Westin Mission Hills Villas
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... heard you talking about Oregon, might I join you?" "Sure!", we all said. He, Yves, is from Langley, BC and was in town for a few weeks with his wife in the area. He was decked out in road biking gear - Velo jersey, etc - and had his mountain bike near by. Yves turned out to be quit the chin-wagger, and entirely passionate about all-things-Oregon. For the next hour he told us about 'this' small town he's been to in Oregon, ...
... that was! Both Heather's and my dad were fighter pilots during WWII, so we had a great interest in the airplanes they were featuring. There were 31 aircraft on display and each and every one has been restored to its former glory. And, each one is capable of flying, though most of them no longer do. These planes represented the RAF, Navy, AAC, Royal Navy and Civilian planes.
We were allowed to go inside the Flying Fortress and ...
... orange groves, table grape vineyards, lettuce patches and dead-straight rows of some unknown green stuff just beginning to sprout...this is very verdant country!
Tomorrow we are off to the desert, one of our favorite spots...meanwhile, the sun continues to shine and the mockingbirds sing (well, Brian doesn't think it sounds like singing!)...life is good!
T & D ...
We began the day with a visit to Art's Deli for some matzo brie. We really enjoyed this Pesach favorite. Then we bid good bye to the home of the rich and famous and headed east to more homes of the rich and famous, Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage.
The drive took about 2 1/2 hours and passed between scenic mountain ranges with views of snow capped mountains, desert terrain, and huge windmill farms. It was a windy day and the mills were busy creating electricity.
... with his chocolate ice cream, so he could get it all over his face, arms and pants and had to stay outside the car in the rain until he finished his treat! Back at Rancho Las Palmas, we tidied up the unit, whilst the rain stopped. At about 5, Flynn said lets go play more golf (when you play on the course, it is "all day" golf midweek), so Dad and Flynn went back out for 9 more holes on the South course. With a brilliant ...