After spending a scant four months at home in Penticton, leaving for the winter was more difficult than usual this year. The summer was phenomenal weather-wise --- very hot and dry for weeks on end --- much as I remember it back in the early '90's before it got weirdly cool and wet. Too, we had so much fun with our friends and neighbours this summer that saying goodbye was really hard to do, … [Read more...]
Find out where Rosalind has been lately and what trouble she's managed to get herself into!
I feel bad, having promised my friends in Texas a visit this winter, but not having delivered on that promise --- yet again. Why? From our southernmost point in Arizona (Patagonia Lake) to our planned destination in Texas --- it was 1,181 mi / 18 hours 33 mins. LONG trip, especially when we don`t do more than 3 hours per day, i.e. that would have been 6 days down and 6 days back. At 4 … [Read more...]
Here's the route we took northbound this past winter.... View Larger Map http://g.co/maps/t5fvw … [Read more...]
Ed and I tripped over to Tijuana Mexico the other day. Instead of walking across the border and taking a cab downtown as originally planned, we took the MexiCoach shuttle bus from the border parking lot. Two return tickets were $10 and would prove the best deal of the day. Our little sojourn across the line was fun. We enjoyed a guitar serenade of Cieto Lindo while sipping coffee and … [Read more...]
What's with L.A. drivers? They seem to like driving on the line. When I'm driving a big Ford 1-ton, it just doesn't make sense that a tiny Mercedes would try to force me to the edge of my lane. OK, I'm not trying to make excuses... I hit a medical transfer vehicle's mirror with my mirror the other day because I let myself be 'pushed'. The damage was far less than if I'd held my … [Read more...]