Wednesday, September 16. 2017 – After the first couple of days in Boulder, Wyoming we pretty much stayed home to rest. We were real busy before we got here and will be busy after leaving here so rest was welcomed! There is not as much to do here as there was last time. Their annual big Green Rendezvous was going on then but not this time of year. Here’s links to some of what we enjoyed here back in 2015.
One day, during this year’s visit we went back to the Pinedale Aquatic Center to float on the lazy river and soak in the hot tub. Before that stop we walked around downtown Pinedale and hid painted rocks!!
I did find out something interesting. At Walmart the bottles of acrylic paint that I use are 50 cents and some are 75 cents. One of the shops in downtown Pinedale was a crafts shop. They sold the same paint for $2.89 a bottle. We went to the only grocery store anywhere around there and they sold the same bottle for $3.99. I wouldn’t have started rock painting if that was what I had to pay for each one! But without a Walmart as competition in the area they can charge what they want!
Here are some photos from the highway to Pinedale and walking around Pinedale. First photos are of some of the llamas we get to enjoy seeing each time we drive to Pinedale.
This is some of Pinedale! Most every business has beautiful flowers out front.
Every business has a different design on the trash can out front.
I’ve never seen a fire hydrant with a bendable wire stick on it. We think it is there so if the snow hides the hydrant the fire department can still find it???!!!
This is over the entry way to Wind River View where we’ve been for the last two weeks. I love this iron work a lot!
The only other significant happening involves this wonderful scaled down wind mill. It’s my birthday present – a little early. We had a full size windmill on our property in Pumpkin Center, Louisiana. I loved it and have always wanted a small one, so is was a very perfect present. It couldn’t be carried in our RV all set up so Roy and I took it apart in the parking lot and it’s now stored in pieces in the RV.
We just arrived in Ogden, Utah for two nights. Tomorrow we’re going into Salt Lake City, Utah where we’ll be taking a trolley ride to see the highlights of places in that city.
When we went from Wyoming to Utah today you could immediately tell you weren’t in Wyoming any longer. Wyoming has some mountains but mostly hills. Utah is one giant mountain after another and is so beautiful. When we traveled out west in 2015 we spent very little time in Utah so we are making up for that this year! I took a bunch of photos and will make a blog post with them soon.
I have had a rough time this past week or so with my brain and with breathing.
I think the breathing is from being at 8,000 foot of elevation or higher for weeks. The air is thinner. It’s been so long since I’ve needed any of by asthma medicine, I have none. I bring water with me everywhere since that stops the asthma attacks if I drink it right away.
I had to stop taking the two very helpful brain medicines, Aricept and Namenda, since that seems to be the cause of my dizziness. The one I’m now on (Excelon patch) doesn’t seem to be doing much. I’ve read some of my recent blog posts and can tell my writing and thinking are not as clear as they use be. Roy tries to read my blogs before they go out but he can’t always do that.
I love writing this blog. I always try to do research so that I can add information about the places we go to but that may not be possible all the time now. What I’m trying to say is that I love sharing and I will continue to do so. It just may not be what ya’ll are use to.
Please lift up to God in prayer those affected already by Hurricane Harvey and those who will be affected by Hurricane Irma. Then there is so much of the west that is suffering from so many fires. Our nation is going through so much at one time. I’m thankful we have a President like Donald Trump. He loves America just like I do. Please keep him and the government in your prayers as well. This was a cute little video about Louisianians giving hope and support to Texas in their time of troubles. Hope you enjoy it.
Ya’ll come back now, ya’ hear!
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