Trip Log

June 21, 2024

I have been remiss in posting to the blog and I suppose the longest day of the year is a good time to catch up. We have pretty much settled into a daily routine and travel for outdoor activity is pretty much limited because I am still having leg problems.

April 24, 2024

My sister Marilyn passed away on the 16th and we flew to Erie for the funeral and internment. She has been in a lot of pain lately and in palliative care for the last month.

April 10, 2024

On Monday, we had a visit from Sally Mayer whom we would always see when we visited Maine. She lives in Taos and was coming to Eloy, about 20 miles south of us, to sell a home she has there. She won't be there long so we are hoping to get down to see her again before she leaves.

April 4, 2024

Tonight, Jeff and Bailey took me out shooting. There is an indoor range behind our old gym which Jeff has wanted to try. They provide the weapons and you buy the ammunition and the range time. We went with 9mm and started with pistols and ended up with automatic rifles.

April 2, 2024

The other night, Alesa’s ribs really started to bother her. So, with the sudden increase in pain, as a caution we headed to the emergency room. The ribs had a slight fracture but there were no complications. There was nothing they could do but prescribe stronger meds.

March 28, 2024

Last Friday, Mike, our cross-street neighbor in The Villages, flew in and we picked him up at the airport. We all did a bit of hiking and a lot of touring. He and I spent a bit of time in the neighborhood hot tub and steam room, making all our aches feel a little better.

March 20, 2024

Alesa fell off her bike a few weeks ago and bruised some ribs so we are taking it slow while she is on the mend.

March 10, 2024

Got the pool heater fixed with our home warranty and are waiting for the weather to warm a bit more. Spent a lot of time planting in the front yard. We needed something to replace the tree and wanted a cactus, a Peruvian Pear cactus to be exact.

February 29, 2024

The salt cell has been installed for the pool. The flow sensor he installed was bad and it took a few days to find a replacement but, now it is in and operating. We still have a problem with the heater not turning off when it reaches the set temperature.

February 13, 2024

On the 1st we had a visit from our next-door neighbors from the Villages. Dan and Dale Marx landed in Phoenix on their way to a wedding in Tucson. So, they stopped for a visit on the way and to wait for the rest of their family to arrive.