Sunday, December 01, 2013

Leaving The Blue Skies Behind

We've been home for quite some time, even managing to fit in Thanksgiving with the family (I cooked for twelve people!), but now it's time to get back on the road.  We bought a new trailer while we were home - pictures hopefully to follow - and we have a new rack for our bikes.  The old box we had built is staying on our other trailer.  It's a sweet setup and even though it's winter, there will still be places that have bike weather. 

This trip we're heading East (yay!).  Definitely into some cold, and hopefully hitting some snow.  Safe snow.  Not treacherous road snow, of course.

We had a great visit at home.  The weather was perfect - sunny, but not blazing hot - and we got to visit quite a bit with family and friends.  Ed's parents even joined us for Thanksgiving, driving their RV out from New Mexico to camp out in our driveway.  On Friday, Ed took his father for a round of golf at the
Ritz-Carlton Resort at Dove Mountain.  Fancy Schmancy.

Now it's time to gear up for Christmas - it's only 24 days away.  I've got to get shopping!  I swear, this is the year I do it all online (I always say that and it never happens).

I'll also be decorating the truck this week - lights and garland and snowmen and candy canes and cheer!

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mick said...

Looking forward to seeing pictures of the decorated truck-and snow. You get 'proper' snow over there-I stayed at my uncles in upstate New York in the December/January of76/77, and the snow was over the cars! Never seen anything like it before or since.

The Daily Rant said...

MICK: We do get proper snow over here - not in Southern Arizona where I now live, but definitely in other parts of the country. I grew up in New York, and I remember that year well - I was 9 years old - it was one of the biggest storms that area has ever had. How funny that you were there then! You certainly got your fill of snow!!

The last time I saw snow like that was in 2006, and I happened to be in NY because my father had passed away in February. I was staying with my cousin close to New York City and it got hammered with snow! We got over 2 feet of snow that year!!