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park model, rick’s ’66, 4 miles an hour,
and a kindle

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I’m sure I’ve mentioned somewhere on these pages that I like park model trailers. Now I REALLY like them. I can’t see me ever getting one but the ones by WheelHaus look mighty fine. They are high-end units, starting around $90,000. Park models are built on a trailer chassis, registered as RVs, and are limited to 400 sq. ft. They can be moved from time to time but they are designed to be used, pretty much, in one spot. The photo is of their Wedge model. This site also has some pretty cool units: http://smallhousebliss.com/category/small-prefab-and-modular-houses/ I was reading ‘World Ark,’ the Heifer International magazine, and there was an article about a small village in Nepal. The women make two 3-hour hikes each day, to haul water for their families and animals. There is a 5,000’ elevation difference from down where the water is, back up to the mountaintop village. Unreal. And forget about holidays and sick days. I’ve heard of similar stories—but 5,000’! I bet the husband