Apache Junction, AZ High 83 Low 52
Not sure why, but I just haven’t been in the blogging mood lately. I was going to take some more pictures of the Bungalow but then I decided to wait until Jim gets all done with his remodeling. He is having so much fun fixing things he hasn’t even been fishing. But he is going today. Also, last week was Spring Break and the lake is no place to be when the college kids are out of school.
Before we left Casa Grande we went to dinner at the Creative Café with Jan and Bill. Toni and Doug had recommended the restaurant and we were looking for something different. I had a Philly Cheese Steak without the cheese and Jim had a gyro. We really liked our choices. But Jan and Bill both had the fish and chips and were very disappointed.
We stopped at an historic landmark on our way home from dinner. The Mormon Battalion camped here on their march from Tucson to Casa Grande. It took them 51 hours to cover the 67 miles without food or water.
The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously based unit in United States military history. The battalion served from July 1846 to July 1847 during the Mexican-American War. Their march of nearly 2,000 miles from Council Bluffs, Iowa to California is one of the longest military marches in history.
I also took a couple of pictures of Casa Grande RV Resort. We liked this park but it does have one big drawback. The sites are really close together. The people were extremely friendly including the staff. And it is definitely a pet friendly park. I’ve never seen so many dogs in an RV park. We paid $18 a night under the Passport America rate and we will stay there again.
Has one of the largest libraries I’ve ever seen. However, it’s not where you can bring in books and take books out. You have to sign out the books you want and then check them back in before you leave. That probably works well for a longer stay but not for a couple of night’s stay.
This was just one wall.
They have a couple of swimming pools, a pickle ball court that was busy every night, a card room, and I don’t know what else.
Our park here in AJ had a going away party last Saturday. I just can’t believe the number of people heading out the end of this month. Had a great time with really good food – pork loin, scalloped potatoes, green beans, cabbage and strawberry shortcake.
Last night we went to a church friend’s house for an Empty Nester Family Home Evening. We have a lesson and then good treats for dessert.
We’ve also been to see Aunt Happen a couple of times. We are staying busy and enjoying the wonderful sunshine.