10/1/15 (Thursday) in Manteca, CA (Turtle Beach Resort -TT)
It rained all night. At least I heard rain each of the many times I woke up. I’m really glad for the rain, just wish I could sleep better through it. Rough night for John too. So we really took it easy, as we experienced light rain throughout the day. We both actually took that evening walk, then tackled “Mille Borne”. I’d noted the night before that this game was more dependent on luck than strategy and it really proved out that way this time: John got all the luck (Hazard cards to stop me plus 3 of the 4 Safety cards which enabled him to keep rolling out his miles). I, on the other hand, got miles cards but couldn’t get rolling, thanks to the Hazard cards John put on mine. So when he won the game by piles of points we both decided we’d rather play “13”. He won that game too. Just not my night!
10/2/15 (Friday) in Manteca, CA (Turtle Beach Resort -TT) Ambitious Day
THIS morning John decided to clean off Miss Journey’s roof of tree bits and dirt, as well as much of the mud drops left from the wind and rain yesterday on the sides of our coach. Since he was so motivated I couldn’t let him show me up so I got involved cleaning our wood cabinets, a chore I’d been putting off since we left Spokane. By evening John felt he’d had enough exercise but I went walking because mine wasn’t aerobic. During the afternoon and after my walk I spent a lot of time watching Stan Miller art lessons on You Tube. The result: I used more than my allotment of data for this month already (ends Oct. 23). I have thus decided not to post the blog until I have access to good, free WiFi. So consider this the beginning of a blog break. We’re leaving Tuesday (October 6th) for Bass Lake, CA to check out Yosemite National Park.
Goodby from our local Great Heron