Yesterday was another windy day here in New Mexico. Just like the windy days we had in Tucson a month ago and in Show Low the last two weeks. Welcome to Spring in the Southwest.
Except for going out to dump our gray tank, because I had forgotten to open the valve when we arrived here Wednesday, and to drop off some trash at the dumpster, we never opened the door all day yesterday. I worked on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, getting another ten pages finished, while Terry did laundry and got caught up on her bookkeeping and other paperwork.
Several people have invited us to dinner or asked us to visit while we’re in town, but we really need some down time. For the last three months or so it seems like we have been on the go nonstop. We need to recharge our batteries. Yesterday was the first day we’ve had to just stay home and not have someplace we needed to be in weeks.
Once I get the new issue done and sent off to the printer, I need to get caught up on my writing, and we have to spend a few days printing out our various RVing guides to stock our vendor booth at the Escapade in Gillette, Wyoming the end of June. All that before we get the new issue back from the printer and get it mailed out!
Along the way to Gillette, we also want to stop in Colorado to collect some stories for the next issue of the paper. We had planned to spend a few days at the fairgrounds in Pueblo on our trip north but they no longer allow RV camping except for special events. So I need to find someplace along Interstate 25 to stop for a few days. It looks like it will be the Elks lodge in Colorado Springs, if they have any openings when we get there.
If the wind dies down today, we may run up to Santa Fe. On Fridays they have weaving and spinning demonstrations at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, New Mexico’s only living history museum. Terry is really interested in seeing that, and I’ll enjoy touring the old ranch that dates back to the early 1700s. There are a lot of interesting things to see in Santa Fe, so I’m sure we’ll go back again while we’re in the area.
Thought For The Day – Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. – Danny Kaye