Do you have a designated computer desk or work area in your RV?
Newer, longer RVs often come with a desk. In older or shorter RVs, you might need to remodel an area or use another area like the dinette or dining room table as a work area. In the 1989 Pace Arrow that my late husband and I traveled in for ten years, we ended up taking out the dinette, selling it, and then making a desk out of two two-drawer metal filing cabinets with a custom-made formica top resting on them in that area. Holes were drilled like in a regular desk for cords from printer and computer to pass through. For eating, we used the small table between the passenger seat and the captain’s chair.
The Lance camper I had after that was not the best for working on the computer. The only place to sit was at the dinette. My laptop sat higher than it should for typing so it was hard on my wrists. It wasn’t a comfortable place for reading or watching TV either. That’s one reason we didn’t keep it.
George and I travel in a New Horizon 5th wheel now. With New Horizon you custom design your RV. George designed it with a desk/work area. When we got together, he was gracious enough to let me use it. He doesn’t use the computer as much so sits in the recliner with a TV tray for a desk. George did recently add a tray for a regular keyboard for me. The desk was a little high for using a laptop too. Using the regular keyboard is much easier in all respects.
How do you secure your computer and printer? We have laptops so we pack them up and put them in a cupboard. The desk is in the rear and it does ride quite smoothly. We haven’t had a problem with things bouncing off. And, the printer has Velcro to hold it down. The WiFi router with Aircard stays in place because of its wires.
Ideal work area
For me, an ideal computer area has room for your computer and a printer plus some room to put paper or books you are using. A drawer or two for files is also a must – in reach is better. And, of course, a secured space like a drawer for supplies like paper, stapler, paper clip, etc. is necessary. We also use the cabinets above the work area to store our backup drives, blank CDs and other assorted items we use. One more thing that is essential is good lighting. We have one fluorescent light above the desk that works well. And lastly, I have a regular office chair that is adjustable. Oops- I thought of one more thing: we have a router that takes our Aircard so we both can be on the computer at the same time and also have a Wilson antennae that we crank up for better reception.
What works for you?
How about you? Where do you work on your computer? Do you have a dedicated area 0r does another spot function as a desk too? What would you want in your ideal area? Do you take extra measures to protect your computer, printer and other electronic things while traveling? Add a comment.
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Your blog on “Do you have a computer in your work area” is very interesting and informative. I do have two laptops (one for me and one for my wife) that are very important to us on the road. Besides small weekend trips, we have gone on a six month cross country trip, and a four month winter in Florida trip. The computers and having internet access is very important to us for paying bills, uncovering information about the area we are in, staying in touch with friends, coordinating with fellow travelers, and other critical personal business issues (like filling out my taxes from Florida/Arizona when my accountant is in Massachusetts). I know that we could manage with out computers to accomplish these tasks but computers make them so much easier.
I rely primarily on WIFI at the RV Parks for internet connectivity. I have installed a WIFI antenna on my crank up TV antenna and connected it to a repeater inside the rig. The parts were purchased from JefaTech at http://www.jefatech.com/product/RV-KIT-REPEATER/Long-Range-WiFi-Repeater-Kit-for-RVs.html
The repeater allow us to connect our two laptops, the WII console, and out DirecTV DVR to the internet.
I also installed low profile baskets under my dining table to hold my backup drive and usb extender.
I do plan to install a pullout “wall” table near my new lounge chair so I can use the laptop from that chair rather than sitting at the bench seat table. Any ideas on that type of solution would be appreciated.
THERE IS A PROBLEM HOWEVER!
A month ago when we were in FT Summit KOA near Epcot we were burglarized. So now security of my expensive computers, cameras and jewelry is of a concern. Part of my solution is to install a safe. Having just finished the installation, I thought you might like to see the solution. I put up a Blog with a few pictures of the installation. The URL is http://web.me.com/okvist/RV_Safe/
I came across your blog. Years ago, while working on my Master’s Degree in Design, I studied and interviewed many fulltimers and how they set up their own workspace for the computer. Many different results and solutions.
