Wednesday, February 27, 2013
|Sticking your tongue out while laying on the ground can result in a surprise.|
|If a leaf in the mouth is the worse thing that happens to you, it's a good day.|
The Greyhound Who Thinks A Leaf In The Mouth Beats A Stick In The Eye Or Something Like That
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
|Here I am looking out the windshield.|
Saturday was a stressful day for me and Scout. We didn't know it would take all day to move into the new place. The folks were exhausted after moving all day. Mama wanted Godfather's Pizza for dinner. She was about ready to order it when she realized we were locked inside the dealer's lot. Everyone had left and they didn't leave us the code to open the security gate. We knew another couple who were staying there would be back that night, but we didn't know when. Finally, the owners came back home and they gave us a clicker so we could get in and out. We ordered the pizza and off we went to pick it up. When we returned, the other couple had returned and they wanted to talk. Our pizza got cold. Mama decided to try out the convection microwave. Well, it took longer than she was willing to wait, so she decided to switch to the microwave. She soon learned that you can't just switch from the convection oven to the microwave. A warning said that the convection oven had to cool off before the microwave could be used. It is all one machine. Mama heated up a few slices at a time and it worked out.
|Jamie has found a home on the dash for now.|
The other thing that Mama had to learn was how to use the washer/dryer. It is a combination machine. She put a load in to wash Saturday night. A salesman once told her to shake out the clothes before switching to drying. She stopped the machine before it went to the automatic drying and shook out the clothes. She must have hit a wrong button because it started washing again. It takes quite a while to wash a load, so we had to wait at least another hour before we could dry. Mama has it figured out now. She has decided it is just easier to let it go from washing to drying automatically though. It works well. It can wash more than it can dry, if that makes sense. If you put too much in the machine, it takes it a very long time to dry. Mama figures if she keeps up with the laundry every day, it will be fine. Sometimes when it goes into a spin cycle, it shakes the whole place and that scares Scout.
|The dinette has been made into our bed again.|
Yesterday, Mama spent the day organizing the bedroom. She still doesn't have a closet, but she has a dresser and she is using part of the linen closet. It works. Dad has the closet. Mama put his work clothes on one end and she can iron his clothes and they will not wrinkle in the closet. We couldn't do that in the old place. She had to hang the clothes all over the motor home and that made us all feel cramped. She may buy a full sized ironing board since we have the room for it.
|Scout enjoying the sun this morning.|
|Me being impatient because we are standing still.|
There is a lot more to say about our new home, but we will save it for later this week.
Mama says "Thank You" for all the birthday wishes. It was a good day! BOL!
The Greyhound Who Is Becoming A Real Couch Potato Now
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Click the link to see what Mama's birthday present is. Click here!
We would post more, but we are exhausted. We are camping on the dealer's lot tonight. Very strange!
The Greyhound Who Is Not Sure About This Present
Friday, February 22, 2013
Last night, the cowboys camped near us, but not close enough that we could get photos. The park manager said that they were right by him and loud. He said they have a big cookout and hand out awards and things like that. He said one year they had bands and it was so loud it shook the office here. He supplies their electric and had a conversation with them after that and it has not been that bad since then.
Last night was also the big BBQ cook off in town. We could smell it from the highway. Yum!
This morning there was all sorts of excitement. A helicopter flew above us and did live broadcasts about the "trail riders" as they are called. The trail riders then headed down the street and Mama got pictures, but we missed out. We were sleeping and she didn't have time to get us because they came by pretty fast. They actually got on the highway which seems really dangerous.
Tonight, they will camp at Reliant Park and then there is a big parade tomorrow. I bet it will be crazy around here tomorrow. There is such excitement around here.
The Greyhound Who Is A Texan Today
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
|Pizza On A Stick? That's what it says. Why would you want it on a stick?|
We are trying to figure out our new neighbors. It's a trio of people that don't seem like they go together. They have a truck and a car. They take both and are gone all day long. They might be working at the rodeo. They came in Sunday afternoon in a trailer with the sale stickers still in the window. We thought one person was just delivering their trailer, but that is not the case. We thought they were here for medical, but that doesn't appear to be correct either because they wouldn't need two vehicles for that. It's a mystery that we still need to solve. BOL!
