Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Sitting here at a flying J in Amarillo Texas today,
Made it here with no problems.
Melinda & Tucker having a rest.
Yesterday was totally different....
got up no rush to go anywhere fast.
Started on out trip to Tulsa Oklahoma schedule was about a 4 hour drive and
with about 100 miles to go.... GPS took us down a road, sign said 420
but was actually an old highway called 88 (Moonshine roads),
Old shacks, one lane roads said flying J was about 2 km away.
Took us on a dead end road & had to back up trailer... with no problems I might add.
Found the old highway route 66, drove on that for about 25 miles until we found a major highway.
Neat to be driving on a Historic Highway and seeing old signs and buildings.
Never did find Flying J so we fueled up and drove to Oklahoma City, 11 hours total driving time.
When we found the Flying J at at about 830 pm had a beer and went to sleep !
broke a lot of rules I set for myself.
1.No driving with trailer during rush hour traffic (Tulsa)
2.No driving at night (Oklahoma City)
3.No swearing when driving... Ok owe swear jar a lot of money !!!
4.No backing up trailer on dead end street... Ok made this one up!
Thankfully I had Melinda to help me on this adventure and this is only 2 weeks into it.
God help us!!!
On our way to Hidden Valley ROD resort (Tijeras New Mexico) tomorrow for 4 nights.
Talk to you later.

2 comments:

  1. Wow you are learning, at least you are safer. Take you time and don't break the rules, short days a re better. Hope Hidden Valley is warm when you there, pretty high elevation. But Albuquerque is interesting and much lower, worth checking out.

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  2. Don't lose your sense of humour, Gerry.
    When do you get to empty out the swear jar...? ;)

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