Thanks for the reply… Yes I used my older heathkit SB 102 for a lot of world travels.. and then added the SB 200 amp to it…
If you go back in time to when airstream was a big org group… you will see a gent from Mich W8…now SK that borrowed my idea and published it in the ham radio QST. I think it was in the antenna book some years back also…
Anyway… to solve the problem of swamping the computers and turning on and off the oven in the trailer… we went to the hustler 5BTV antenna… used them for years back in the 70’s … so we decided to make it work like a big mobile rig… vehicle.. putting it on a stand pipe mounted to the back bumper… actually used a 2×2 trailer hitch reciever welded to the frame of the trailer… to which then I made a fold over coupling so that the bottom of the BTV would break over at the roof line… My design was mounted on the left rear… his was mounted on the right rear of the traile… difference being that when traveling mine could be folded over and lay flat on the roof line of the trailer without getting into the awning on the other side…
It could be set up and taken down in min’s… was the idea… and it worked quite well… the antenna also had the choke coil attached to it but was removed when travling… just screwed in with Pl 259s… so it all could be set up and taken down without much effort… the antenna actually was pretty much self supporting… and never put any guys to hold it up… it survived camel when she came though the AF base down a kesler… and only bent the bottom section off at a 45 deg… so they are made well…
Now to help it out you can extend some radials on the gound side…(connectors on the back bumper from a electrical box that has the ground screws in it… all under cover so its not exposed… or else use a ground wire from the RV to a water pipe if its metal.. back then they were..also today most are copper so they work good for the ground plane… and we had little or no problems then with the computers even today… but you have to be careful about how much power is their as the smaller 120 volt plug from the trailer to shore power is limited to about 20 amps… the linear would take almost that by itself…
Today we run about the same thing… but have the icom 706m2g and a amertron linear… however the same concept of the antenna is used on the new smaller 25 foot trailer…
As with airstream.. space is limited… as one well knows.. so we first took the one cabnet above the dresser and made a place for the radios inside it… slide up the cabnet cover… and behind it is the radios… lit by LED so you can see them a little better.. However, we also use the remote head velcr to the side of the dresser.. that way we can control the radio without having it perm mounted… however to tune the linear.. one has to stand up and face it up above.
Our second option was to put the radios in place of one of the drawrs behind the dresser door.. a fold down table on the insided of the door then allowed one too have a work space for writing etc…. so to speak when setting on the bed/gacho… to use for CW and phone…
We now have 4 radios stacked on one side of the partition that is under the dresser counter top… ham HF, 706, Ham UHF/VHF another 706, CB and linear amp for the HF ham… the astron power supply 50 amp with meters is located at the bottom of the ajoining closet… which also took the place of the univolt that does the charging for the battery…
gmas,My ham radio things are located in a built-in area just to the right of the desk. You can just see the edge in the photo.
I had many interference problems when I first began using my Kenwood TS-570 with a screwdriver antenna that was fastened to the RV ladder. Grounding the antenna to the RV chassis was difficult. When I tried CW on 40 meters, I could turn the RV air conditioner on and off just by using the CW paddle.
I now use a hamstick dipole, mounted on a windsurfer mast. Since it is a true dipole, there is no grounding required (to the RV chassis). And, there’s no electrical interference at all. Also, I seldom transmit above 30 watts.
I suspect that your interference problems stem back to the AC distribution in your RV. You could try adding toroids on any connections between computer, radio and wifi systems, or making certain your cable runs are not parallel to the AC lines.
Again, I use low power, 15-30 watts max, and some of the time as low as 5 watts (QRP).
Hope that’s of some help to you.
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
The great thing about the RV lifestyle is that we can each live it according to our own needs and dreams. For some people, computers are essential to business. Some enjoy doing things on the computer- perhaps they are limited in what they can do physically. To each their own!
That picture with six computer/monitors is the most ridiculous thing I have ever seen. Just my opinion, why would you want that setup in a RV?
Would like to see pictures of where your computer and His ham station are…built in.. or placed in travel cases too?
Do you find it compatable or are their problems with him ham’n while your working on the computer? A lot of hams these days are also turning more towards computers for digital commucations.. similar to the internet… but, one problem I had was the antenna (radio power) for the main ham set… seems it and the computer were at odds ends… the lap top makes all kinds of noise so the ham radio is a buzz.. and the ham radio when transmitting power makes the computer go funny… with the wifi… Hooking the two units togeather.. for a mode called RTTY… and life is good.. but, that means the computer can’t be on line on the internet while the radio is on.. etc… similar issues?
