Ben Maddox House
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It’s been a day of somewhat thwarted ambitions, but there were compensations.
David fancied a hot breakfast this morning, and over his omelette liberally poured a cheese sauce which he said was quite nice but a bit ‘floury’. When he returned to the servery, and wondered at the quizzical look from a nearby diner, he discovered he’d used the uncooked waffle mixture as a sauce. ...
... 5 pm, a large town of over 12,000 with a Military base. Our room at the Comfort Inn & Suites is amazing esp considering it is only $US85. It has a separate sitting room, king bed, lounge chair, 2 large TVs,sensor lights in each zone, wifi & breakfast included which I wasn't expecting.
We went down the main street which was fairly deserted with many eating places closed as it was a Monday night. It is a nice town centre with a bit of fun with the fire hydrants ...
So off we headed to find ‘some bears in those them woods’! ,
as Andy still hadn’t seen a wild one yet. Stopped a few Sequoia trees including
‘The General Sherman’ which just happens to be the largest tree and the largest
living thing on the planet. Chris again spots three bears in the woods, minus
Goldilocks but, Andy not sure ...
... to do a couple hikes on my way around the Sierras. I hiked Needles Lookout (the fire lookout burned down two years ago, so no views from the very top, unfortunately) and Dome Rock before camping at the nearby Redwood Meadows campground. Strangely, all the water taps had been closed off, so I had to improvise to get water for my portable shower. I held a bucket under a pipe nearby, though I have no idea what the source of water was...no skin rashes yet...lol
... I headed back to our house. When I got back no one was in - the mum is at work till 5 whilst the dad starts work at 2. I didn't mind doing the half day as I knew everyone would have left the house by 2 and as Nick was the only driver there isn't much we could do anyway. Once Jennifer and Mateo got back we decided to head down to this adventure park where they had crazy golf, go karts and bumper boats. When we arrived we headed straight to the crazy golf - I was unlucky on ...