I survived Cyber Monday yesterday, and today is day four of a six day in a row stint. The work forecast is calling for overtime up until the end of season, we’re definitely getting more than we saw last year. The area managers are saying it’s because CamperForce and Staff Management (the temp agency) weren’t able to bring in as many people as were needed. Most of us campers are just fine with this, as we’re here for the overtime anyway.
The weather forecast is looking downright nasty. Today it’s pushing 60 and most of the low hazy clouds have at last been pushed out by the sun and tomorrow won’t be bad (although possibly snowy overnight), but by Friday the low is going to be 9 and it won’t get above freezing at all for a week or possibly more – way below normal temperatures for this area. I picked up some anti-freeze that I’m going to put in my gray and black tanks to keep my exposed plumbing down there safe, I probably won’t be using those tanks at all for that week and just use the bathrooms in the shower house like I did last year after winterizing. I’m going to keep my heat tape wrapped and insulated fresh water hose plugged in and cross my fingers that it stays clear. With two heaters inside the RV I should be able to keep the inside plumbing safe.
The first two pictures were taken yesterday when I realized I hadn’t posted a picture of Cas at Big Chief yet this year. Since then a few more RVs have left, I think it’s the impending cold weather that’s driving them off. One of those that left was my neighbor in A1, so I now have a clear view from my ‘office’ window of Amazon and the cleared field next to the park. Tomorrow I’ll be putting the Reflectix back up in that window and likely won’t be looking at that view again.
Lastly I’d like to send a sincere and humble Thank You to everyone who helped out IO in November. I had two donations using my Paypal donate link, and Amazon affiliate totals for the month were $165 even, I was blown away when I saw that report today. Perhaps even more amazing is just between the 1st and 2nd, Amazon earnings are already at $27.46 for December, that’s incredible. Thank you all for your support, including reading along and joining me on this adventure. With this extra money coming in, the forecast for 2014’s adventures is looking pretty bright. In my next post, I’m going to explain what work campers do in the ICQA department, since it’s neither Inbound or Outbound and I’ve had time now to get a good handle on how the two different jobs campers can do operate. Stay warm out there!