Would like to see a floor plan of your layout.
Oh and we use velcro to strap down the roll around comfie chair… when we were traveling… keeps the insides from becoming re-arranged going down the road… akin to the bull in the china shop syndrome… and stops the suprise when you open the door of the trailer after you have been traveling all day… wonderful stuff that velcro… which we discovered all kinds of holding uses for when we spent a year traveling on the job… Even stuck on of them little dots of it to a pencil and pen.. hot pads , etc… which then can be stuck to the work area… puttin the on bulldog clips allows you to post notes in easy places too…
We learned a lot from the year on the road.. and contenue today with the camper and smaller trailer… I think you have to get conditioned into downsizing and still manage to have what you did.. when you had the bigger one. It as you said becomes a challenge… as their is only so much room… 😀
Again good article and thanks.
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
Tom, I like your expressions- “highly mobile customized house” and “living out.” Thanks.
A RV is a way to carry our computers with us where ever I go, as well as our cats, our OWN bed, bathroom, and kitchen. Kind of a highly mobile customized house.
in my 20’s I hitched across the country with nothing but a backpack. At 59, my idea of roughing it is a fully tricked out RV.
When we can, we will sell our house and most of our possessions, and hit the road full time once again. Not “camping out”, but rather “living out”.
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
GMAs- I stand corrected. Yes, the term RV covers many types of recreational vehicles. And, I was trying to sort RVers/campers into two categories.
You do have to use the space you have and that can mean compromises or remodeling as you find out (and negotiate) what is important. When George and I met, I had the Lance and he had the New Horizon. We tried traveling in the Lance but that wasn’t satisfactory. We considered finding something in between the two, but in the end, kept the New Horizon. (The story and discussion of RV length is at http://www.rvlifestyleexperts.com/free-rv-info/getting-started/rving-the-long-and-the-short-of-it/) George had been foresighted enough to include a work area. And, he also is a HAM and built in shelves for his equipment.
Liz, your comments about the kids not wanting to “rough” it does underscore GMAS point- at least you got them outside at the park!
I”m not sure if you can purchase drawers for your dinette, but I imagine a carpenter or someone handy with woodworking could make drawers. We have one in our dinette bench. It doesn’t use the whole space – I imagine something else is under there, but it does give us easy access to that space.
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
Keeping a laptop in a case is a good idea. We do put ours in their cases before storing for travel in a cupboard or on the bed.
I hadn’t thought of a rolling office chair for cooking, but I bet that works well! And for a small RV kitchen, a stool would be in reach of most things.
Oh yeah, I have a rolling computer bag for laptops that I keep mine in, my husband has a small brief case. We also use the bed to put things on when we travel.
I use a typing chair to cook when I am at home and I found a folding stool at Walmart that I use in the RV. When I am tired, my legs feel weak or my back hurts, but when I sit down, I can cook up just about anything without being tired. Since I am the driver and most of the time the cook, it is important that the cook is happy.
I liked your article. We are not full timing, but do take a laptop with us to keep in touch with family, pay bills, check the checking account and credit cards to see what is happening, download pictures from the digital cameras and e-mail to friends or Walgreen’s or put on a flash card to take in. We also use the laptop for directions, checking with Good Sam for routes and checking on no low bridges, booking a site, checking about museums, etc.
We just started camping (my idea is a class A so I can access the bathroom when one is not available at a rest area or no exit in site. I originally got the RV for my husband’s Vietnam units reunion in Georgia (we are in Texas) and for when he goes to the VA for overnight or if he is hospitalized I can stay at a military base or other RV site cheaper than the cheapest motel.
We don’t have kids ad thought my girlfriends kids would like it. They complained that it didn’t ride as smooth as the car (2002 Winnebago Brave, 35′ and car is a 2008 Saturn Outlook). Also they could not watch TV unless we had the portable DVD player hooked up and only one at a time could do it. I agree it was rough until we changed the shock absorbers, but we were trying to get them away from the computer games, etc. I took them to Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor over Labor Day. I lked it because I could stay inside at HH, with generator and A/C on – hey it was 100 degrees out and enjoy a little quiet.
