My name is Carla and my
husband’s name is Bob and
we live in North Idaho.
I have always been creative,
but in the past five years, I went through
“the change”, had a hip repair surgery
and then a hip replacement so I actually
felt like I was a different person. The
extent of my creativeness was pinning
pins on Pinterest. That is when I saw my
first vintage trailer.
I began looking on Craigslist just to see
what was available in my area and the
ones that were for sale were either too
big, too expensive, or way too much work.
So I kinda gave up looking after a couple
Then back in April of this year I went to get
my hair done by my friend Stephanie who
is my kindred Spirit. Actually Stephanie
is just like me on steroids! Well, she had
just bought a 14-foot Vintage Trailer! I
got so excited again, that I came home
and started looking that night. Low and
behold, there she was, tenth down on the
list: A 1962 Fireball, only thirty minutes
away. Not only was she created the same
year I was, she wasn’t too big (only 10
feet long,) too expensive or needing too
much work. It was meant to be!
However, she wasn’t very pretty. My
husband came to look at it with me and
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