Yesterday while I was musing over my spot here at Q I figured at least 100 rigs could fit just in the ‘opening’ area that I am in. That should have been my first clue. LOL
I watched a rig pull in yesterday morning and look where he parked ! There must be hundreds (thousands ?) of acres of land here to boondock yet some people still want to park right next to you !!
And then I watched him go up to the road and put signs out. Ahhhhhh, There’s a group coming in here. The various groups (and there are tons of them) put signs out by the road to let others in their group know where they are. You see a LOT of that this time of year in the desert.
OH NO !!! It’s that ESCAPEE crowd. And we all know how rowdy that bunch can get. Pfffttt !
Running around the desert in their NOISY JAG
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Constantly nagging at me until I agreed to let them help me TOW THE BIKE out of the sand
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Overseeing every step as my SOLAR WAS INSTALLED making sure I got the best work and product there is
I could give you tons more examples but you get the picture. They are nothing was a nuisance and to be avoided at all costs !! LOL
This is what Bennie has to say about this bunch…..
And if that’s not bad enough they are a group of ‘Solo’s’. I can just hear my Mother saying now “How nice that you’ll have a bit of company around.”
Yesterday I took a run into Yuma on the bike. I had several errands to do plus with the COLD forecast ahead I figured it might be awhile before I get a run again.
Despite the fact that the “Big Tent” doesn’t open until next week – the 19th - Quartzsite appears to be in full swing. I didn’t stop to take any pics, however, as I went through the main intersection it seemed that all the Vendors are already here and open for business.
BONE CHILLING WEATHER AHEAD
BTW, Propane at Cactus Propane in Yuma is now $1.79 a Gallon. How can the propane dealers in the Phoenix area justify over $1.00 a Gallon more !!?? As I mentioned before, we are in for several days of bone chilling temps – with overnight LOWS of below freezing.
But Folks let’s put that into perspective here. I’ve been reading on Facebook that my hometown is also in for some nasty weather. Here’s what it says online…..
“Total snowfall amounts will range from 25 centimetres (that’s almost a foot) over the Terra Nova area to near 70 centimetres (that’s over 2 feet) over the Northern Avalon and St. John's Metro area with locally higher amounts possible. Winds will steadily increase tonight with gusts reaching 120 km/hour (that’s over 74 MPH) by Friday morning. These high winds, combined with the heavy snow, will give near zero visibilities and blizzard conditions tonight and Friday.”
‘Nuff said – I will NOT complain about the COLD.
Today more of those Escapee people started to arrive…
Two more right across from me….this pic was taken from inside my rig.
Another one pulled up there…
But he decided he was just too far from me so settled in here……
Oh the Generators will be roaring tonight – and I dare say mine will be included this time !