Wesley Chapel, Florida (high 82, low63) rain
Some light rain moved in last night, coming in from the Gulf. I hope it stops when we start our outside preparation for travel.
Yesterday (remember how I said we procrastinate?), Al decided to replace the bad inner tube in the kayak cart tire. It had needed replacement for several months, and Al finally find the correct tube a few weeks ago. Did we replace it as soon as we found the tube? Nooooooooooo. We much prefer to wait until the very last minute so that we have a lot to do the day before we travel.
He was having a heck of time putting the tube back into the tire, being careful to align up the valve stem. Actually, getting the tube inside wasn’t too hard, but the inner core was not going on correctly. We both worked on it for a few minutes, trying everything we could think of to snap the tire back onto the inner core. My answer for everything is to “Google” it. I went online and did a search for replacing tube in tire on kayak cart. Would you believe, I found a You Tube video for what looked to be the exact same tire? It was for a boat cart, but it was just what we needed. They provided a few tips that allowed Al to snap the tire right back onto the inner core! Thanks to the guy who put out the You Tube video! If you need to know how to do something, you can almost bet there is a You Tube video out there!
Do you “Google” things often? Last night, we saw a commercial for an old soap opera and I got to wondering how long a particular actress had been on that show. So, I “Googled” it and found my answer. The internet is a great thing, isn’t it? I often wonder how different my life might have been if the internet was around when I was growing up. I might have found something that really interested me for a career, instead of just “getting a job.”
Today is travel day. We’re up early, drinking our coffee and green smoothies. Last night Al said, maybe we could try to leave by 9am. I just laughed. :)
We only have about a 200 mile drive today, so there is no hurry except that the earlier we arrive at the state park, the more time we’ll have to explore it.
See you down the road.