I had a good time yesterday despite the fact that I did absolutely nothing. I decided not to go to the Thanksgiving dinner here at the RV Park because I didn't feel like being around a lot of people, so I just made dinner for myself.
I checked my propane this morning and found one of my tanks was empty, so the first chance I get I need to fill it up. I unhooked it already and put it in the truck in case I run into a propane place in my travels. I'm finding that one of my 10 gallon propane tanks will last approximately one month. This one lasted 26 days because we've had some chilly mornings and I've been turning on the propane heater for a half hour or so in the morning to take the chill off the room.
Since it usually cost around $20 to fill up one tank, I think $20 isn't bad to do all of my cooking, run the refrigerator 24 - 7, heat up the hot water tank every now and then, and keep the trailer warm during mild fall weather, for almost a month.
I've been noticing that my solar panels weren't putting out as much power as they should and I was thinking it was because of the days we've had that were cloudy or had scattered clouds in the sky. But today I finally realized that the Arctic Fox is parked facing south, and in the winter when the sun is low on the horizon, South is the worst possible direction for me to face. East or West is okay, but because the Arctic Fox roof is sloped and is higher in the front, facing North is the best. But it's a moot point since the Boondocking area at this escapees Park only allows me to park facing South.
I'll be leaving here Monday morning and will probably make one more stop at a state Park before I make the final mosey to the Padre Island national seashore. I'm looking forward to seeing a beach again but I'm really looking forward to being able to get a plate of deep-fried Gulf shrimp with a side order of hushpuppies, and be able to order a glass of tea without asking IF they have sweet tea because you KNOW they do.