Two months ago our airstream moved into a new home. Fortunately we went with it. The new house has a large gravel RV pad and, if airstreams had feelings, ours would feel much less claustrophobic, but very neglected.
I have done nothing substantial since my last post in March! It turns out that new homes are expensive and part of our airstream savings got diverted to the new house. But even more than the finances, since I have already bought materials for some of the most expensive next steps, I've been super busy with the new home. It takes time to make a house a home!
One more realization, everyone says renovating an Airstream will cost 50% more in time and money than you expect. I anticipated it being done by now, both in time and in money. So I guess this illustrates that I'm far worse at planning than average. I think it will end up double in both categories, maybe triple. I hope not more than that.
So being one year into this, here's my commitment: We will be camping in it next summer. It might not have all the bells and whistles finished, but we will be camping in June!
I'm not an Airstream Jedi, yet. Airstream Jedi would have sounded presumptuous, like I know what I'm doing. That couldn't be further from the truth. Padawan is a title I can hope to live up to.
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My friend Mike is building an airplane. Check it out.