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PICKING UP THE PACE
We’re in a windy spell currently with the wind gusting up to
25 mph but the wind has kept the overnight temperatures up.   It was 57F this morning at 6 am.   We’ve had some nice sunrises and sunsets with
the mixed cloudy and sunny weather this year.   I’ve ...
PICKING UP THE PACE
PICKING UP THE PACE
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BEAUTY IN THE DESERT
Time is just whizzing by, here it is December already.  I've been leading the club ATV rides Mondays and Thursdays and going out another day with Aileen and friends Richard and Judy giving me lots of photo opportunity.  On Saturday, we took Richard and Judy...
BEAUTY IN THE DESERT
BEAUTY IN THE DESERT
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CALIENTE ONCE MORE
We made it to our winter abode on my birthday, Sunday.   We are still working at this and that getting
things the way we like.   We went to
a party celebrating an ATV friend’s 80 th birthday on Monday.   Yesterday was a grocery run over to Queen
Creek.     ...
CALIENTE ONCE MORE
CALIENTE ONCE MORE
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ARIZONA BOUND
We left Jim and Judy's in Clifton CO about 9:45 yesterday.  We decided to take a different route this time on our way to Florence, AZ.  It is supposedly just 6.5 miles further than going through Moab but it is way longer time wise.  It is twisty, bumpy in s...
ARIZONA BOUND
ARIZONA BOUND
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NEARLY TIME FOR ARIZONA
Our time in Grand Junction is drawing to a close.   We are planning to leave here Friday morning
and spend three days on the road.    We’ve
had a great time visiting our Colorado friends and have had lots of card
games.   We went for lunch yesterday with
Ke...
NEARLY TIME FOR ARIZONA
NEARLY TIME FOR ARIZONA
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WE'RE IN GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO AGAIN
We left Penticton on Wednesday   October 17 th about 9 am.   Easy border crossing, just booze, tobacco and
firearms were the questions this year.   The agricultural inspection guy came in and peeked in the fridge then
bid us farewell.   We put on more miles...
WE'RE IN GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO AGAIN
WE'RE IN GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO AGAIN
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HEADING SOUTH AGAIN
We've had a busy three days.  We were up early on Sunday morning and were on the road at 5:22 am heading to Victoria.  We got to the ferry south of Vancouver just after 10:30 which should have been in time to catch the 11 am sailing.  However, it was full a...
HEADING SOUTH AGAIN
HEADING SOUTH AGAIN
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LEFT THE ISLAND
Last Monday was Aileen's eye appointment and she got the okay to head south but first must go back for a follow up appointment on October 15.  Since we have left the Island, we will drive down in the car and stay over a couple nights.  Monday was also Richa...
LEFT THE ISLAND
LEFT THE ISLAND
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A SUPER BUSY WEEK
Well that was a busy week!  I think we need a vacation.  On Tuesday we drove up to Campbell River and took fish and chips lunch to Cousin Bill at the care home where he is in pallative care.  We had a nice visit and we all enjoyed our lunch.  We stopped off...
A SUPER BUSY WEEK
A SUPER BUSY WEEK
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FALL COLOUR IN DRIZZLE AND SUN
After all the rain of the last few days, seeing some better weather forecast for Sunday spurred us to get the ATVs out.  My brother Charlie, brother in law John R and I went up the Cameron River valley and after driving out to the end at Labour Day Lake, wo...
FALL COLOUR IN DRIZZLE AND SUN
FALL COLOUR IN DRIZZLE AND SUN
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