Month: June 2013

Reno, Nevada 6/30/2013

JUNE 30, 2013 (Sunday)   Slept in and then Michael went down to the 7th floor to get us some coffee. They always have hot beverages and water available there. After a while of lounging around, we went for a

Lorne Greene Auction – Reno, Nevada 6/29/2013

JUNE 29, 2013 (Saturday)   Got up early so we could pack up and be out the door in time to get to the Lorne Greene Auction. Spent almost seven hours sitting and bidding (usually losing thank goodness) on items

Lorne Greene Auction Preview – Sparks, Nevada 6/28/2013

JUNE 28, 2013 (Friday)   Same morning routine. First trip was to find and photograph the Sparks Fire Department. Mission accomplished. Then we ventured out to find the auction house that is going to auction off Lorne Greene’s (Bonanza, Battle

Legends and Sparks Marina – Sparks, Nevada 6/27/2013

JUNE 27, 2013 (Thursday)   Lazy morning, coffee, breakfast, reading, TV. After we had a late lunch (leftovers, yummy), we left to try to find the Sparks Fire Department to take a picture for our son. He thought it would

Talking Timeshares Radio Show – Sparks, Nevada 6/26/2013

JUNE 26, 2013 (Wednesday)   Remembering your birthday Ruth Keller. Today was more of a lazy day. Michael waited until noon for the phone call for the internet radio show, “Talking Timeshares”: , with Mark Silverman, on which he

Lake Lahontan State Park – Nevada 6/25/2013

JUNE 25, 2013 (Tuesday)   Usual lazy morning but it got exciting when Michael finally got the paperwork we’ve been waiting for in order to almost finalize our Worldmark purchase. We had to find a notary, go there, figure out

Car Museum – Reno, Nevada 6/24/2013

JUNE 24, 2013 (Monday)   Happy Birthday Michelle! Breakfast, coffee, computer time, tv, then we got ready to go to the Car Museum. It has recently been named one of the five best. It was very interesting. Brought back memories.

BBQ – Sparks, Nevada 6/23/2013

JUNE 23, 2013 (Sunday)   Happy 40th Birthday Natalie! Slept in. Felt good. Bed is only a queen but it was comfortable and we slept good in it. Michael got up a little before me and went out to the

Rocklin, CA to Sparks, NV 6/22/2013

JUNE 22, 2013 (Saturday)   Got to sleep in. It felt wonderful. We woke up around 8:30 AM and had some coffee in our room. When we both had our showers and had dressed, we walked over to a nearby

Visalia, CA to Rocklin, CA 6/21/2013

JUNE 21, 2013 ( Friday)   Up early again, 6:30 AM. Hey, we’re retired and not liking having to get up so darn early. Oh well, necessary so I can get my retirement papers filed. We left when Mary left

Friends and Family – Las Vegas, Nevada to Visalia, CA 6/20/2013

JUNE 20, 2013 (Thursday)   Today was moving day. Yesterday we had pre-packed and were ready to load up when we got up. We woke up around 6:30 and were on the road to Henderson, Nevada by 7:15 AM. We

Packing – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/19/2013

JUNE 19, 2013 (Wednesday)   Happy birthday Pat! Today was a lazy work day. We slept in because our neighbors on the other side of us were having quite the fight late last night. I thought they were outside, but

Man of Steel – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/18/2013

JUNE 18, 2013 (Tuesday)   Today was lazy. We slept in till 9 AM. We showered, dressed, did some paperwork then went to lunch at In and Out. We then went to the post office to mail the rescission paperwork

Westgate Sales Presentation – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/17/2013

JUNE 17, 2013 (Monday)   Well today was ….. interesting. We had a noon appointment with Westgate. I wanted to go by the post office first so we googled the closest one and went there first. Near the post office

Defending the Caveman – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/16/2013

JUNE 16, 2013 (Sunday)   Happy Father’s Day! Well, we didn’t make it to the Bellagio last night. I was too tired and went to bed early and didn’t get up until Michael bellowed for me to come and join

Red Rock Canyon – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/15/2013

JUNE 15, 2013 (Saturday)   Michael got up earlier but I slept in a little as I had a really hard time getting to sleep last night. When I did drag myself out of bed, we had our coffee and

Nephew – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/14/2013

  JUNE 14, 2013 (Friday)   Left about 12:30 PM to go pick up our nephew (and his father). We headed over to the South Point Casino for lunch. We enjoyed a couple hours of eating and catching up. Nice.

