It’s that time again — time for another Dewey The Dewdrop update! Last time I checked in with you guys, I had just finished priming her interior walls. A liiiiittle bit more has happened since then 😉 I painted! I went with Benjamin Moore’s Simply White eggshell finish and let me just say I don’t … More 7.13.20 A Dewey Interior Update!
Woweeee! It has been A MINUTE since I last updated this page with Dewey progress! Let me just start off by saying, she looks A LOT different than from where I left you all… As I’m sure we can all agree on by now, quarantine has been both a blessing and a curse in many … More 5.26.20 Dewey Gets an Interior!
It sure has been a weird couple of weeks, hasn’t it? More on that later, but for now I’d like to update you all with our latest progress on our teardrop trailer: We finished weatherstripping all four windows with the correct rubber gasket from Vintagetrailergaskets.com . If you remember, we had originally ordered the wrong stuff! … More 3.27.20 Dewey Weekend Recap
Another quick update on our Teardrop Trailer progress from last weekend! … On Saturday we sanded down all of the bond-o we applied to our giant, chipped fenders. We started with a larger grit sandpaper and finished with something a little finer to ensure we got the smoothest repairs possible. Thank goodness for that garage … More 2.25.20 Dewey Rebuild, Days 12 & 13:
We were back on our Dewey Grind this weekend! And honestly, there is no other way I’d rather be spending my weekends right now. I was looking forward to these two days all week and I’m so happy with the progress we made. She’s really starting to look like a trailer again! What We Accomplished – … More 2.16.20 Dewey Rebuild, Days 10 & 11:
It’s time for another Dewey the Dewdrop update! With another weekend under our belt, we’ve gotten a lot of the more tedious tasks done and out of the way and we’ll be moving onto the really fun stuff soon — the re-build! ^^it’s important to cover up all of your skin (preferably with baggy clothes) … More 1.14.20 Dewey Demo Continues!
Checking back in for Dewey Demo Day #2! We got up bright and early on this beautiful Saturday and waited until it was neighborly-acceptable to start pounding on metal again (10am, in case you didn’t know) and worked until the sun went down. Time sure does fly when you’re tearing a trailer apart and solving … More 1.4.20 Dewey Demo Day #2
Surprise! We are officially Trailer Trash!! 😉 If you haven’t already heard, Alex and I purchased a trailer about a month and a half ago. But not just any trailer … a teardrop trailer, and we’ve named her Dewey. Dewey The Dewdrop, to be exact. Teardrop Trailers were introduced in the 1930s and 40s after World War II when … More 12.8 Dewey The Dewdrop is Born: Renovating a 1950s Teardrop Trailer
Super late…but not forgotten! Here is September’s Lookback List, comin’ in hot! SEPTEMBER, IN REVIEW: READING: This month I actually finished two very different, but equally fantastic novels. The first, which has jumped pretty high on my ‘favorites’ list is called Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese. It is a work of fiction that takes … More 10.15 September in Review
Even though it was months and months and MONTHS ago, today I wanted to share some photos from our weekend-long camping trip out in the Carrizo Plain. Last April, a bunch of friends decided to pack up our vehicles and head out towards San Luis Obispo (or SLO, for short) to camp out in BLM … More 8.14 Camping Out in the Carrizo Plain