Don on January 27th, 2013

Sunday: (01/27) Lou made scrambled eggs with onions, peppers, sausage and spinach for breakfast. We relaxed at home most of the morning. We eventually took a walk over to some bulletin boards by the restrooms. We checked on local activities like the music jam that usually occurs on Sunday but it didn’t happen today probably due […]

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Don on January 25th, 2013

Friday: (01/25) We arrived at Senator Wash a little after 4pm. Senator Wash is near Imperial Dam about 20 miles North of Yuma, Arizona on the California side. Officially we are in Bard, California. We took advantage of their facilities to do tank duty before picking a campsite. We checked at Kripple Kreek, our usual campsite area […]

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Don on January 19th, 2013

Saturday: (01/19) We made it to Quartzsite a little after 4pm. Our first stop was for some of their cheap gas, by California standards anyway. Gas was $3.79 in Blythe and most other places on our path yesterday. Here in Quartzsite it was $3.09. We checked in at the La Poza West BLM Long Term […]

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Don on January 19th, 2013

Saturday: (01/19) Corned beef hash and eggs for breakfast then we headed about 20 miles East on I10 to Chiriaco Summit to visit the General Patton Museum. It’s located at one of the old Desert Training Center Army camps used to train troops for World War II. There is a lot of interesting material there […]

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Don on January 14th, 2013

Monday: (01/14) We made it to Bakersfield about 3:30 and pulled in at my Aunt Helen’s place. We’ll be here a few days to visit. For dinner we went to Milt’s restaurant for deep pit BBQ beef dinners. I love deep pit BBQ beef! This trip seems to be a dining tour so far. So […]

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Don on December 21st, 2012

Friday: (12/21) Lou was off to her Friday morning shopping trip. I headed off to San Martin for my hike. First, I stopped by McDonnald’s for a sausage McGriddle sandwich for breakfast. I made it to the park about 30 minutes early. I wanted to be sure to get there on time and it was […]

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Friday: (12/14) Threatening rain. A nice day for a hike. I met my hiking group at Monte Bello Ridge Open Space Preserve about seven miles West of Palo Alto near the top of the mountains. I had scheduled a hike for the group that looped through four of the preserves at the top of the […]

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Don on December 8th, 2012

Saturday: (12/08) We enjoyed breakfast outside, for a change. The weather was nice and sunny. Dawn went to the Palo Alto Library book sale and Lou and Dawn visited a bunch of open artist studios as well. I spent the day cleaning out the lower storage compartments of the RV. I also cut out the new […]

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Don on July 27th, 2012

Friday: (07/27) Crasin muffins for breakfast. Ernie and I finished building the ramp for Wolfie. All that remains is to install the ramp surface, which will be some left over roll roofing material and to paint it, both tasks for Ernie. We all finished packing the RV to leave. Chicken and artichoke rice salad for lunch. […]

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Don on June 22nd, 2012

Friday: (06/22) Leftover French Toast with peanut butter and jam and a sausage for breakfast. I went over to Saratoga and met a carpool going up to Castle Rock State park for a hike. Some of the group tried this hike two weeks ago and had to cut it short due to heavy rain. Today […]

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