Back in Indio
Indio, California: Hello from 80° Indio! It is
so lovely to be back to our winter base camp. We had a great stop-over in Las
Vegas. We didn't gamble, just slept a lot and relaxed - and a great visit with
Cory (Mary & Steve's #4).
Saturday afternoon, we met Cory at the
(home of a $60 burger - made with Waygu Beef, foie gras and shaved truffles -
that we did not order) in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino to watch the
Duck v Stanford basketball game. We scored a private booth with a private TV,
but our luck ended there - the Ducks lost AT HOME to the 'Furds. It is going to
be a long season.
The afternoon wasn't a total loss. We ordered Mac & Cheese Croquettes (deep
fried mac & cheese). Can't think of anything less healthy... but,
still... I am thinking of making this for our yard tall, 25-pound bean pole of a
Our day was also great because we spent three hours with
this gorgeous girl. Those cheek bones! I only asked Cory 368 questions about her
Pretty good for me. Record low.
After the Duck loss (and the 49er win), I was pretty-much
done-in for the day. I forced myself to walk around the shops and casino to stay
awake, but collapsed into bed with an ice pack on my injured foot and the TV remote
What kinda of loser goes to bed at 9p in Las Vegas?
We were on the road to Indio by 8 o'clock this morning, driving 4 hours through
the desert to reach our local favorite taco joint for lunch.
Chicken Quesadilla from Tacos Gonzales in La Quinta, CA
We are now on our 4th load of laundry
(we left for a quick trip and have been away eight
nights), my hair has been cut
way too short, and
I prepared a home-cooked VEGAN rice bowl with brown
basmati, roasted broccoli and baked teriyaki tofu.
Just what we needed after eight days of restaurant
Gene (Mom's companion) is now with Mom in Salt Lake City. She had a day off
yesterday (Sunday). She was anxious for a good rest after two tough days of
physical, occupational and speech therapy. Today, the rehab staff were right
back putting her through the paces. Mom sounded great this evening when we
talked with her. Thank you all for the good thoughts and prayers - again - it is
Until my next update, I remain, your "tomorrow, I'm going to try to put on
a shoe" correspondent.
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three pools, three spas, fitness center, golf, bocce ball, tennis, 2-mile
waterway, fine-dining restaurant, bar, security, planned activities, perfectly
maintained. Sites for sale or rent.
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