Park Place RV Park
On Saturday, Dec. 3rd the day started off at a moderate 50F/10C and by the time I headed out for my walks, it was under a sky filled with a blanket of clouds. The sun tried really, really hard to break its way through with no success. The day was cloudy from there on in. Gibbs walked well this morning and I was prepared for walking where the grapefruit tree was. I had a grocery bag in my pocket.
|A few things in my path|
this morning on both walks
|The plane is at the town park|
Before returning home, I was able to pick another couple of grapefruit and 4 oranges. I hadn’t noticed the reachable orange tree yesterday. 😉 My walk by myself took me a bit further this morning and on my way home, I met Black Beauty again as Bill made his way to the field. One day, I’ll walk there to see him and the ‘boys’. Back home, I had my tea and I turned the furnace off.
We didn’t have heat on all night but Bill turned it on when he got up at 7. I’d mentioned having a shower so the furnace heats the Suite up quickly. Since the day didn’t warm up beyond 61F/16C, inside our home felt cooler than it was outside. There is no wind today which certainly helps but we’re ready for our sunshine to return.
The Quartzsite Christmas parade is tonight and we’d like to partake in the viewing of that. I went to the puzzle for a couple of hours before Bill got home and after we had some lunch, we drove in to Roadrunner Grocery Store for a few items. 😊 When we got back home, I went back over to the clubhouse around 2. I’m making good progress with the puzzle and Susan is on duty today again but has popped over a few times to help.
I made a cup of tea and began my post when I got home at 4. Bill and Gibbs finished watching a movie and since we have evening plans, I started supper around 5. Tonight, air fried chicken thighs, a potato and a vegetable. Bill loaded the dishwasher and we washed the pots that were used by hand.
The parade starts at 7 so we drove out towards the Desert Flyers field around 6:30 and parked not far from it along the side of the road. That’s the road the parade came down and it wasn’t much after 7 when it started. The surrounding streets were already pretty packed. We were both very impressed with the number of ‘vehicles’ that participated. It was a great effort and although we didn’t count them, it lasted 30 minutes.
|Like most winter parades, it ends |
with Santa Clause
pulled by a camel? 😂
We drove from there to the Community Centre around the block and the ladies had a variety of drinks for us and homemade cookies set out for everyone. How they would ever know how much to make, and how many would show up, always amazes me. Nothing else was going on, unless when Santa arrived the kids were involved in something, so we walked back to the truck and returned home before 8.
We are here for 4 months and need to get out more often to enjoy some of the local events if possible. 😊 It was a good day and a wonderful night. I’m glad we went!
|the town ladies had hot chocolate,|
coffee and cider to offer everyone
as well as a selection of home baked cookies
Thank you for popping by.