I want to have drawers in the dinette bench seats because I get tired of taking off cushions and lifting up the seat. Does anyone know where I can find some? What brand? I want to be able to store large pots and pans, drinks, etc.
I want to keep the dinette in because I need the storage, an eating area, a game area and a place to put my sewing machine if I decide to take it with me.
I agree … but could we say that we have three areas…
While the RV and Full Timer probably could be called as one (RV) as by definition. but I am sure that a lot of weekend warriors haul out the RV and don’t do full time’n in them. Nor do I think all RVs are motorhomes… (so we have a lot of variance in what is called the RV)
In North America the term recreational vehicle and its acronym, RV, are generally used to refer to a vehicle equipped with living space and amenities found in a home; they are sometimes called motorhomes. A recreational vehicle normally includes a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom and a living room. (any more than that and yo need a semi truck to pull it down the road) In other countries the term camper van (VW westly) is more common, and the vehicles themselves vary, typically being smaller than in North America.
RVs are intended for everything from brief leisure activities such as vacations and camping, to full-time living, for which they are often parked in special trailer parks. (However, many trailer parks are reserved just for mobile homes, not to be confused with RVs and motorhomes.)
Furthermore, they are occasionally used as mobile offices for business travelers and/or emergency services. Most often do include customizations such as extra desk space, an upgraded electrical system, a generator, and satellite Internet. Full timers often enjoy the customization of their RV making them similar to and more like their houses’ … The point of your article.
Thus Jaimie I have to nod in your direction about using Your RV as a Full timer in which you then would enjoy a full complement of dedicated built in space for high tech equipment . And agree that we don’t use ours for the same purpose (although we did spend a year living in a 31 ft AS which I think effected my orginizational abilities. Having all the things we thought we needed to take along… setting outside the trailer… it became clear that one of two things were going to happen. One– get a bigger trailer to enclose all the stuff we wanted to take from the house and enjoy on the road…. and Two… leaving the dog and the wife at home… and going by ones self… (not a good answer)
I can see how you came to getting your 5th wheeler. I think the common battle cry is .. MORE ROOM… and why most go from small to large economy size… then balance it with cost.
We made a consession… (the 50 / 50 rule was out of the question..and some hard bargining resulted) … It was decided by democratic processe’ … (damm dog sided with her)…. I got rid of two things and she got rid of one… seemed fair to her and so as we pulled away leaving a huge pile at the curb .. we were off on a years adventuer. Staking ones claim for space became a routine. No buying anything– unless you have YOUR space in the trailer for it…was the rule… Thus we did not have all the computer stuff.. knowing now what I didn’t know then…get a bigger trailer…. I would have to say you have the right idea…. build it into the RV. However, we did not have the lux of doing so with the airstream.. it being metal and all… but, at least we did get to take the dog with us… but, because he sided with the X… HE was ban to sleeping in the back of the PU for the first couple of weeks…
Indeed I have to say… if I were full time’n I would do the same as you did.. and build in the commucations room…(I enjoy ham radio also) to keep things neat and tiddy… else I am sure I would be out with the dog in the back of the PU…
Thanks for the great article… stimulating and lots of thought….
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
Hey come on guys- while where you draw the line is a whole different debate, there is a difference between camping and RVing. Campers usually go for the weekend or a vacation. RVing, as I’m using it, is more of a lifestyle choice where people live full-time or for extended times in their RV. Their RV is their house so anything you would do in your home someone living the RV lifestyle would do in their RV..
People going camping in their RVs usually have a different mindset than someone living in their RV.
Denise from Ark on October 19th (WROTE)
Just because your lifestyle works in a more old-fashioned way doesn’t mean it is the only RIGHT way.
Thanks for reminding me Denise… on how old fashion we are.. 🙂
Camping is an outdoor recreational activity. The participants, known as campers, leave urban areas, their home region, or civilization and enjoy nature while spending one or several nights, usually at a campsite…. Camping may involve the use of RV, a tent, a primitive structure, or no shelter at all.
Camping as a recreational activity became popular in the early 20th century. Campers frequent national parks, other publicly owned natural areas, and privately owned campgrounds for recreational enjoyment .
Camping is also used as a cheap form of accommodation for people attending large open air events such as sporting meetings and music festivals. Organizers normally will provide a field and basic amenities.
