When we bought the Landing in Kansas, we planned to have an extra plug in just in case friends happened to stop by for a visit in their RV. We were just a couple of miles off the interstate and on a paved road with a circle drive for easy access. Even though we were off the beaten path for most people, our friends began to find us and we loved it.
So when we began thinking about buying property in Arizona, we thought the same thing might apply here. The Landing in Yuma is just a couple of miles off the interstate and not hard to find. We have not been disappointed! Since December, we have been hosts to four rigs of various sizes and shapes for various lengths of time. Our friends Larry and Mileta Kinser were here until Tuesday this week and when I say “full house”, their rig is the definition of filling our space!
They stopped by on their way to visit their daughter Lacey and family in Fresno. We had a relaxed visit and were sorry to see them go. Today, we’re meeting new friends. We already feel as though we know Dan and Charlene Lawry, because Dan’s brother is another bus friend, Paul Lawry. Paul and Becky are fellow full-timers in an Eagle bus, and there aren’t many of us around! We stopped to see them in Abilene, TX our very first year on the road. Dan and Charlene are our first 5th wheel visitors.
Between visitors, LeRoy dismantled the deck that had been covered with turf.
It was just the wrong height for most of the people who have visited, so the turf now covers the ground instead and the former deck is ready for future projects.
We’ve decided to attend Desert Grace Nazarene church where we already knew several couples, and they are just starting a women’s Bible study. I attended last week and I’m looking forward to going again on Tuesday. About half of us are winter visitors and the leader is the associate pastor of the church. It’s interesting to me that the women most likely to join in discussion are the winter visitors. I don’t suppose that surprises many people who know me very well!
Friends and relatives in the heartland may not be very sympathetic when I say that we have overnight temperatures forecast for the 30s this week, but we’ll appreciate our electric fireplace and our heated mattress pad! Stay warm, everyone!