Friday 31st March 2017
We have been quite busy this month. Dean took on a major project fixing our roof. There were many tiny cracks starting to form along the edges so Dean drilled, glued, sanded, resined and painted. I had the very important job of gopher. We now have a shiny, white, STRONG top on the beast.
Due to all the rain in February the desert is busting out in bloom. The yellow brittlebush covers the hill sides.
Strawberry hedgehogs are showing off their hot pink petals.
I managed to find a single Mariposa Lily. This takes orange to a new level.
Dean is in the lead on snake detail.
The Fairydusters are so delicate
This cute Rattlesnake decided to pay us a visit at our campsite one evening. He was doing a little coiling and rattling so Dean had to get the broom and coax him onto the neighbors lot. (They were not home)
We entered the Gold Canyon Pickleball tournament. Dean won with his partner Dana. I won this one last year. We had to have a picture of us with our medals. They might have to rename this event the Kirkwood Tournament.
A last minute bit of juggling with schedules and planes and we managed to snag our lads for four days. Yippeee!!!
We shuffled. (shuffleboard)
We pickled. (pickleball)
We ate a whole lot more.
They were supposed to be drying dishes
Dax brought his fly tying equipment. Dean looks cute wearing one of the realistic critters
Jay likes hanging around
Our neighbors let us have some of their lemons as long as they were from the high branches. No problem, with the giant picking them.
Thanks boys, for still wanting to spend a few days with your old mum and dad.
Goodbye Gold Canyon. On to St. George, Utah tomorrow.