It is the mornings I like best here in the old West. The sun clears the Swisshelm mountains a few miles east of us about 8 & floods our little pre-shadowed RV space with it’s soothing warmth. By 9 o’clock the valley is steadily warming & I like to recline outside in a lounger facing the mountains. Only heard are the sounds of Mourning Doves, Silver Cardinals & an assortment of smaller birds scuffling on the ground for seeds & flitting about through the pine trees. And there is silence. Just the mountains, the birds & the warming morning sun:))
A big thank you to everyone for all the warm comments regarding yesterday’s blog. Much appreciated & I feel much better now that I was able to get a few things off my chest that had been slowly piling up. It is always a struggle for me to keep my confidence levels up to par & I thank everyone for your encouragement. Onward & upward:)))))))
On our walk this morning Kelly mentioned a blog she had just read where the blogger referred to the west as still having a Frontier. That rang an immediate bell for me & I hope to blog about my thoughts on that shortly.
We headed off to Elfrida this morning to meet an RV couple for lunch we had first met a little over a year ago while staying at ‘the ranch’ over near McNeal. Jerry & Suzy from OUR LIFE ON WHEELS have been steadily on our ‘Blogs We Follow’ list for nearly 2 years now. This would be our 4th get together.
JERRY MAKES A RUN FOR IT WITH A LOAD OF BAKED GOODS
THAT BROWN BOX HOUSES THE LARGEST CINNAMON BUN I HAVE EVER SEEN!!
Elfrida’s Roundup Café was the high noon meeting place & it didn’t take us long to touch base & get us a round of burgers on the table, except for Kelly who had a Taco Special. When done, Suzy & Jerry’s western hospitality insisted on picking up the bill so I quickly retaliated with some northeastern hospitality & bought Jerry a doughnut from the Roundups home made bake shop. But, it was not to be my day as they later out did me by presenting us with a healthy portion of Suzy’s refrigerated turkey soup plus a book they knew I would enjoy by the name of ‘The Clipped History Of Pearce 1910. They picked it up at Pearce Heritage Days a couple weeks ago & it is newspaper clippings of Pearce back in 1910. Pearce is an old western ghost town & you can see our day there last year by clicking….PEARCE HERITAGE DAYS PART 1 & PEARCE HERITAGE DAYS PART 2
NICE FOLKS FOR SURE:))
Jerry & Suzy followed us from Elfrida back out to our digs here at the foothills of the Swisshelm Mountains. It was another beautiful Arizona day so we sat out under a couple pine trees & had us real darn good chin wag for a couple hours. Despite the Bayfield Bunch’s solitary ways & my sometimes cantankerous blogs we do enjoy meeting folks & renewing old RV friendships. And so it was today with Jerry & Suzy. Thanks for coming out guys.
Saturday morning we’re off to the Bisbee area to see & do whatever we figure is seeable & doable.
SEE Y’ALL LATER FOLKS:))
GROANER’S CORNER:(( John decided life would be much easier if he had a clone. So he had one made and sent him to work in his place while he stayed home and relaxed. Soon this backfired when the clone came home and said he had been fired for making sexual comments to the women in the office. John decided he had to get rid of the clone before things got worse. John took his clone to the top of a tall building and pushed him off.
Unfortunately, someone saw John and he was arrested and convicted for making an obscene clone fall.
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