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 drive. We drove up into the hills. Lovely views.

Nice view from the hills outside Reno

Nice view from the hills outside Reno

Second shot.

Second shot.

The view.

The view is most pleasant.

Reno, thanks to the Truckee river is a sea of green in a brown desert.

Reno, thanks to the Truckee river, is a sea of green in a brown desert.

We then went to a Safeway shopping center and had lunch at a Chinese/Taiwanese restaurant. Really good food, but different from what we’re used to. I had lemon chicken. I’m used to it being almost like a lemon pie. This was just a really good lemon chicken with a not so sweet lemon sauce. Michael had his usual war won ton soup and fried rice. He said it was good.

After lunch we went grocery shopping and got just a few things for our coffee in the morning, and a few other items. There is no full kitchen here so we’re mostly eating out for these coming two weeks. Came back to the room and asked for a kitchen pack. It’s a large tub they deliver to your room here. They don’t charge for it but you have to sign for it. It has the kitchen towels, plates, utensils, etc. that you need to eat in your room.

Complimentary tub of dishes.

Complimentary tub of dishes.

In our room we just lazed around until it was time for the wine and cheese get together. We found out it was sponsored by Timeshare Liquidators. What a nice couple who hosted – full of information of things going on and things to see and do. She asked everyone around the room who they were and what they were doing here. Was surprised at all the happenings here in Reno – ballroom dancing, bowling, volleyball, and chicken wing cook-off type thing going on over the 4th of July. Was fun. Afterwards we stayed and talked to a couple from Santa Rosa, artists, who are here for Artown. Was fun getting to know them a little.

Beautiful antiques everywhere in this resort, even saw one that is very similar to one we own.

Curved glass, custom mirror.  Very nice, very similar to one we own.

Curved glass, custom mirror. Very nice, very similar to one we own.

Really nice stuff in every hallway, around every corner.

Really nice stuff in every hallway, around every corner.

Antique

Antique

Antique.

Antique.

Antique with pretty woman in mirror.

Antique with pretty woman in mirror.

Nice marble top.

Nice marble top.

Antiques everywhere.

Antiques everywhere.

So grand.

So grand.

Enough!

Enough!

Still more.

Still more.

So pretty.

So pretty.

We are now back in our room and having our Sunday evening “date” watching PBS, Inspector Lewis.

Our street.

Our street.

 

Lorne Greene's candle holders, his wife's necklace.  Edie wants to use the holders on our journey.

Lorne Greene’s candle holders, his wife’s necklace. Edie wants to use the holders on our journey.

Some of the things Edie bought at the Lorne Greene auction.

Some of the things Edie bought at the Lorne Greene auction.

Hope your day was grand!

 

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