On our walk this morning, Mama said to do something blog worthy.
|Is this blog worthy?|
|No, I'm not going to smile.|
|People are looking. This is embarrassing.|
|Let's just go.|
The Greyhound Whose Quiet Resort Is Getting Exciting
Monday, February 18, 2013
We have posted Dad's clue to our next destination on the sidebar. We will announce the destination at the end of our post.
Mama bought a new blanket at Camping World. She had a coupon and bought it for half price. She thought it was cute and it is about time that she retires a blanket that she has had for 27 years. Yep, that is right, 27 years. It is wearing thin.
|Lantana - Mama loves lantana.|
You are all too smart for us. Our next destination is Denver, CO. We have been told that it does snow in April, but since the average temperature is in the 60's, it usually melts by noon. We are leaving here at the end of March and will arrive in Denver on April 1st. It will take us three days to get there.
The Greyhound Who Is Excited To Visit The Mile High City
Friday, February 15, 2013
Mama took Dad to work this morning, so that means she has the car. She went shopping this morning and came home with two boxes of treats and a 30 pound bag of food for us. We forgave her for lying to us. She also stopped by the office and there was a box of bully sticks waiting for us. We were down to our last one and let me tell you, it wasn't pretty last night with just one bully stick to share.
Mama bought more yarn today, so that means more hats. Yikes! She also ordered yarn online yesterday from Joann's because they had a good sale going on for Valentine's Day and shipping was only $2.14.
We have another clue to our destination on the sidebar. Mama has also updated her restaurant blog with a few new reviews.
The Greyhound Who Is Happy That There Are Bully Sticks In The House
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
|The first hat only fit our stuffy, Ms. Penguin|
|This is what the hat looked like on the loom.|
|It is definitely bigger than the first one.|
|Yep, it's a little big.|
|Seriously, Mama...this one is not going to work.|
|It is so big that I can't even hold my head up.|
We may need hats for our next destination. We have starting putting clues on the sidebar. Anyone care to guess?
The Greyhound Who Thinks It Would Be Easier To Just Buy A Hat At The Store, But It Definitely Would Not Be As Funny
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
We really hope we have our new motor home before we leave here. We are working hard to find one.
Monday, February 11, 2013
|Wow, Mama, that is a nice hat!|
|Yep, the only thing it fits is the penguin. BOL!|
We are not getting that motor home. The mechanic found a few things wrong and they would be costly to repair. The generator has an oil leak. There is a problem with one of the slides and the cook top has a part that is bad and it is no longer made, so the whole thing has to be replaced. The owner refused to pay for the repairs or lower his price, so we walked away. It is back on the lot with the 10 foot of damage along the side. Yikes! Insurance will pay for that damage, of course.
The Greyhound Who Will Have To Be Mama's Hat Model Soon
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
|I like my bed. It has enough room for a friend or two.|
|There is nothing like snuggling with a friend.|
|Weeee! So much room!|
|Scout still likes our old bed, but she does like the new one, too.|
Dad said the guy who hit them was an 82 year old man driving a Lincoln. He told them "I didn't want to get stuck behind you, so I gunned it." His lane was ending, so he tried to squeeze between the motor home and a concrete barrier. He lost. His Lincoln is pretty messed up.
Dad called yesterday with good news. His contract has been extended to stay here for another month! We were so excited. Mama said "Rodeo, here we come!" He then told us that while on his way home, he received a call from someone else wanting him to go to a different location. He said that they need him more than the current place. :-( The man said he was going to call Dad's boss today and tell him that. :-( We don't know what will happen now. :-( We think the signed contract should be respected. Unfortunately, the place that Dad may be sent is too cold for us right now. We could go there in April though. Our life changes quickly it seems.
The Greyhound Who Loves Having A Huge Bed