Honeybear and Me: It’s Complicated

Honeybear and Me: It’s Complicated

My relationship status with Honeybear the camper has moved from “head over heels in love, through thick and thin, “Here’s looking at you, Kid’” to “it’s complicated.”

For the last month and a half, I’ve spent almost all my free hours working on Honeybear. I’ve worked by lantern light after my day job, I’ve put in 10 hours days during my time off, I’ve listened to entire podcast seasons fixing problems, and I’ve been to the hardware store more times than I can count…

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How I Turned a Camper Disaster into a Positive: Part Two

How I Turned a Camper Disaster into a Positive: Part Two

In my last post, “How I Turned a Camper Disaster into a Positive,” I described repairs made to Honeybear after discovering a water leak. At the end of those repairs, the camper was structurally sound, but not livable. Plywood stood for a floor, raw walls displayed my inability to cut a straight line, and the bed was a sketch on the back of an IKEA receipt. Today, the camper needs a few minor adjustments, but it looks a whole lot better than it did a week ago.

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How I Turned a Camper Disaster into a Positive

How I Turned a Camper Disaster into a Positive

I refused to believe them. I was not going to completely rebuild the damn camper; it survived for thirty-five years, now I just needed it to last one more. That weekend, I decided to replace the section of the wall, re-caulk around the window, and call it a day. I’d finish the whole project in time to see Captain Marvel at the drive-in.

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