Thanks to the continuing recovery of my Dad, we are hitting the road for another six weeks – and we are happy, happy, happy. :)
Departing Napa on Tuesday, we’re going to travel up Hwy 101 to the Eureka/Arcata area, chasing cooler weather. We don’t know what our schedule will be but, when we get tired of fog and gloom – and you know we will - we’ll work our way up the coast into Oregon, then eastward. If the weather cooperates, we might swing through Bend, then travel over to Hwy 395 to head back south to Sacramento (our usual stop for the month of November). We’ve never travelled that route (395 north of Reno), and it is always fun to see new territory.
We’ve done much more “sitting” during the past year than is usual for us: 3 months in Loma Linda last winter; 2 months in Hood River, Oregon, this summer; and we’ve been in/around Sacramento for the past month. It’s good for the budget – we’ve spent WAY less for diesel fuel than usual – but we’re glad we are able to fit in another little adventure before summer ends.
Here is one more photo to share with you from our stay here in Napa. Each time we walk on the river front trail behind the Elks Club, we pass this small enclave of matching, brightly painted park models (larger than an RV, smaller than a mobile home). This used to be a mobile home park, but all the homes were carted off and replaced with these little park models – which are TIME SHARES! There must be at least 100 units, some joined by a wooden deck to create 2-bedroom units. The complex has a small swimming pool and a large clubhouse, lots of trees, a few shared BBQ areas. It is quite cute, really – though perhaps more appealing to an RV’er than to your typical time share owner. :) I really got a kick out of it.
Happy Labor Day, everyone.