|Our walk this morning took us down to the border jumpers camp. They were easy to find, we just followed the campfire smoke. Had been awhile since we saw either Wandering Willy or John Brown. Last time for WW was on Ogilbe Road near Yuma two winters ago and the last time we saw John was at our Congress house when he and Brenda with their two dogs Max and Maya dropped in. Brenda's back in Canada at the moment undergoing treatment for a broken ankle. John swears he had nothing to do with that. We all sat us around the campfire for a couple of hours catching up on things. We've been friends with fellow RV'er and former Blogger WW (Bill) since first meeting him in Borrego Springs California years ago and RV Blogger John in Quartzsite Arizona in our early RVing days as well. (John and Brenda's Incredible Adventure) Nice to see Bill and John again and we'll be 'hangin out' a bit with Canada's two gruelling Gringos over the next little while.|
|THREE DOGGY PALS MEET UP AGAIN AFTER A FEW YEARS....MAX, PHEEBS, AND MAYA ON THE RIGHT|
|LOTS TO TALK ABOUT AS MAX GIVES HIS HEAD A BIG SHAKE|
|OUR OLD HOUSE AND PROPERTY LOOKED GREAT AND HOW NICE TO SEE ALL MY CACTUS PLANTS DOING SO WELL|
|WE EVEN RECOGNIZED SOME OF OUR OLD FURNITURE ON THE PORCH|
|HAPPY TO ALSO SEE OUR YARD ORNAMENTS STILL IN PLACE TOO|
|THROUGH THESE GATES A BLOCK FROM OUR HOUSE WE HAD SO MANY GREAT MORNING WALKS IN THE DESERT BEYOND|
|HOUSE/INDIAN ROCK AHEAD OF JEEP TO THE LEFT|
|LOOKING TOWARDS HOUSE ROCK AND THE REASON PHEEBS IS SO FOCUSED ON ME IS BECAUSE I HAVE A CHICKEN SANDWICH IN MY HAND|
|NICE SITE HERE SOUTH OF VULTURE PEAK BUT OUR INTERNET CONNECTION WAS NOT GOOD|
|VULTURE PEAK IN THE BACKGROUND|
|VIEW OUT OUR SIDE DOOR JUST BEFORE DEPARTING THE VULTURE PEAK AREA|
|POWER STEERING LEAK SEEMS TO BE AROUND THAT BLUE THING|
|THIS IS REAL NICE WALKING COUNTRY|
|STILL KEEPING AN EYE ON THOSE GUYS DOWN THERE IN GRINGO GULCH:))|
|RECENT RAINS HAVE ENCOURAGED GREEN GROWTH|
|THERE ARE A FEW SAGUAROS AROUND BUT THEY ARE NOT IN ABUNDANCE LIKE THE LAST TWO AREAS WE WERE IN|
|THAT IS ONE TOUGH LITTLE BARREL CACTUS AND THE ONLY ONE I SAW|
|OUR MOTORHOME IS JUST OVER THAT RIDGE AND WHEN I TOLD PHEEBS TO 'GO FIND MOM' SHE TOOK OFF LIKE A BULLET|
|THAT BLACK DOT WAY OUT THERE IS PHEEBS DOING ABOUT 352 MPH HEADING FOR THE RIG|
- If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn't the whole airplane made out of the same stuff?
Why is there an expiration date on sour cream?
- If most car accidents occur within five miles of home, why doesn't everyone just move 10 miles away?
- If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?
- I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section? She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.
- Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?
- If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?
Glad you have an appointment to get that looked at.ReplyDelete
Gringo Gulch looks like a nice spot! I'm sure the company is wonderful and I'll bet there is a bit of a chin wagging happening over the next while.
Depression could have been a result of not being able to go INTO the Congress house, knowing it was no longer yours. You seemed very happy there puttering around in the yard doing things. Now you're on the outside looking in kind of idea. It's nice that they've kept it so well maintained.
Enjoy your time with WW and John.
Al, If that's what's leaking and not something above it that's a steering damper or a shock sorta like the ones on the tires. Not a big deal to replace and shouldn't cost much. I've had to replace the one on my old van a couple times.ReplyDelete
I think maybe all the changes-----wonder if ANY are what you would consider "good" changes?---would certainly dampen your spirits. Sort of what happens to me when I see yet ANOTHER piece of land get covered by concrete to make more highways, more businesses, more parking lots. There doesn't seem to be much we can do about it, except enjoy and really appreciate Nature's wonders that we still have. I appreciate your blog and share your love of those wonders.ReplyDelete
The desert is so relaxing, especially this time of year. Wish I were there, too.ReplyDelete
Nice blog Al. Somebody once told me that no matter how down you get, someone else somewhere is worse. Your blogs always seem to be full-spirited and uplifting. So, remember, keep blogging, because you just never know who YOU may lift up after reading/seeing one of your enjoyable journeys. :-)ReplyDelete
So nice to see WW and John Brown again. The Congress house looks wonderful and still is such great shape, memories for us there as well with the 3 days spent with you guys and the numerous desert rides to Indian /House rock.ReplyDelete
Good luck with you power steering repair.
Always nice to see our former homes are being well cared for after we leave. Such a beautiful desert to enjoy with old friends.ReplyDelete