Winter is a time for saving.
The crew and I will resume travels when the warm weather rolls around. As you know, travel costs money. That’s why I like to stay put during the winter months in a warm location like Yuma or Ajo, Arizona.
(It’s been a beautiful, sunny day with a slight, occasional breeze. The photos look dark because they were taken at sunset.)
My oh my, look at that wax job!
This morning I finish recording income and outgo for January.
I also update the Recurring Expenses page to reflect a slight increase in my retirement income, as well as an increase in — surprise, surprise — health insurance premiums.
Bridget makes a health-insurance-is-boring face to illustrate this section.
I do this for people who are unsure if they can afford to live full-time “on the road” in a manner similar to mine. And, also, for people who are just plain nosy.
I also work on the “Shopping Links” pages.
It’s kind of fun putting product descriptions together, especially when readers suggest the products. I hope you find both my money pages and the shopping pages interesting and helpful.
My neighbor Pat, a reader of this blog, walks over today.
That’s her Class C across the road from our campsite. Several campers have left Darby Well Road in the past few days. In fact, Pat and I stand looking out over the Sonoran Desert from my “back yard,” and not one camper is visible. This is my “back yard.”
The peace and quiet are heavenly.
Occasionally one hears a boom from the Barry Goldwater Missile Range. This morning we’re strafed by fighter jets (minus ammunition, I happily report… But then if we were strafed with ammo I wouldn’t be reporting at all so that was dumb.) The jets are close and loud as they bank around where we’re camped.
The crew and I go to Cow Plop Mountain.
It’s a great hike, but, guess what. I’m not going to tell you about it. You see, I forgot to check to see if the memory card was in the camera. Immediately out of the Perfect Tow Vehicle, I spot a great shot. Darn! No pictures on this hike!
Bridget, Spike, and I will go back and repeat our hike and I’LL REMEMBER TO LOAD THE MEMORY CARD THIS TIME before we take off down the road. Sheesh.
Tonight’s sunset is a good ‘un.
I’ll probably have to hitch up and tow the BLT into town soon.
The waste tanks will need to be dumped. Now that I’ve written at the beginning of this post that we stay put during the winter months, I’m liable to get down to Belly Acres RV Park, take care of emptying the waste tanks and taking on fresh water, and find myself and my crew rolling down the road to who knows where.
It wouldn’t be the first time that’s happened!