|It rains a lot in the desert. Who knew? Two days of steady rain kept us NOMADS working inside. There is plenty to keep us busy paintin' and fixin'. Shirley, Gary and Jeanne went to see the Nutcracker Ballet in the evening. I had my fill of the Christmas time classic having gone once when our girls were teenagers. I did not know they didn't talk or sing. And when the prince came out in his leotard, oh my. They say it was excellent. I did laundry. When they returned Shirley made many apple pies for the the group home dinner dessert. 12 pies in all. If you have ever had one of Shirley's apple pies you know how good they are. Stopped raining today and it is starting to dry out. Continuing to have the greatest time with our fellow NOMADS and on our trip. Enjoy the pics.