Monday July 6, 2007 was my last day of work. After a weekend of
and cleaning out the house, we started to head south on Tuesday July 10.
We couldn't have made it through the weekend without the help of Jack
and Karl. It was a tearful good-bye for me as we left their home
My goal for the trip was to see some sights, avoid Interstate 5 and do
some camping along the way. Once we were on the road, I got "ants in my
pants" and wanted to arrive in Palm Springs quickly so each day we ended
up driving well into the night -- this made setting up camp kind of a
Still we took scenic routes and saw some great sights, but it was more
of a "stop & gawk" type of vacation, not and get out, explore and become
one with the land. Many of these shots were taken right from car window.