Sunday morning we decided to ride our quads into town to have one final look through the "big tent"...today is the last day of the show. So at about 11:00 we rode down to Earl and Allison's and the four of us headed off.
After parking the quads, we checked out the fifth-wheels on display again and then went into the tent. The crowds had certainly thinned out and even some of the vendors had already packed up...or were in the process of packing up. I picked up some "gadgets" that keep opened bags closed...they slide on, rather than clip. We wandered through all the isles, then headed off to Beer Bellies Adult Dare Care to meet Earl and Allison, who had been doing their own wandering.
Barb and I had each spent considerable time at 'Total Wine and More' when in Phoenix picking out a selection of beers, so we had twelve bottles to taste, along with another three that Chloe had dropped off with Jim and Barb.
6 down and 6 more to go from our purchases...then the 3 from Chloe!
It was after 9:00 when we called it a night. A fun evening with great friends...we're going to miss you when you head off in a few days!
Monday morning we woke up feeling much better than we deserved! After our usual coffee start to the day and breakfast, I did the dishes while Steve went to clean up outside. He took another picture of all the 15 empty beer bottles...quite a selection!
At 4:00 Jim and Barb picked us up and we went into Silly Al's for pizza...our first time this year! Harry and Vicki also joined us. You have to get there early if you don't want to wait in long line-ups...it's a pretty busy spot, especially during the show. The show ended yesterday but there was still a line up when we left.
Tuesday morning we packed a lunch and headed over to Jim and Barb's...we're going on one final ride with them before they leave. It was an absolutely gorgeous day...a little chilly when we started out but it wasn't long before we were in shirt sleeves. The temperatures are going up into the mid 70's (20's C) this week...finally! After all the wind and cool temps we've had so far...it's nice to be getting some shorts and flip-flop weather!
We started out going west, through La Posa South, crossing the highway and through La Posa Tyson Wash...to Old Yuma Road south. We skirted around the backside of Rainbow Acres, past Erdman Mine...our first stop was at Yellow Dog Mine. We took a couple of pictures and talked for a few minutes with the fellow that mines it...he's from Wisconsin, so he and Jim had something in common.