Saturday evening and it is snowing hard here. It doesnt snow that often this far South except on the mountains. :o)
img_1640, originally uploaded by thesnodgrass. Barney & Sam have caught their first fish thanks to Bruce the fishing teacher. They have to call him Sir !I scoffed the fish.
Palm Springs 036, originally uploaded by thesnodgrass. click on the Joshua Tree photo and link to Flickr where all of the road trip pics are stored
Road Trip to Palm Springs 031, originally uploaded by thesnodgrass.
Road Trip to Palm Springs 024, originally uploaded by thesnodgrass. So we drove for 1365 miles (2200 Km) to deliver this patio furniture which is made in Belgium. Richard saved $10K for his trouble and it does look fantastic.
Road Trip to Palm Springs 028, originally uploaded by thesnodgrass. There is a mountain overlloking the city and you can take this cable car to the top - 8500 ftAs you ascend the floor revolves so you get to see a 360 degree view - takes 10 minutes too.
Road Trip to Palm Springs 018, originally uploaded by thesnodgrass.
In Sacremento we were propositioned by a Fag Hag who assumed Richard and I were both gay and she wanted to go to a gay night club in Palm Springs with us that night.Sacremento is a gold rush town, very interesting, with a paddle steamer that brought the prospectors inland from San Francisco.
So we were travelling along the highway in the dark looking for a motel to stay and zoomed past an Indian casino with a full carpark - 4 tiered multistory in the middle of nowhere and FULL of cars.So we did a u-turn and booked in, and it was brilliant. Very nice new room, excellent seafood bar and then we played blackjack and roulette til midnight and came away with $49 each profit !Black 33 was lucky for me once again.
We did 740 miles today in pouring rain half of the time and it took 14 hours. We did have time on the way to visit an outlet Mall in Oregon, where I bought loads of clothes, and have a late lunch in Oakfield which was a town that seemed to consist of nothing but antique and junk shops - even the restaurant was part antique shop. I was thinking that Shopping with Richard was like going with a personal shopper, he was so quick. Turns out he worked in Harvey Nicks in London for a year and was a personal shopper for the nobility, Lady [...]
I set off Thursday on a road trip to Palm Springs, with Richard from work. He has a house there and we are delivering a U-Haul van load of patio furniture.The weather forecast was supposed to be stormy but the crossing to Port Angeles on the MV Coho was not too bad at all. All was going well until on the US side of the ferry trip we were given the third degree interrogation by the Homeland Security bods. All the other vehicles had departed and they were still questioning Richard about how it was possible to own a house in the US but not intend [...]