TOUR AMERICA, 2020: FORT STOCKTON, TEXAS, THE LONE STAR STATE

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Places We Have Called Home In 2020

Home Is Where We Park It:  Fort Stockton RV Park, Fort Stockton, Texas

July 19, 2021

Temperature 94 Degrees

A Cool and Comfortable Day

Worship At Our Home Church In Colts Neck, New Jersey

House Cleaning

Project – Shower Skylight

We’re finally below 100 degrees on a consistent basis.  We’re also back up to around 60 or 70 percent humidity.  The later we are not used to.  Overall, the day was beautiful.

Inside we finally have it figured out just how to keep Elvira cool and comfortable.  We have the two AC’s running and four fans in different hot spot locations.  Taken together as a whole even in this 90 degree heat we find the AC’s no longer have to run all day.  They will cycle on and off as needed.  The front unit maintains a temperature between 79/80 degrees and the back unit maintains a temperature between 76/77 degrees.  We’re happy, cool and comfortable.

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This being Sunday we began our day with worship at our home church in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

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Special music today was provided by Joy on the flute and Maggie at the piano.

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Pastor Scott was back from vacation and in the pulpit once more.  His message was a reminder that come what may, nothing will ever be able to separate us from the love of God revealed in Jesus Christ.  A strong message of hope with which to begin a new week.

Following church we did our household chores for the week.  A long time ago we came up with a division of labor that has continued to work well.  Barbara is responsible for the kitchen and the living room.  I’m responsible for the bathroom, the hallway and our bedroom.

We cleaned counters, vacuumed, and dusted.  The bathroom bowl was scrubbed and the bathroom sinks were also scrubbed.  Our home is looking nice and spiffy as of now.

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All of the AC vents were opened up and cleaned.  Between the two of us we also cleaned all of the filters in the return vents.

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The project for the day was our bathroom skylight.

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A couple of weeks ago because of the heat coming in through this vent I decided to attach a piece of reflectix to the piece of plastic that is attached to this inner sky light.  Bad move.  It got so hot at one point it actually warped the plastic all out of shape.

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We went and obtained a new piece of plastic to install.  It’s installed using double sided tape.  Well, I can get the tape on but getting the backing off for the other side of the tape – that’s a job for Barbara.

Since the only piece of plastic I could purchase was clear, I was at first going to paint it to block some of the light coming through.  However, I though better of that idea and decided instead to obtain some window tint instead.  We’ll pick that up tomorrow and then finish this project up.

That was our day on The Road of Retirement.  Once again, it was a great day from start to finish.  Moreover, if tonight is a repeat of last night we’ll be able to turn the AC’s off and open the windows and let the breeze blow through Elvira.  Here’s hoping.

Thanks for stopping by today.  We always enjoy your company and appreciate your comments.  Be safe out there.

These are the voyages of  Elvira and her two intrepid travelers.  Our continuing mission: to explore as many new states as possible, to seek out new acquaintances and make new friends, to boldly go where we have never been before.

See you on down the road!

 

2 thoughts on “TOUR AMERICA, 2020: FORT STOCKTON, TEXAS, THE LONE STAR STATE

  1. Glad you’re able to keep the temperature more comfortable inside. Barbara looks like she’s taking her job very seriously. Have a good week.

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