Don on January 26th, 2012

Wednesday: (01/25) Helen fixed bacon with grits and toast for breakfast. We finally left Bakersfield about noon. Lunch was ion Tehachapi at the Apple Shed. we shared an apple, avocado, ham and bacon sandwich after sharing a slice of fresh peach pie ala mode.  We took highway 58 on to highway 395 then hichway 18 […]

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Don on January 22nd, 2012

Sunday: (01/22) We started the day with cereal watching CBS TV’s morning shows. This post is being made on my phone. I really prefer a bigger keyboard. My computer’s power adapter’s cord failed last night so I may be suffering withdrawal pains until remedied.We tool a short walk out to the beach. The tide was […]

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Don on May 26th, 2011

Thursday: (05/26) We got up early and hooked up the Jeep and were off toward Fresno by 8am. Lou was nice enough to do the hooking up since my back was acting up. Lou’s niece Ashley is graduating from high school and all graduations are special.It was a little overcast in Palo Alto as we […]

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Don on April 23rd, 2011

Saturday: (04/23) We had the last of the choriso potatoes and eggs for breakfast then left Las Vegas about 07:30. We wanted to get across the desert before the winds pick up in the afternoon. We made a beeline to Baker and stopped for a short walk then on to Tehachapi where we stopped for […]

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Don on April 4th, 2011

Monday: (04/04) We took a walk around the campground in the morning and had a long chat with some of the campers. Granola and bananas for breakfast. Off to visit with My Aunt Mary today. We went over to Joshua Tree for lunch at the JT’s Country Kitchen. We all had peanut chicken salads which […]

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Don on March 11th, 2011

Friday: (03/11) Some of our neighbors moved out of a nice spot with more birds than our current site so we moved. Since we were going to roll, we took the opportunity to do tank duty as well. It was a rather hot day at home today. Lou was busy working on a treasure she […]

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Don on January 7th, 2011

Friday: (01/07) More tiramisu for breakfast today. We hooked up and were on the road about 9:45. We headed off to Dawn’s apartment in San Jose to drop off some things then caught highway 101 South to Gilroy. We needed to stop at the Gilroy Outlet Mall again. The SAS shoe store had some shows […]

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Don on December 10th, 2010

The reason for our trip was for Dawn to attend the presentation of awards ceremony for the Palo Alto Weekly newspapers short story contest. Her story “Solitaire” won second place in the adult category. A video of the ceremony can be found here.

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Don on December 9th, 2010

Thursday: (12/09) Today we were off toward home for the day. We cruised over the mountains to Los Gates to start. We had a few hours to waste, so we looked around in the shops. It sure has changed since we started going there in the 70′s. Not really for the better. Back then it […]

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Don on November 9th, 2010

Tuesday: (11/09) Another nice day. First I enjoyed my tea as I watched Perry Mason, a typical morning activity. I poured the concrete pad for the shop entrance today. All went well. The yard had mostly dried out. Unfortunately, it never warmed up much so the concrete took forever to dry and therefore I waited […]

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