Best Western El Rancho Motor Inn
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Was fairly warm today, mostly in low 30s, we thought once we hit California we would start to cool down. Nope, it actually got hotter, high 30s by the time we stopped. Rode through some nice desert areas with lots of cactus. Lots of wind machines through this area.
... to our hotel Best Western. The pool was heaven. After six months of snow and hot tubbing, it's so refreshing to wade around in cool water...we were doing backflips. We had bread and chippies for dinner (saving our pennies) and scabbed free Wifi from maccas before bed :) so happy to be reunited with my favourite Biggie girls and so so excited for Coachella ...
... troopers or rangers came out to say the road would be closed for hours. We made it back to home base in time for happy hour and a swim and a late night dinner at a great Thai food joint called Smiles. Weather was spectacular today with clear blue skies and the mercury climbing to 90 F. No wander there's so many Snowbirds down ...
... By the first week of Dec, several people started heading back home for Christmas: John/Shirley, Dave/Karen, Wayne/Lee, Wes/Sonja, Walter/Linda.
We hung up all the bird feeders and have numerous finches, sparrows and other beautifully colored birds visit every day. There are still lots of rabbits but are quite a bit smaller than last year. And, a new rodent has taken up residence on our site...a Norway Leming. ...
... but he would just run and take the phone with him whilst collecting the frisbee, and then I would try and get it and it would pick the phone up again. I finally managed to get it as I let him inside but it was too late. On the way back me and Jane picked up a chinese for tea as they did in Florida we were given a million different sauces but not tomato ketchup this time.
On the Wednesday I chilled out and completed my PGCE application before chilling in the pool ...
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