I know I keep saying this but hard to believe! We are now out of California and headed east. We stayed today in Sparks, Nevada, just east of Reno to rest a little and get ready to start toward Rapid City, South Dakota. It will probably take 5 or 6 days to get there with a couple of short stops on the way. More on why Rapid City later.
We had a lot of fun last week visiting with our daughter, son in law and grand kids. We drove over from our spot in Plymouth a couple of times during the week, then all went camping for two days. We stayed at a nice campground in Olema, CA near Point Reyes.
Pictured above is a hotly contested game of Boggle by lantern light. Beth says she was the clear winner and I don’t doubt it with her vast knowledge of obscure, useless 3 letter words. We also had a fun time of making artisan s’mores. A favorite seemed to be the Reese’s Cup version, but salted chocolate was also popular.
Hiking was popular and this picture was taken on the Earth Quake Trail at the visitor center. We also went to the Point Reyes Light House and Drake’s Beach. The boys actually did the 308 steps down and back to the lighthouse! I really wanted to do that also, but felt it was important that someone stay up top to take pictures of the event. Sometimes we just have to make sacrifices. Beth has lots of pictures of these so I’ll leave those for her.
It feels really strange to be doing this. The reality will probably take a while to sink in. I will have to get used to the different culture also. At the Trader Joe’s the cashier thought I was a little off letting him know we would need bags. In Nevada you don’t have to buy bags so everyone uses them.
Ok. Enough. We will be driving the next couple of days. More culture shock there also. Beth has a spot we may use tomorrow…$15. We have been paying in the $60-75 range in CA.
Take care and as always thanks for reading! Thanks also to everyone who has subscribed. Beth likes to look at the count. Double digits!!!