Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SANTA FOUND US!

We got a nice package from the UPS guy today.  I think that says Omaha Steaks!

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We are going be eating very well!!

Thank you to the Besl Family!!

Friday, December 14, 2018

GRAND CANYON

IN OUR RETIREMENT ONE OF OUR DAILY OBJECTIVES IS 10,000 STEPS A DAY. IF YOU’RE RETIRED AND LIVE IN ARIZONA WHY NOT FIND YOUR MORNING STEPS……

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WE HAD A PERFECT MORNING AND ACTUALLY WERE CARRYING OUR COATS BY THE END OF THE WALK. WE MADE SANDWICHES ON THE CAR TRUNK AND POPPED OPEN AN ICE COLD BEER AS WELL.

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WITH PERFECT WEATHER ALONG THE I-40 CORRIDOR WE RETURNED HOME TO THE MOUNTAIN A COUPLE OF DAYS. MARY HAS A COUPLE PROJECTS AND WE NEEDED TO PICK UP SOME TOOLS AND WE GOT THE CAR SERVICED, ETC.

ON THE WAY HOME WE FOUND OUR STEPS WALKING AROUND HISTORIC DOWNTOWN WILLIAMS, AZ, GATEWAY TO THE GRAND CANYON.

  “SUNNY & 65”

Friday, December 7, 2018

TWENTY-ONE YEARS!!

This month Rex and I are marking 21 years together!! That is just amazing to me. It is also amazing to me how fast 21 years can fly by. If someone told me at that time, that 21 years later we would still be together, I would have believed them. Everything seemed easy, we just clicked and it still feels the same way.

What I was looking for in a relationship was a “playmate” like you had as a kid. Someone to go places with and to do stuff with. Rex immediately “got” the concept.

So, I have decided to retire, for this year anyway.

Because you can’t have a playmate if you can’t be there for the playdate.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

VEGAS BABY !!!

MARY LIKES TO HAVE HER HONDA SERVICED AT THE HONDA DEALER IN LAS VEGAS, SO IT WAS OFF TO VEGAS A COUPLE OF DAYS.  A TRIP TO THE HONDA DEALER INCLUDES A VISIT TO JAKE’S TAVERN ON EASTERN. IT MAKES FOR A NICE 1/2 MILE WALK WHILE WE’RE WAITING FOR THE CAR.

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SPEAKING OF GETTING YOUR DAILY STEPS, BY THE END OF THE DAY NOT ONLY DID WE START DRINKING AT 8:30 AM, BUT WE FINISHED THE DAY WITH OVER 20,000 STEPS.

WE SPENT THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON FREMONT STREET DOWNTOWN. HERE ARE THE LATEST PICTURES OF THE VEGAS CLUB PROJECT. IT’S  ONE SQUARE BLOCK UNDER THE FAMOUS CANOPY ON FREMONT STREET. THEY ARE PREPARING TO BUILD A NEW CASINO HOTEL WITH 777 ROOMS. IT LOOKS LIKE THEY HAVE DUG DOWN ABOUT 30 FEET, AND THEY ARE STILL GOING DOWN. UNDERGROUND PARKING MAYBE?

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WHILE WALKING THE STREET WE RAN INTO A CHRISTMAS EVENT WHERE MAYOR CAROLYN GOODMAN WAS LIGHTING THE FREMONT STREET CHRISTMAS TREE.

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OF COURSE MARY DID HER FAVORITE STORE ON THE WAY OUT OF TOWN.

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“SUNNY & 63”

Monday, December 3, 2018

LAKE HAVASU

WE MADE OUR ANNUAL TRIP TO THE SUNDAY LONDON BRIDGE SWAP MEET. I USUALLY TALK MARY OUT OF THIS ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE UNTIL SPRING, SO THAT I CAN HIKE ALONG THE RIVER WALK UNDER THE LONDON BRIDGE AND ADMIRE THE HARD BODIES OF THE COLLEGE SPRING BREAKERS.

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 “SUNNY & 62”