Sunday, July 24, 2016

Zan's Can no longer....

Hope the title doesn't give the reader the wrong idea.....the Can is still in my driveway undergoing repairs and remodeling as she has for the past several months!!! Been doing a few odds and ends in my sewing/craft room riding out a wicked heat wave here in the Midwest. The roof repair strategy is in place and awaiting humane working conditions so I am doing a few comfort and decor projects while I wait.

Remember how I removed the heater and planned to use the vent access for my electrical access? To avoid having to drill into that beautiful diamond plate front panel? Well the access cover is cut, drilled, painted, and insulated awaiting the arrival of an electrician nephew who will rewire for this power supply ignorant owner!

More of this in the future when I cover the exterior modifications done on Zan's can.

Made a few carry sacks out of the left over cushion fabric to make carrying and containing marshmallow roasting sticks, pudgie pie makers, and tarp poles.

Am in the process of finishing some cute tarp pole weight/supports too! One thing discovered on the Memorial Day roll out was it took ALL FOUR of us to hold poles while guide wires were staked. Since it is my plan to go on solo or near solo camping trips in the future I needed a solution to that dilemma and thanks to Pinterest I combined a few ideas and will do a post from start to finish covering this project.

What the title of the post alludes to is I have finally heard from the cosmos regarding the "real name" of Zan's Can. Zan's Can the nickname is now a thing of this blog and the past.

This week I stumbled upon this definition of the name Alma. Let's just say it didn't just speak to me!?!? I had already saved this definition earlier...

I am pretty sure the cosmos heard my "BINGO!!!" So now I will be making a name plate and spare tire cover to make it official....

....and the cosmos have made me happy, sigh.


  1. Brilliant ... While I will miss 'Zan's Can' ... I think her new name is fitting.