Join us as we travel North America in our Holiday Rambler Vacationer, since August 2006
"On the Road Again"
Ok its time to get going, the itchy feet are driving us crazy. Although its nice to get on the road and explore, its almost sad, we are beginning the journey back home, into cooler unstable weather for the next 2 and 1/2 months. So coffee, computing, taking our time to pack up, letting the sunrise warm the air. Then at 8:45 to the dump station and only 3 rv's in front of me. Suzie took the car to the east end of town to park and read her book, while I moved about with the coach.
|Quartzsite Main intersection|
About 11:30 stop at a rest area to finish off our Garlic Shrimp pizza for lunch, (soo good) then carry on bypassing Phoenix arriving at Desert Shadows Resort in Casa Grande for 1:00pm.
A bright sunny warm day and a good drive, but by the time we got here the winds had started to pick up and the nice thing about most Arizona resorts is they have a cement wall around them that really helps to block the wind, dust and debris, probably even some of the desert critters.
So now we have all the modern conveniences, electricity, water, and sewage even a cement patio for 4 nights. So we put the paper plates away and Suzie gets to do dishes again, she is so excited! After 2 weeks of camping in the desert we do appreciate the conveniences a bit more, but really miss the wide open spaces of desert camping.
We felt like chicken for supper so I ran out to the store thinking to pick up a couple of chicken legs. Well I got a whole 51/2 pond chicken for $2.89 wow! So I quartered the bird and put half in the freezer for another meal and cooked up half on the barbie with a rice pilaf. Now we even have enough chicken left over for sandwiches.
|huge chicken breast|
Now to relax, chat, do dishes, read and a bit of tv all is good. But we are going to be getting some cold weather, not as bad as back home just below freezing at night and maybe up to 15c (60f) during the day, not to worry we won't suffer to much, (we have some barely used warm clothes) at least we don't have to shovel it.
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