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Saturday, May 14, 2011 - Marion IN

LD Lower Panel Detail, Sewemup Mesa Canyon, Gateway CO, April 28, 2011
LD Lower Panel Detail, Sewemup Mesa Canyon, Gateway CO, April 28, 2011

Too much

That the black tank dropped and rested on the rolled under fiberglass body panel for a good many rough country miles before it finally slid off on a swelteringly hot bone jarring ride on one of those poorly poured concrete roads in Iowa is pretty amazing.

I think a couple of factors contributed. First, I seldom travel with the waste tanks more than 1/2 full. Experience has taught me I need a cushion so I can live aboard a few days while awaiting emergency repairs. This puppy has been towed 3 times in the short while I've had it. Second, it was bloody hot that day - when the tank fell to the ground it was soft and folded at the rear mounts.

Night camp

Wal-Mart Supercenter in Marion IN

Walmart Supercenter Store #1294, 3240 Southwestern, Marion, IN 46952 - (765) 662-0809

The Eat What You Fancy Diet

The central plank of Sophie's thinking is that you can eat any damn thing you like, be it chocolate, crisps, chips or cheese ? in fact, that it's good for you to eat what you want, because 'forbidden foods' develop a powerful allure. This disappears when food is freely available, reasons Sophie.... The trick, however, that lets you achieve your natural, correct body weight is to eat only because you are hungry, and stop when you are full. Harder than it sounds, of course, and this is where the Beyond Chocolate tactics come in. [...]