I’ve had the last two days off, and the weather hasn’t been the best. We needed the rain, but I’d much rather it happened on the days I have to work the VC. Anyway, after my last post it dawned upon me that I hadn’t said anything about some nice visitors I had last week.
Janice and Dave Evans of Ready to go Full Time RVing came to take my Thursday tour of the refuge. It turned out that nobody else showed up, so we went a couple of places that I normally don’t take people to. After the tour, Janice and Dave headed back to their campground to get a late lunch/early dinner ready. You see, they had invited me and Bridget and John to a fajita feast to thank us all for being volunteers.
That’s the first time that’s happened! We all had a great afternoon chit chatting about this fulltime RV life. Janice has also kept me informed about the campgrounds they’ve stayed at since they left here as it is the same route that Nurse Ratchet and I will be taking next month. Thanks for everything, Janice and Dave.
Also over the last couple of days, John has been working on my entertainment center to try to get the surround sound going. In addition to that, he has fixed one of my day/night shades that kind of went asunder when the grandgirls were here, and also fixed my shower head. I’m thinking I’ve had that shower head hanging on that zip tie for about two years. It was a real pain since I couldn’t stand under it. Some time ago, a reader suggested a fix using a metal clothes hanger, but I just couldn’t get that to work either. John found a better holder for the spray head and installed it for me. It sure is nice having a Mr. Fix It next door!
As for the surround sound, after about two hours on the phone between John and my son Daniel, it’s working! I won’t go into all the details, but suffice it to say I’m ‘cruisin’ now! Full surround sound for TV and DVD viewing. All that’s left is to find a way to secure the new flat screen so it won’t fly out of the shelf when I’m driving down the road. Sweet.
This morning I headed to Detroit Lakes to get a haircut and some milk. The haircut is always an adventure. Along the way I noticed that most of the wheat fields had been combined. I’m guessing those big round bales are considered straw rather than hay, but I don’t know for sure. See all those black dots in the field, and on the bales and in the sky? Those are crows harvesting the left over wheat grains.
Several Canada geese were also taking advantage, and I noticed a sandhill crane out there on my trip back. I usually go to a Wal Mart for my hair cuts because they’re cheap, and that’s why it’s usually an adventure. I didn’t get scalped this time, but I’d describe it more like a Mohawk cut. High and tight on the sides and back, and a shock of hair standing at attention through the top middle of my head. Oh well, it will grow out a bit in a week or two.
Thanks for stopping by… talk to you later, Judy