Boles Trip

We headed to the mountains to our vintage trailer fro a few days.  This is how it looked when we got there.  It was foggy, but the sun was trying to show through.

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The next day the fog cleared and you could see the valley beyond Steve.

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It was very windy though, as I tried to capture in these two videos.

Then it was snowing sideways.

I did take Ryeleigh on walks between the blizzards.

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In the afternoon, a couple of bucks walked by.

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In the evening we watched broadcast television which is interesting.  This was a cooking show by a Chilean woman.

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While we were there, Tom worked on burning up some of the dead wood piles left from the fire to diminish chances for more fires in the summer months.

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I kept taking Ryeleigh on very cold walks.

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Here are Tom and Steve heading back down to check on the fire.

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This photo shows how well Steve is camouflaged in this environment.  He had found a deer bone and was enjoying it.

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He left it, and Ryeleigh took over.

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It turns out that Ryeleigh loves to roll in drifted snow in the ditches.

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She got quite tired.  Here she is sleeping with her ears splayed out on laps.

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Friday evening we had a nice spaghetti and meatballs dinner which was really yummy.

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We came home today.  The forecast wasn’t good initially, but the pass wasn’t too bad.

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When we got home, I had received a new (to me) replacement crock-pot heating element.

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Mine had started making electrical burning odors when used.  I have had it since I was a teenager and didn’t want to buy a new one as the crock insert was fine.  So Ebay came to the rescue, and now I have a functioning crock-pot again!

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In sad news, Big Red died while we were gone.  Not sure what happened to him.  He will be missed.

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4 Responses to Boles Trip

  1. Jeanne says:

    I’m very sorry about Big Red’s death. Sometimes these things happen, don’t they?

    I’m glad you had a good time at your trailer. It’s fun to know that Ryeleigh likes to play in the snow.

    Lucky you, getting your crock pot repaired.

    • Donna says:

      Thanks Jeanne! I liked Big Red a lot. Now we have Big Orange. Oh well. Ryeleigh is such a cold weather wimp, I didn’t think she would like the snow. But she had a blast. I couldn’t;t see throwing out a perfectly good stoneware insert, but I also do not want the house to burn down. It looks like we have a winner!

  2. Jeanne says:

    I looked at your pictures in this blog again and finally enlarged a couple of them so i was able to see Steve and the bone, and also Tom riding off to check on the fires. If I had used my old laptop instead this small tablet, I’d be able to see things better!!

    • Donna says:

      It is hard to see much on tablets and phones sometimes. But I kind of liked the wider views in the photos. It gave a better sense of the environment we were in.

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