South Point Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/13/2013

JUNE 13, 2013 (Thursday)   Stayed up late (after 1 AM) in order to bid on 2 VIP tickets for “Defending the Caveman.” Michael has been wanting to see it for 30 years and particularly since December. He did end

Swim – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/12/2013

JUNE 12, 2013 (Wednesday)   Michael put it perfectly for today – we lazed and grazed all day. The only outside thing we did was go to the pool and swim for a little bit.  There were a bunch of

The Strip – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/11/2013

JUNE 11, 2013 (Tuesday)   Kind of a down day for awhile. It’s 8:30 PM and I haven’t done the dishes yet. I did manage to make the bed but it wasn’t until around noon. We’re retired. Things wait.  We

Pawn Stars and Fremont Street Experience – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/10/2013

JUNE 10, 2013 (Monday)   Lazy day. Slept in (8:30 am), coffee, breakfast, computer, reading on line, laundry, did dishes, made bed, made lunch (nice salad, crackers and hummus). Got ready to leave for the Fremont Street experience at around

Timeshare Presentation – Las Vegas, Nevada 6/9/2013

JUNE 9, 2013 (Sunday)   Happy Birthday Ellen! We love you. Today was our timeshare presentation with Grand View at Las Vegas. They always say it is a great lunch, and it turns out to be trays with okay food

The Valley of Fire State Park – Mesquite to Las Vegas, Nevada 6/8/2013

JUNE 8, 2013 (Saturday)   Moving day. We are excited to be leaving. This place isn’t dirty or bad, but it wasn’t a good fit for us as there was no internet easily available, the pool was too far away

Mesquite, Nevada 6/7/2013

Publishing early because I know what the day will be, barring an act of God or medical emergency.   We are excited to be leaving our 1 to 2 star resort and going to a five star in Las Vegas,

Mesquite, Nevada 6/6/2013

JUNE 6, 2013 (Thursday)   Just a lazy day. We were tired from Zion yesterday so we slept in. When we got up, we went in search of internet. We went to the Mesquite Visitor’s Center, who advertised free wifi,

Zion National Park, Utah 6/5/2013

JUNE 5, 2013 (Wednesday)   Got up around 9 AM and lazed around drinking coffee and having breakfast. We left for Zion around 10 AM. It was a lovely drive to Zion. When we got there, we showed Michael’s $10

Del Web’s Sun City – Mesquite, Nevada 6/4/2013

JUNE 4, 2013 (Tuesday)   Coffee, breakfast, then we headed for McDonald’s to sit out in the parking lot and work on the computers. We used our inverter for the first time and it was loud but fine. We stayed

Mesquite, Nevada 6/2/2013

  JUNE 2, 2013 (Sunday)   Pictures of our room, which is 0kay. Today we slept in. We were tired puppies and didn’t even get out of bed until almost 10 AM. When we finally did pull ourselves together, we

Mesquite, Nevada 6/3/2013

JUNE 3, 2013 (Monday)   We woke up around 9 AM and just lazed around, drinking our coffee and having our breakfast. We talked about when we wanted to go to Zion and what we wanted to do today. It

Bryce Canyon and Cedar Breaks – Snowbird, Utah to Mesquite, Nevada 6/1/2013

JUNE 1, 2013 (Saturday)   Today was moving day from our cute little “home” at Iron Blosam to Mesquite, Nevada. We were told by some people at Iron Blosam that we should see Bryce Canyon on the way down to