NOW… WHERE DOES IT SAY THAT NORMAL IS… BUSINESS WHILE CAMPING?
also… I think if you re-read my orginal posting.. I point out and use’d WE and OUR a lot… so does it apply to you… 🙂 😀 I think not… if your one of the new breed that stay’s in the camper and thinks computer is what its all about… goodie
Again if you want to conduct BUSINESS while taking up a NATIONAL RV camping spot… your at the wrong place. May we suggest if you do that you stay in the driveway and let others who DO NORMAL CAMPING.. have the spot so that it can be used for what it was intended for… recreational activity . I for one would like to see some sort of blockage of the “Business use” of national campsites so they can be used for what they were intended… and not the indigent or homeless.
While WE think it would be nice to see all forms of WiFI and cell phone connections be deleted in State and National parks … i.e getting back to basics… and as you say ” old fashion… I know that its would be impractical due to the emergency useage of such. However, NOthing as disturbing as having ranger rick give a excellent presentation only to have it destroyed by some idiot who has his cell phone ringing… (I am sure that if Chris was giving a presentation and half a dozen attendees had the cell phones going off every 3 or 4 min.. she would be miffed at the new technology too.. 🙂 … and telling the idiots to turn ’em off is like talking to the wall…. they have their rights… huh)
However, Denise you affirm our belief that high tech gadgets make people slaves to un necessary information… The word RV and computers have two different implications n’ standards.
A question to all…
As Denise wrote: “I have nothing against the premise that people need to get out and socialize with their neighbors or take advantage of entertainment opportunities in an area.” Infers that she doesn’t…. but, DO YOU get out and socialize with your neighbors or take advantage of entertainments opportunities in the area your RV’n in??
From what WE 😀 have seen at campgrounds… most are slaves to the computer and not very sociable… 😀 so is this a misuse of the rec facility?
To escape the invasion of the high tech .. we now mainly only do boondocking… and its VERY relaxing. Why you can even hear the call of the wild… do you know what that sounds like?? OPS no that was the message alert off the computer… or was it the cell phone… text message?
Something to be said for being old fashion.. huh… but, each to their own… and that includes you Denese and I too… 😀 and right now the computer is making it all possible on this blog… sooo yes we are of high tech useage also… at home.
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
GMAs- thanks for reminding us there is more to life than technology- especially when camping. Many of us, though, do have businesses on the road and travel full-time. The key is to balance technology and the activities you mention.
Denise, I agree it is normal for most RVers to use the computer to some degree. I am grateful we have computers. Many RVers couldn’t travel without being able to conduct business or stay in touch. I think of the 90s when we had to go to a library to check email, or later, when I did have a laptop, go into the office to use their modem. ugh!
Forums are great because we often see different points of view than ours and so can make choices. Isn’t this lifestyle great!
Denise from Ark
GMAs… if you read the articles here or peruse the forums area very much, you’d get a different impression of how NORMAL it is for people to use their eQuipment in their RVs. Just because your lifestyle works in a more old-fashioned way doesn’t mean it is the only RIGHT way.
Those comments remind me of the time my irked in-laws got mad that I wouldn’t let them take the baby home with them because the car seat wasn’t available at the moment. MIL commented, “Well, I just don’t know how we ever managed to raise two children without car seats.” To this day she feels the same way you do about technology.
I have nothing against the premise that people need to get out and socialize with their neighbors or take advantage of entertainment opportunities in an area. However, your questions make me wonder why a person would think that their personal lifestyle choice is the only right choice for everyone else. hmmmm.
Great article and well done on how to make a place and use the computer…
that being said….
We decided that a small lap top computer was good enough.. something that you could take outside … where you camp… or hook up for the night…
It was decided that after watching others spending hours and hours on the computer while camping WAS NOT the idea of RV’n. we found people would pull into a camp site and never get out of the RV except to go out to dinner.. then when arriving back.. go back inside and play computer all night long…
We looked at each other and said.. do we do that… too… well today nope… instead we sit out and look, talk and visit with new neighbors… Yep… we still see the new high tech people duking it out on the keyboard and one eyed idiot… hour after hour…
Thus our computer really is only used about twice a week.. We use the lap top computer to email home what has happend for the week… some pictures.. new friends contacts…and a diary of the day… and thats about it… other than that.. the cell is off.. the computer is off.. and we found that the stress level went down and enjoyment went way up… So did the social part of camping..
