2010 at 7:10pm — 3 Comments


Today has been one of those days. I found out to reroof the Commander will be around $3500. Not to mention all the other things that needs to be done. I am trying to look at it as restoring an old rust bucket car, but I am having a hard time with that right now. Today I turned on the pump to flush antifreeze through my water lines and the toilet broke at the plastic connected to the toilet it self. So now I need a toilet. Geez! I see them used, (yuck) for 40.00, but would rather go new to a… Continue

Added by S Healton on December 22, 2010 at 11:36pm — 2 Comments

Our Commander

We have not had it for very long. I saw it one day in passing and was surprised at how good it looked for its age. Fairly solid, has some rot by the wheel wells, and sides. Its a fix I think I can handle. Anyways, For two weeks It stood out. The guy was asking 2500 for it, and him got to take 1700. I have been raised with Rv's all my life. My dad (RIP) built for Fleetwood for 30 yrs. So we always had one. Always a class c, so I wanted to try a class A. Not to mention my mother in 1977 drove…


Added by S Healton on December 16, 2010 at 11:47pm — No Comments



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