Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Happy National Beer Day

Happy National Beer Day!
Not much to blog about. We're just hanging here at the BGE RV Resort to stay safe from Covid-19. I got up at 5:45 am to go to the  store. You know, it's still dark at 5:45 in the morning! When I got to the store there were about 100 people in line already. That's just crazy. The first area everyone goes to is the toilet paper aisle. When I got to it I scored a 6 pack of TP and got some food and Beer for the week.
About the only thing we do for fun off the lot is rock hunting in the desert. We are trying to find the Petroglyphs that are less than a mile from our lot. Tom told us about them but we haven't been able to find them yet.
We found some beautiful cactus in bloom.
Growing wild in the desert.  
Here we are staying safe at the BGE RV Resort.
Got my Refrigerator awning fixed the way I wanted from the start. It took Steve from Shade Pro, 3 trips to get it right. But Shade Pro does a great job. This should help the fridge work better. If I could replace the fridge with a residential fridge I would. I hate the "Nevercold" Fridge we have.
  Katie loves riding in the front seat with Peggy holding on to her.
So all I got are pictures of everyone cooking on their Eggs. 
Here is Joe in Alabama cooking wings.
Heidi and Matt cooking wings.
Me cooking Pizza. With one carrot on it:-)
Some Calzones on the BGE.
Peggy's Calzone. Broccoli, Garlic, Chicken and Cheese. 
Man that looks good.
That's all I got, so stay home and be safe everyone. This will pass.

Live Happy and  Always Go Big.


Monday, March 23, 2020

Lock Down

We're just staying here on the lot to do our part in this bad time for everyone. The stores have been out of toilet paper for over a week. We have six rolls. If we both use two sheets a day and use both sides we can make it for a month or so. We hope this comes to an end soon. 
Even the St. Patrick's Day party got cancelled at Crazy Earl's. They were going to have Irish Bagpipers there. So we were bummed about that. We made Irish Coffee That day! 
 Just before Bill and Marsha left for home, we made a trip out into The Barry Goldwater bombing range and to the Fontana Gold Mine. It's a fun, one hour ride from our lot out in the desert.
The tracker did a good job getting us there. But the next day I took it to Big O Tire to get new shocks on the back. One was broken. Now it rides much better.
Just looking for Gold. Didn't find any.
You see these signs on the trail. This is the bombing range and there are unexploded bombs in the desert.
Part of the old mine. The mine was active back in the 1880's
Before this covid-19 stuff started we had our Canada/USA golf outing. This is the first time Canada won. So they are 1-2 now.
It was a nice day to golf. We had 60 people play. 
Then when Covid-19 hit the next week, we had 40 people signed up but only 14 showed. 
Some of our Canadian friends that left Doug, Toni and John. Toni and John just got here and had to leave after two weeks. 
A short trip! 
Most of the Canadians have left for home, a little early this year.
The after party in the club house.

My team shot even par at 36 to tie the team we played.
Peggy baby sat Koby for one night. Koby is a funny dog. He would stay up high to keep Katie away.

BGE Picture of the Blog
Matt in the U.P. Look at all the SNOW (a four letter word here).

Live Happy and Always Go Big.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

New Toy and Work on the RV

I bought a new toy. A 1999 Chevy Tracker 4x4. We can use it to drive around town and out in the desert and when we leave here for the summer we can put it inside our shed to keep it out of the hot sun.
It has 130,000 miles on it but it drives really nice. It has a sunroof, a cassette tape deck (that'll come in handy) and manual windows.
Peggy detailed it all day Saturday while I was at a golf outing, and it looks like new.
We got the carpet replaced in our rolling home. 
Now Peggy can get rid of the vacuum cleaner!
Before picture.
After Picture.
 We got a guy, Frank, who does a great job. He was the same guy that did the work in the bedroom last year.
We changed the air conditioner vent to make it a little quieter in the bedroom. It's almost time to start running the air soon.  
Out to dinner with Bill, Marsha, Peggy, Sharon, and Bill (out of the picture). Great Mexican food and cold Modelo cerveza.

Bill coming out of the restaurant with his shirt on inside out! No one noticed it until after dinner. You can bet we all had fun with that senior moment!
 This is a first, Peggy bought something at a yard sale! A table and 4 chairs for our patio. Pretty nice for $40.

BGE Picture of the Blog.
Chicken Pot Pies courtesy of the BGE.

Throw Back Picture of the Blog.
Peggy and one of the locals at the 4th of July parade in Horton's Bay, Michigan. I think it was back in 1999.

Live Happy and Always Go Big.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Love the Sunny South West

The weather has been great. We got a little rain the other day, but today it's going to get in the 80's.
We went to the old park for Barry's 75th birthday party. Lots of old friends still in the park. It's nice to see them all.
We got a couple of awnings, one to shade our refrigerator. It's in the sun all afternoon, so this should help it work better.
 Got this one to stop the rain from running right down the window and get some shade. It's our rolling home so you need to take good care of it just like a house.
Peggy, Bill and I went to the local model plane airport to see a good show. We sat up in the back of the big truck to get a good view of the show.
Some of the planes are pretty big.
These two are doing some trick flying. 
They had twin cylinder 120 cc motors in them.
All three are doing some trick flying at the same time and didn't crash into each other.
The red one had a jet motor in it and it was real fast and sounded just like a jet.
Peggy, Doug and I watching the Daytona 500. The bad thing was, it got rained out in Daytona. But it was nice and Sunny and warm here.
We went out to dinner for Bills Birthday. Peggy got a cheesecake but it was too small to get all the candles on it.
  Using my FREE BGE cutting board.

BGE Picture of the Blog.
Making some mushroom burgers on the BGE.

Live Happy and Always Go Big.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Super Bowl Warm Up

We hosted a Super Bowl Warm Up Happy Hour on Saturday. 
We had 32 people and three dogs show up.
The weather was great, sunny and high 70's. And, as usual, there was lots of food and laughter.
Everyone was looking for the shade.
We started a couple of football boards to have some fun.
Peggy whipped up some brownie mix and I cooked it on the BGE. They turned out really good.
Gary, me, Dennis and Brad played in a Rotary Club golf outing. 
We came in at 6 under par. Not bad but 10 under won.
Bill, Marsha and Lois came over one night and Bill cooked us some Halibut on the BGE.
  The fish was killer good.
Before picture. I had to do some remodeling where the wood cracked. There's always something to fix on the RV.
 Peggy found some 1/8 inch paneling that could bend. I had some fun making it fit, but I think it worked good. We'll see. After I got that done we replaced the faucet in the bathroom and now it works great. One thing at a time we'll totally rebuild this RV. 
Katie, the funny dog at the door. (She's the one on the right.)

BGE Picture of the Blog.
BGE Snow Ghost!

Live Happy and Always Go Big.