I am sure its different strokes for different folks.. but, the real effect is that most people are going high tech.. and missing out on the social and NORMAL things people do when they go Camping or RV’n.
What others show is a business approch… when we go camping …its to relax and get away from all the hassels of society and its tech devices… which then chain you to them…
No need for special room, printers and office equipment… no.. rather… the decisions are .. what to have for dinner… and which color bottle of beer to have tonight…
I am surprised that more people want to make more work for themselves… and not relax… breaking the bonds of the high tech world and enjoy smelling the roses instead… after all if they only want to play on the computer.. why not stay home and forget RV’n totally???
As to Chris’ comment about why not more RV’s made that way… its not what NORMAL people do… so they build to suite the masses’ and the RV lifestyle of ENJOYMENT… and relax’n
Makes one wonder why we have telephones… and how we used to do without it and the complex high tech world… Hmmmm…
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
Gary, great that you have a portable business. That sure gives you flexibility and freedom.
The bed is an excellent place for things like computers to travel! The cupboard ours go in is behind the slideout when it is pulled in so if I’ll be needing it before we get to our destination, it rides on the bed instead.
I have a business that I operate out of my Class A. I bought a Rexhall with a full bedroom slide. I can function fine using the vanity at the end of my queen bed, which also serves as a side table. With only a 30 amp, I have a UPS. In addition, I utilize an external hard drive that is compartmentalized so that I back up twice each day using different programs. My mouse is not at a very good location, but I do have a regular office chair. I feel blessed having a business that I can operate anyplace so am heading south to be a snowbird for the first time. Give me a laptop, efax, an aircard and my business could be anyplace.
When I move, i put everything on the bed. I like the idea of Velcro. Will have to try that.
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
Chris, you have utilized the space in your RV very effectively. Pretty nifty computer area for Jim.
Mark, we actually took out both bench seats to build a work area. Leaving them in as the photo shows would give you more storage area, though.
Kat, we also removed the sofa, though we put in a more comfortable LazyBoy recliner in its place. If you are working on your Master’s, a work station would be more comfortable than your current setup.
Johnny, it is a Cradlepoint CTR350. Very small. We also have a Wilson amplifier, which helps bring the Aircard signal in. The Aircard has a USB plug so connects right into the router.
Johnny G...AKA The NYC Castaway
Dear Miss Jaimie,
Could you tell me what router do you have?
I like the idea that your aircard can be connected to your router.
Thank you for your time Miss Jaimie
My husband and I have been planning to remove the sofa from our 37′ Southwind and convert the area to a workstation. I’m taking a Master’s degree online, and can really use more work space than is currently afforded by a folding table next to my recliner. Presently I put my 24″ iMac on a large wooden toolbox next to the chair, and use the folding table for the mouse pad, papers, etc., with the keyboard in my lap. When we’re driving the computer and toolbox go under the dinette table, padding the computer with a couple of pillows, while accessories fit in the large drawer under one of the seats.
Denise from Ark
Hey these are fabulous. There is currently a thread going on at the forums http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/23257709/gotomsg/23297823/p/1.cfm#23297823 about remodeling/updating RV interiors. Do any of you mind if I share the links to your pictures on that thread?
Great article! As a information technologist, I need a place to “compute” at times when camping. I am considering replacing the dinette or at least modifying it to accommodate a computer workstation. Maybe this winter…hmmm.
Check out this article on dinette replacement:
One of the pictures shows how someone replaced the entire dinette and created a nice workstation. I would like to do something similar. Has anyone else done a mod like this?
It surprises me how few Motorhomes have computer work areas as standard features – my guess is that 80-90% of RVers travel with a computer. We bought our 30 ft Class C used and immediately took out the couch and had a computer workstation custom-built for me. We later took out half of the dinette and added a large keyboard drawer under the dinette table where Jim keeps his laptop. Lots of pictures of our motorhome, including the two workstations: http://picasaweb.google.com/chrisguld/RVLifestyle#
Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
Sweet! Now that is a work area. If only George had known he was going to meet me…. :_)
Here is another New Horizons fiver outfitted for computer work: