Our Location: AZ 95 BLM, near Quartzsite, AZ
Coolish in the mornings here but the day time temps are nice. Although it looks like a cold week ahead for us out here in the southwest. Not cold by other standards but not as nice as it's been.
Yesterday we spent the day relaxing and chatting with our good friends Deb & Tom (Celebrating the Dance). It was a very peaceful and relaxing day. We followed the day of chat with a fire as the darkness settled in here on our little neighbourhood. A truly awesome time Riley and I have had with the wonderful folks as our neighbours.
Deb lead off a couple of times before they finally both had the wheels turning.
This morning brings an end to their being our neighbours though as they pulled up stakes and head south for prior commitments. We watched them go with a sad feeling but happy to know that perhaps we will cross paths again if not this year, hopefully next.
Deb is waiting for Tom and the Stinger Bee, she came back once and then returned to this same position and started coming back again.
After hugs and see ya later's, we watched as they started getting ready to pull out. Deb was leading with the Jeep, soon she stopped, turned and waited, came back, chatted a minute or two, turned and headed back to the road, but stopped again and once more waited. Tom rolled the tires of the Stinger Bee over a couple of times before stopping, which once again caused Deb to come back. Finally just when we were thinking they were going to change their minds and stay, they both headed off bound for AZ95. We watched them go with dust swirls kicking up and smiled as we consider ourselves blessed to have such good friends.
Soon Tom was rolling those big wheels, only to stop and then start again.
Before long we piled into the Dogsled with some chairs, some water jugs and some trash as we headed to Quartzsite. Our first stop was along Kuehn Road to check out a few vendors. Not much we were interested in but we walked around anyway. A call to my dad while we were trekking around just to touch base and see how things were going. Dad, we couldn't find the paint, sorry.
They are now both rolling wheels toward AZ 95.
From there we headed to Love's Truck Stop to give a trash donation before we continued out along Dome Rock Road. It took us a couple of pass before we noticed the familiar Miss Adventure and the silver jeep but we eventually spotted them.
And soon they were both kicking up the dust and motoring along to their next adventure. Have fun folks!!!
A nice visit with Doug & Yuma, the latter being very excited to see us, Doug seemed happy to see us too. Doug writes the blog Miss Adventure Travels and is in the process of cleaning up his motor home as he gets it ready for sale/consignment. He will soon be driving a nice big Class A motor home which I think he will be calling Leo or White Lion or some thing like that. He's pretty excited and we are excited for him.
Yuma, Doug & Riley.
We spent some time chatting and making a few tentative plans for the future, we'll just have to wait and see how they work out. It was nice to see him and Yuma again and the time slipped past quickly and pretty soon Riley and I headed out. We stopped for some water and then headed on home where we will spend the remainder of our day just enjoying the views and quiet. We are already missing the Stinger Bee and it's family. A big empty space now graces our side window.
A Goodyear blimp motoring over us when we arrived home.
So there you have it, our last couple of days here in the southwest desert. Truly the kinds of days we enjoy. Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed your visit. Feel free to drop a comment if you like.
Until next time... take care, be safe,