|I'M GUESSING THIS BUTTERFLY IS A PAINTED LADY|
|THIS NEW '76' STATION HAS EASY IN AND OUT RV FRIENDLY GAS AND DIESEL PUMPS WELL AWAY FROM THE OTHER 4 WHEELER PUMPS.....|
|EVERY TIME WE GO THROUGH RIPLEY CALIFORNIA I TAKE A PICTURE OF THIS WASTER TANK BECAUSE IT REMINDS ME OF THE OLD WATER TANK THAT USED TO STAND IN MY HOMETOWN OF TAVISTOCK ONTARIO CANADA.....AND ONE I CLIMBED UP AND DOWN 3 DIFFERENT TIMES AS A FOOLISH TEEN-AGER|
|WE ARE DEFINITELY IN THE AGRICULTURAL BELT OF CALIFORNIA|
|IRRIGATION CANALS ARE VITAL TO THIS AREA|
I SPOTTED ANOTHER ONE OF OUR FAVORITE MOUNTAIN RANGES WAY OFF ON THE DISTANT HORIZON TO THE EXTREME LEFT...THOSE ARE THE KOFA MOUNTAINS WAY OVER THERE
|AND LOOKING AT THIS CROPPED PHOTO I KNOW RIGHT WHERE PALM CANYON IS TOO....THE LITTLE HUMP TO THE LEFT OF THE POINTED PEAK AT THE RIGH|
|MY NAVIGATOR FELL ASLEEP AND I MADE A WRONG TURN|
|I WAS HOPING THAT WAS A PRESCRIBED BURN AHEAD....AND IT WAS|
|CROSSING THE COLORADO RIVER FROM CALIFORNIA BACK INTO ARIZONA|
Well, where to go today?? Had several spots in mind so by 8:35 we had the big wheels rolling west on I-10 towards Blyth California only a few short miles away. We were on familiar turf again having first been to Blyth back in January of 2007 and half a dozen or more times since then. We have lots of great memories in California. In the back of my mind I like to think I have actually driven an RV all the way out to California from Bayfield Ontario each winter for the past 13 years.
|SAME SPOT WE WERE IN A FEW YEARS AGO|
|NO IDEA WHAT THAT BIG PIECE OF STEEL IS ALL ABOUT|
|MOST AMAZING THING IS THAT THERE IS NOT ONE SINGLE BULLET HOLE IN THIS LARGE PIECE OF METAL......UNBELIEVABLE, NOT ONE!! MAYBE IT'S MADE OF KRYPTONITE|
|YA THAT'S US|
|WHAT THE HECK WHERE DID THAT COME FROM|
|DON'T KNOW WHAT THAT GUY WAS HAULING BUT IT'S BIG AND ORANGE AND RATTLED A LOT|
|CAME ACROSS THIS BIG BLACK CACTUS TIRE|
|THREE DIFFERENT VIEWS OF THE TRIGO MOUNTAINS UNDER THREE DIFFERENT LIGHTING ONDITIONS|
“What does a spy do in the rain? He goes undercover.”
Oscar a silly question, get a silly answer!
As the plane was flying low over some hills near Athens, a lady asked the stewardess: "What's that stuff on those hills?" "Just snow," replied the stewardess. "That's what I thought," said the lady, "but this fellow in front of me said it was Greece."