Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Competence?

When I ended a Life with Lynnie (LwL) entry a while back, I mentioned there was more to be said with regards to obtaining a Roadtrek van.

I must say that even though it had been on my bucket-list of heart's desires, something happened recently that almost changed my mind.

A short time ago, while looking on-line at pre-owned Roadtrek vans, I began to feel rather odd.  For the first time ever, I began second-guessing myself, with regards to owning one.  I began to feel rather incompetent.

Rather odd for me, I thought.  After all, I am a rather confident person.  One who is normally sure in what I know/don't know and confident with regards to what I believe I can/cannot do. 

To think of myself being incompetent in owning a Roadtrek, was upsetting to me!

Oh, this had nothing to do with my capabilities with regards to driving this van.  After all, my past employment history included driving 44 foot-long school buses and various sized trucks, including large ones. 

Even today, I hold a commercial licence that will allow me to drive most vehicles.

No.  It wasn't that.  I began to question whether or not I could maintain a motorhome-like vehicle, on my own.  Meaning, could I physically maintain a Roadtrek?

As you may/may not be aware, I read travel blogs; rv blogs, mainly.  I realize there is regular work/maintenance to be done on these vehicles and not just the usual check fluids, etc.  Real maintenance of working items that enhance life.  Like heating/cooling systems, power systems, electrical systems, water systems, etc.  They all require regular maintenance.

Even though people looking at me might not be aware I am partially disabled, I do have limitations.  All of a sudden, reality hit me that one evening, that I may not be able to handle having an RV-type vehicle!

Knowing that there is definitely something I need to write about, in order to finish what I am writing about, I must continue, tomorrow.  Something happened that you will be shocked about.  I was, so I am sure you will be, too.

Until next time...

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