Day 425: Schooling and RV Work

Today was out first day of homeschool for the 2014-15 year:

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I worked on diagnosing RV brake issues:

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As I suspected, it turned out that the factory-installed grease seals had failed, allowing grease from the axle into the brake assembly, which of course reduced our braking power.  Also, two of the three hub assemblies have faulty brake arms that don’t return to neutral position when the brakes are turned off.  I’m replacing all three factory hub assemblies which the same more basic but reliable hub assembly that I installed when a wheel fell off in Alaska.  For now, I cleaned out the grease, installed new grease seals, and put everything back together:

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Trish tried making homemade Tootsie Rolls.  We all agreed they were amazing in their badness, but they were pretty:

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Trish wound down tonight with an art project:

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Day 424: One (siyum) for the road
Day 426: Fields of Dreams

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