I had started this as soon as I posted the last post but due to two new laptops in two different Verizon statement cycles we've been very limited with our wifi. Needless to say this has put me way behind, again. We do hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are enjoying 2018. We sure have been enjoying our AZ winter, think we picked the right place to be this winter.
One of the best things of this lifestyle is the friends we've made all over the country. As winter approaches our full time friends, for the most part head, to warmer places. AZ, TX & FL are the favorite places to winter. Since going full time we've enjoyed winters in TX and AZ. We've not done FL yet but in early 2019 we'll finally make it there for a little while.
Moved to site 81, much nicer and
we can use the sewer..sh*t don't flow up hill
|We all got the memo to wear National Parks shirts
We visited the Scottsdale Farmers Market a few times. Great pot stickers.
Claudine (left) and her helper of Claudine's Lebanese Kitchen. She'll make special dishes for Dave, things he hasn't tasted since his grandmother passed away many years ago. If she's got Bakalava it's the best at this market.
Big produce vendor who comes every week from CA, great produce and some unique things.
Carefree AZ just east of Cave Creek has a wonderful Carefree Sundail Park which they decorate for the holidays every year. We picked an appropriately cold evening to go look at the lights. Nice they had some huge fireplaces to get warmed up by.
|Trying to stay warm, one of the fireplaces is behind us.
|It was as good as it looks. Thanks Jim!!
The last day of the year Dave and I took a 10.5 mile hike on the Black Canyon Trail, it was an in and out trail which we picked up nearby on New River Rd. The trail was mixed variety, at times it's a hiking trail and sometimes it follows some of the "roads" out here. What a great way to end 2017.