Monthly Archives: July 2018

July 31 (PM) – President George H.W. Bush Presidential Museum

This afternoon we toured the presidential miseum of our 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush. Two of many flags which line the Barbara Bush Drive entrance road Entrance Patriotic Bench Lobby After watching a short movie on the life of … Continue reading

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July 31 (AM) – Johnson City to College Station, Texas

We had a relatively short drive to College Station where we plan to visit the George H.W. Bush Presidential Museum. After the thunderstorm which moved through early this morning, we awoke to a rather muted sunsise. Our trip was remarkable … Continue reading

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July 30 – Fort Stockton to Johnson City, Texas

Leaving Fort Stockton early this morning …under a nearly full moon, the Texas landscape was pretty non-descript, although with more vegetarion than many of the areas west of the city.  However, the morning sun made some initial photography a bit … Continue reading

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July 29 – West Texas

Leaving Las Cruses, we discovered near non-stop cattle feed lots between our campground and the Texas border. There was also an used item outlet which seemed to advertise it sold everything people might want but may not need. About 20 … Continue reading

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July 28 – Leaving the Sweltering Heat of Chandler

With our RV repairs seemingly behind us, we were finally able to "escape" the blistering heat of Chandler and the Phoeniz area this morning as we headed for Tuscon and then on east to New Mexico.  Today turned out to … Continue reading

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July 27 – Repairs Complete!

Up early again and outside before the temperature got too hot although, and unfortunately, the sunrise colors were almost non-existent. The FedEx driver arrived just prior to the promised delivery time with the spare motor for our exterior steps.  I … Continue reading

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July 26 – Plan for Fixing Out Steps – Gorgeous Dawn and Sunset

I was up by 5:30 AM this morning for a call back home to Brian who gaciously agreed to locate and ship our spare step motor to us for delivery tomorrow morning … hopefully! After the call I went outside … Continue reading

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July 25 – One Problem Resolved and Another Cropped Up

This morning we unhooked our utilities and got ready to drive back to Earnhardt Ford so they could install the newly fabricated air conditioning line and recharge our compressor.  The BAD news is that, without warning, the steps, which we … Continue reading

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July 24 – Do You Remember an Animal Named “Blue”?

Rising early again and with the temperature still hovering in only the mid-80os I grabbed my morning orange juice and book, Ron Chernow's excellent and nearly 800-page tome "Alexander Hamilton" and read for nearly an hour in the shade of … Continue reading

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July 23 – Trip to Carefree and The Horny Toad

With early temperatures in the low 90os, we were able to enjoy our coffee outside our motorhome this morning. Bob and Sue Ann joined us on a drive to Carefree (north of Scottsdale with a land area of 8.9 square … Continue reading

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