November 1 – December 31, 2017 – Apache Junction, AZ

Rex continues to keep busy with handyman work, tai chi classes and his music and Nancy has kept busy with tai chi classes, water aerobics, bocce ball and bunco.Even though we are keeping busy we are having a hard time with the loss of Camille and Cody.It is still very hard to come home to an empty house and not being greeted by them.We have started looking for another dog and have decided we want another English Cocker and as they are not all that common, especially in Arizona, it will take us a while to find one.

Rex started Thursday night live at Meridian Manor as a time for residents to get together and play acoustic music, sing, tell jokes or funny stories or anything else we can come up with.They meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month and the November and December sessions went very well with lots of singing and playing of guitars and piano.

We enjoyed Meridian Manor’s Christmas Parade with lots of decorated golf carts, bicycles and motorcycles.At the end of the parade Santa and Mrs…

August 1 - October 31, 2017, Chama and Aztec NM and Apache Junction AZ

We traveled back to Chama on July 31st and were ready to start work again on August 1st.It will take us a few days to get back into getting up early and working again.We didn’t do a lot in August except work and enjoy the wildlife and surrounding mountains.We especially enjoyed the hummingbirds that visited our feeders.

And the chipmunks

We also enjoyed watching the deer – especially this doe and her fawn that visited almost every day.