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Apr 19, 2018 - Gaslight Square Mobile Home Park

Long day today. I-10 still pretty quiet. Posted speed limit is 80 MPH. Needless to say, everyone was passing us doing 65 MPH. The winds picked mid afternoon making driving interesting. Our GPS advised us of a traffic delay near our exit. Sure enough, 4 exits before our exit, everything came to a screeching halt. Add the traffic jam, it took us 9 1/2 hours of driving. Oh Yeah. We entered Mountain time zone so add another hour. Set up camp, had a glass of sherry and put our feet up. Our current elevation is 3,740 feet.

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Jul 15, 2012 - Our nightmare of a first day

I didn’t know that leaving home for two and a half months would be so hard. We had our “good bye” dinner last night with family (thanks mom for the sandwiches. They were yum, yum good.)and then contemplated what we were really going to do. Would my kids be ok, would those two angelic grandchildren be ok, the cats, the dogs, my parents…worry, worry. Leaving felt bittersweet. We have talked of doing this for years while taking short trips and now we are really going to travel and both Jim and I felt melancholy. It didn’t last long since...

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