Okay...this is too funny...I got up this morning thinking it was 6:00 a.m. and because it was a travel day, I wanted to get up extra early to enjoy my coffee and get our travel journal updated. At 7:00, I’m thinking that it’s really odd that Steve is not up yet. So I put the laptop down and as I’m getting more coffee, I look at the clock on the coffee maker...6:02...the wall clock...6:02...what the heck??!! Well, I guess my Ipod (that I always us as a bedside clock) and the laptop both decided to “spring ahead” into daylight savings time (Arizona doesn’t go on daylight savings time)!! I guess I was actually up at 5:00 this morning...my electronic devices “got me”!! And it’s not even April fool’s day! Sheesh!
After getting set up, we stopped for the picnic lunch I had packed...the cabana over the picnic table is great! It was getting pretty hot out there...87F! Love the dry heat! Afterwards, Steve set up the satellite dish and we had no problems finding the satellite signal...and...I appear to get a pretty good signal on our Roger’s Rocket Stick...YAY...all is good!!
Steve took some pictures and after a bit of rest in the shade of a cabana, we started our walk back. This time we stuck to the road...it ended up being a much shorter and easier walk. We were hot and thirsty when we arrived back at our site...it had been a good 45 minute walk, but it was now time to get those hot walking shoes off, grab a water bottle and relax in the shade!
Steve made a couple of phone calls...first to his brother, Dave in Thompson, Manitoba and then Ken Needham in Cochrane, Alberta...his wife, Charlene has been ill and we wanted to see how she was doing...better, thank goodness! We then brought the laptop out and using Skype, we called Chris and then Rob and Angie. Although a little choppy once in awhile, it was great seeing them and chatting with them!
After dinner, we were sitting inside watching TV while I posted updates to our blog, when Suzanne and Dennis (my brother from West Kelowna) called on Skype. Laughlin is their favourite spot and we got the low-down on where to go and what to see! While talking to them, my other brother, Don (from Vancouver) phoned them so we had an indirect conversation with him as well. Too funny!
Ahhh...it was great talking to family and friends today! Sure glad we have internet and cell service here!