Month: July 2014

Wilsonville, Oregon -7/31/2014

  JULY 31, 2014 (Thursday)   Was hot last night. We slept on top of the blankets with the window open and the fan going full blast. Got up and out of the house around 10:00 AM. We headed over

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Medford, Oregon to Keizer, Oregon – 7/30/2014

  JULY 30, 2014 (Wednesday)   Woke up to beautiful weather (again). We opted not to have the breakfast in the hotel and went across the street to Elmer’s Restaurant. Good but spendy. Michael had blueberry pancakes, eggs and sausage.

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Prunedale, California to Medford, Oregon – 7/29/2014

  JULY 29, 2014 (Tuesday)   The day started out early for us. We got up and out by 8:00 AM. As we were packing up to leave we saw Rodrigo. Rodrigo is doing work at the neighbor’s house and

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Prunedale, California – 7/28/2014

  JULY 28, 2014 (Monday)   Michael and Lexi worked on things in the yard. I worked on the studio and went for my annual mammogram. Michael and I are packing and excited to be getting back on the road.

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Santa Clara, California – 7/27/2014

7/27/2014  Sunday   Quiet day for the most part.  Edie stayed home and cleaned.  I went to Santa Clara and visited with the boy.  We had fun, went to Costco, walked the dogs, talked about life.  Traffic was rough coming

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Castroville, California – 7/26/2014

  JULY 26, 2014 (Saturday)   Before I talk about today’s outings, let me tell you about what Lexi and I did last night. A friend/former co-worker at the pharmacy gave me two tickets to go see James Durbin. She

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Gilroy Garlic Festival, Gilroy, California – 7/25/2014

July 25, 2014 (Friday)   I humbly and sincerely apologize.  Edie humbly and sincerely apologizes.  We are back from the Garlic Festival, it is all about food.    We have uploaded the pictures  and we did not take any pictures

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Prunedale, California – 7/24/2014

July 24, 2014 ( Thursday)   Edie and Lex finished putting the second coat of paint on the mobile home.  We should paint our house while we are here but we are really tired of painting.  I tried to help

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Prunedale, California 7/23/2013

July 23, 2014  Wednesday   Not much of a blog day.  It was hot here.  Edie and Lex put a second coat of paint on the front of the trailer.  I worked on closing a long time checking account and

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Prunedale, California – 7/22/2014

July 22, 2014 (Tuesday)   Edie has taken yet another day off.  There seems to be a pattern forming here… I’ve been tricked this way before.  I was up early and off to the dentist.  I had an appointment with

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San Jose, California – 7/21/2014

San Jose, California July 21, 2014 Monday   Edie is apparently on vacation today as well.  Kind of a big day for me, one of those stepping over the line moments.  I filled out the paperwork to complete my enrollment

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Prunedale, California – 7/20/2014

July 20, 2014  Sunday   Edie is on vacation, Mike here.  This Sunday is a day for visiting.  Lisa came by.  Her kids grew up with our kids and were close for a time until she moved away.  They lived

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Reno, Nevada to Prunedale, California – 7/19/2014

  JULY 19, 2014 (Saturday)     We were out of our home by 9:30 AM. We drove along the river a ways and then go on I-80 and headed to Auburn and had breakfast at a Denny’s. Michael had

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Reno, Nevada – 7/18/2014

  JULY 18, 2014 (Friday)   We are in such a rut. We promise we’ll do better and be more adventurous in the future (hopefully).  We finally went out and got linner. Michael had been wanting a burrito from Taco

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Lake Tahoe, Nevada – 7/17/2014

  JULY 17, 2014 (Thursday)   As usual – lazy morning. Didn’t get out the door until around 12:30 PM. We headed to the Outlets in Sparks. First stop Target to get some T-Gel shampoo and a toothbrush. Next we

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Reno, Nevada – 7/16/2014

  JULY 16, 2014 (Wednesday)   Time is flying by. It’s Wednesday already. Another hot day, but not as hot. The sky is a little grey. We were told there is a small fire somewhere and that’s the reason for

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Reno, Nevada – 7/15/2014

  JULY 15, 2014 (Tuesday)   Hot again today. We didn’t get moving until around 1:30 PM. We decided to just walk around and check out the casinos and businesses in the area. We didn’t realize it was so hot

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South Lake Tahoe, California – 7/14/2014

  JULY 14, 2014 (Monday)   Lazy morning and then we got moving. We drove to South Lake Tahoe, but did it the long way around the lake through Truckee, Tahoe City, etc. Lovely drive. Traffic was horrible and there

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Reno, Nevada – 7/13/2014

  JULY 13, 2014 (Sunday)   Slept and slept. Felt good. We were awakened around 9:00 AM by the housekeeper wanting to straighten up our room. She apologized for waking us and said she’d be back. We didn’t even get

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Prunedale, California to Reno, Nevada – 7/12/2014

  JULY 12, 2014 (Saturday)     Rough night. Lexi woke up sick at 4 am. The trailer has such thin walls that you can hear everything so when she woke up, we woke up. Pretty miserable. She’s better now

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Santa Clara, California – 7/6/2014

July 6, 2014 (Sunday)     I went to visit Aaron and Arla in Santa Clara and I took the quad copter.  I knew that Aaron would figure it out quickly and then teach me.  My plan worked.   We

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Monterey Bay area – 7/5/2014

July 5th, 2014 (Saturday)   We’d been looking forward to seeing Beth and John for some time.  We last had dinner with them outside Philadelphia last winter.  They are blog friends that have steered us to some fantastic food in

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Salinas, California – 7/4/2014

July 4, 2014 (Friday)   Edie had a headache, Lex didn’t feel well.  I went by myself to Hank and Joan’s.  Great food, laughter and fun.

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Prunedale, California June 22, to July 3, 2014

June 22, 2014 to July 3, 2014   It has been the drudge of  home ownership and our labors to convert our mobile home into an Airbnb.com rental.  Lex did not keep the job.  She was a body snatcher at

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