Sunday, September 6, 2015

A Little Mishap / Happy End Of Summer



                                        Another visit from the neighbors.


Not a good way to start a morning !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A couple of weeks ago while checking fire rings, I had a little mishap.  I made a wrong decision that ended with my cart rolling down a hill.  I wasn’t in it, but Angel was.  She had a bit of a “thrill ride”.  She was in her seat belt as usual, so was just fine.  I had to get one of the Rangers to tow me out of the Coyote Brush and back up the hill.

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Another change that I am doing in “My Spot II” is final removal of the last bit of wallpaper border.  I’ve already gotten rid of the wide cowboy motif strip and all that’s left is one strip of stars.  When that’s gone I might paint the walls, but that can wait.  I will be glad when this part is done.

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Time to Celebrate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Last Monday Ted came for a visit and after doing a few things on the inevitable “Honey Do List”, we took a road trip to Santa Cruz.  He took me to the “Crows Nest” restaurant by the harbor for my Birthday Lunch.  We enjoyed watching all the activity in the harbor while sharing an entree of Yellowtail Tuna along with a couple of appetizers and drinks.  Thank you Ted.  I would also like to thank everyone who sent Birthday Wishes by phone and Facebook.

Since we were near by, we decided to check out one of the other Santa Clara County Campgrounds, Mount Madonna.

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There is a lot more shade, as it is in the Santa Cruz mountains with a lot of redwood trees.  Angel enjoyed the cool wind in her face.

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After that wonderful lunch Ted and Angel just had to take a nap among those redwoods.


My treat to me for my BD was to get my hair curled. In the 1st picture I look like a porcupine or a hedgehog.  I really like the curls.  That’s Jasmine and her helper (I can’t remember his name.  They did a great job.

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Angel has met some new friends.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This was while waiting to get the hair done.

These turtles would swim over to her and tease her and she would scratch on the glass trying to play with them.  It was funny to watch.

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Another new friend.

Everyone meet “Hitch”.  Angel hasn’t been this close to a “Big Dog” before, so she wasn’t sure that she wanted to be this close.  I guess that she decided to take it all in stride and go with the flow.  She was calm and stayed on his back, but was glad to get off and back in her cart.

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We hope that you are having a great holiday and staying safe and cool.

Thanks for visiting

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Susan and Angel


  1. Sure glad Angel was hurt in the wild ride. Never a dull moment. Happy Birthday a little late. And I really like the curls. Should be fun to play around with.

  2. Did I saw was hurt? Should be wasn't hurt.

  3. Love your new "do"! And personally, I think it's a great birthday gift to oneself. Happy Birthday!

  4. Belated happy birthday, Susan.

    Glad nothing bad happened when the cart rolled down the hill!

    I'm removing wallpaper strips from our RV too. How do you get rid of the adhesive that's left???

    1. When Ted was here we got wallpaper stripper and adhesive remover.
      I had to peel the top layer off first then I sprayed DIF gel Wallpaper Stripper. Then I scraped ioff with a flat edge food mover, but some other tool would probably work better. Most of the adhesive came off, however I have an area in the kitchen where the wide border was that still has the adhesive on the wall. I also got Citristrip, a low V.O.C. Adhesive Remover that I haven't tried yet.
      Hope that helps.

    2. Thank you. I'll try anything. Also heard about a product called 3M Adhesive Remover. Maybe I'll buy all three and see which one works best!

  5. It sounds like you had a very nice birthday. Wow, how did the cart roll? The ones I've used wouldn't run unless you pressed on the accelerator, but I know there are much newer models.

    1. I got stuck on a rock, so I thought I could just push it off. The bad decision was to take off the brake and push. The weight of the cart and momentum took it down the hill. I should have gotten one of the maintainence guys to help me. Oh Well! Lesson learned !!

  6. Glad you were ok, and Angel didn't get hurt!