Saturday, March 31, 2012

Brunch and Flat Stanley Goes Swimming

Today we went over to the dark side ( NON-PET) on the golf course. Marilyn had a brunch for all of us at her friends park model on the golf course. I missed taking photos of the brunch. OPPS But I did get a photo of a road runner eating parts of our brunch.


Then I took more photos of the cactus bloom


Then Teri and I took Flat Stanley to the pool for a swim. He even played with a young boy. I did have to save Flat Stanley as he is heavier then water.


Another hard day in paradise.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Jazz Concert Ends the Day

Flat Stanley starts the day with a dog ride on Patch our neighbor's dog.


Blue had a busy afternoon and needed a rest in the shade.


On the way to the Jazz Concert we spotted a cactus in bloom. These blooms only last 24 to 30 hours.


In the evening we went to a jazz concert supplied by the local school. All the proceeds going to the Middle School music program. All in all it was a great concert.


Us at the concert. I drink the beer and Teri gets fuzzy!


Thursday, March 29, 2012

Doves in a Bike Carrier Update.

The chicks are looking very good.


Flat Stanley and Blue.

Last night Shelby our youngest granddaughter asked if we would help ‘Flat Stanley’ travel for a grade 2 project.

Shelby e-mailed us this letter


I am writing to you from my Grade 2 classroom at Paradise
Hill School. My teacher's name is Mrs. Squair. She read us a very funny
book called Flat Stanley. This book is about a young boy who becomes
flattened from a bulletin board falling on him during the night. When
Stanley is flat, his family realizes how easy and cheap it is for Flat Stanley
to travel. They can just put him in the mail !

We each made a Flat Stanley, and chose someone to send him to.
Please show Stanley around your town, but don't forget to send him back to
me by the end of May!

Please write a letter and send pictures or mementos of Stanley's
adventures in your community that you think would be interesting to my
class and I.
Thank you so much for your help with this project!

This morning ‘Flat Stanley’ arrived in the inbox of my e-mail. This is part of Flat Stanley’s ADVENTURE.



We printed Flat Stanley out then took him to Staples so he could grow and get a raincoat. Then we had a milkshake and hung around the campsite watching Teri play with stained glass.

More Blue pics


Blue is getting as long as a broom. Notice how the best toys do NOT come from the pet store.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Blue graduates from Puppy School

We have been taking Blue to Puppy School at Pet Smart here in Casa Grande. Today Blue graduated.


The rest of the day Teri was working on Stained Glass and I golfed 18 holes for the first time this year. Scored a 41 on the back nine and then warmed up and shot a 34 on the front nine of this par 3 golf course.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Carving is done

Today we went to the Tiffin Rally in our park to see the display of Tiffin Motorhomes.

On the way we ran into a very aggressive Killdeer then noticed the nest of eggs.


I finished my carved spoon and have been putting it to use measuring Coffee.


Teri did find a Tiffin she liked ($270,000). We will keep our Kountry Star.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Potluck Supper, Doves and Blue

First of all we have a dove that built a nest in a basket on a bicycle behind Bob’s motorhome. The eggs have hatched and the chicks are growing well.

The chicks in the nest


The nest is in the basket of this bicycle


Mommy dove with her chicks.


Blue is getting very LONG


And the neighbor had us over for a potluck supper.


Our Host.


Then off to bingo. This is a cactus on the way to bingo


Sunday, March 25, 2012

Motorcycle Ride.

Today a neighbor and I took our Burgmans out for a ride. We went to Florence on the back roads then off the the Eloy Airport for a beer at the Bent Prop Saloon at the airport.


Saturday, March 24, 2012

End of Season Show and Shine

Palm Creek has a End of Season Show & Shine Street Fair today.

Here are the Photos

On the way there we took this photo of cactus in bloom.


One of the show and shine cars. This car resides in the park.


Beer, hamburgers, soft pretzels and kettle corn are consumed.


Tricycle races with the show and shine in the background.


And Blue is till up to his usual tricks, playing with the big boys.