Don on April 26th, 2010

Monday: (04/26) After our showers we were on our way toward Mojave, Tehachapi, and Bakersfield. We gassed up in Mojave then stopped in Tehachapi for lunch at the Apple Shed. I had twice baked potato soup while Lou had a slice of apple pie. I followed my soup with a slice of pie as well. […]

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Don on April 26th, 2010

Sunday: (04/25) We found a nice level campsite out in the Joshua tree groves at Red Rock Canyon State Park. And of course there are lots of different flowers, most rather small but colorful.Dinner was leftover spaghetti with fried toast.Monday: (04/26) We enjoyed leftover potatoes and ham with eggs and biscuit for breakfast then we […]

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Don on April 20th, 2010

(Note: we are having Internet connection problems so post will be more sporadic for a while.)Sunday: (04/18) We headed West on highway 190 toward Lone Pine. It’s a pretty good climb out of Death Valley and a pretty steep downgrade on the other side. We pulled over about half way and let the brakes cool […]

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Don on April 17th, 2010

Friday: (04/16) With 70 miles to go, the sun in our faces, and just out side the park, we stopped for the night along side the road a few feet before the Welcome to Death Valley Park sign. Nice spot but not much in the way of flowers here.Lou fixed a leftover dinner of the […]

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Don on April 14th, 2010

Tuesday: (04/14) Lou fixed ham, cheese and cucumber sandwiches for lunch. We decided to move to the other side of the park and have to pass a good sanitary dump on the way with none easily reached on the North side of the park. We decided to have a shower before we dumped a short […]

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Don on April 12th, 2010

Monday: (04/12) We settled in to our campsite in some BLM land just outside the South gate to the park.Tuesday: (04/13) Lou started the day with a walk up onto and down the levee that parallels the Colorado aqueduct next to our campsite. Last year she didn’t climb up that due to her injured knee […]

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Don on April 8th, 2010

Thursday: (04/08) It’s amazing what a difference a day or two makes. The wind is gone and temperatures moderate with sunny skies.It looks like today I’ll be taking it easy, just because I can. I’m feeling good today but how often do you have a valid excuse to loaf? Lou fixed French toast and served […]

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Wednesday: (04/07) Seems like old times. I was kept up much of the night with back pain. After breakfast of a nice sausage and cheese omelet we headed toward Indio to the hospital. We’re with the Kaiser health plan but their services in this part of the state are minimal. Much is performed but non […]

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Don on April 5th, 2010

Monday: (04/05) We started the day with mostly cloudy sky.There was a huge rainbow that hung around West of our campsite touching down near the Visitors Center and the mountain where the Alcoholic trail started. We may have to head out to see if Pegleg’s gold is at the end of the rainbow.While there were […]

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Don on April 4th, 2010

Sunday: (04/04) We are having fairly strong winds this afternoon and the RV is swaying with the wind but about 3:40 this afternoon there was a bit stronger rocking that lasted over a minute and didn’t seem to be like the rocking from the wind. It turns out it wasn’t. There was a strong 7.2 […]

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