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studio hauling and mom

updated sat 9 jun 12


gary navarre on thu 7 jun 12

So Hey Folks,=3D0A=3DA0=3D0A=3DA0I had a talk with the lady in the family t=
hat owns=3D
the cabin I rent and she agreed to give me until the end of July to have m=
y valuables moved=3DA0 from there so they can begin with listing it for sal=
So far last month I hauled the kiln shelves and some refires down to Dearb=
orn and removed the extra seats=3DA0in the 2000 Windstar so I could load th=
e =3D
display and pots for the Art On The Mall show in Kalamazoo June 1 & 2. =3DA=
y intention was to finish the last kiln load and go down to Kalamazoo for a=
visit with Mom and the kids, maybe Andrea bringing her to the show for a d=
ay out of assisted living. Just as I had the kiln=3DA0loaded and lit Mom ha=
d =3D
an incident and fell out of bed hitting her head and breaking a bone in her=
butt. She ended up on a breathing tube for a while and had surgery to reli=
eve prasure on the brain but her hope of recovery back to a reasonable base=
line would be slim. My daughter was with her almost constently and I talked=
to her over the
cell and she brightened up some. Andrea said she was relieved to have the =
tube removed but it was't too much longer and she passed on Mother's Day. I=
was just about to head down when we got the call so we just waited until t=
he day before the Kalamazoo show to have a memorial. Forever loved, forever=
missed.=3D0A=3DA0=3D0A=3DA0So, onward and "Keep going .." with the move an=
d I need=3D
some understanding of what to look for in a Class 3 trailer for the 2000 W=
indstar. They say I can pull 3500lbs. so I could use a larger trailer than =
the Areostar that has a Class 2 hitch. I think I probably overloaded it whe=
n moving=3DA0 up here the first time but I don't have that trailer now so I=
ight rent one for it and buy something new for the Windstar. I'd like somet=
hing with a low profile like the pickup rear end but lower than an enclosed=
so I can see behind better=3DA0and lighter in weight.=3DA0Any experiences =
and =3D
examples=3DA0 you folks have of what I can use would sure help because I do=
t want to abandon the kiln materials even though I have to haul them 500 mi=
les to South Eastern Michigan. =3D0A=3D0AGary Navarre=3D0ANavarre Pottery=
re Enterprises=3D0ANorway, Michigan, USA=3D0Ahttp://www.NavarrePottery.etsy=
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