It's always sad to say goodbye to new friends and old as you pack up and head back home, even if you were only gone for two days. Since there weren't any donuts for breakfast, I zipped it up quickly and pulled out in the cool morning air.
I didn't get far before clouds of dust covered the roads and highways. This is farm country and every one was working their fields getting ready for the fall rains. I started to think about how long I've been breathing this junk in the air. That's not just dust ... it's all the chemicals and fertilizers farmers put on their fields to increase their production trying to make a profit, not to mention all the times I drove the caterpillar and came home covered in dirt.
I've lived longer than my dad ... in six years I will have lived longer than my mom. I wish I had a couple of horses and could spend more time riding in the mountains ... except that's not something I should do alone. Wonder how that went with my ex-husband and the love of his life he found on the internet?? No children, so who am I going to leave all this stuff to? Probably doesn't matter, they'll just throw most of it away. I wonder what internet service is available ... nothing seems to work at my house except what I have, and it's being disconnected.
About that time, the little red ball would roll across the dash in front of me, bringing me back to my senses. I guess I set it on the dash to keep Cooper from barking. It was a little distracting the first couple of times!!
A U-haul truck (pulling a trailer loaded with a car) weaving all over the road brought me to attention. What's wrong with him? He's tailgating a tractor-trailer rig. I floor-boarded my MH to get past him quickly before he again went over the line.
Men should live longer so there'd be a few more single guys on the planet. What's for dinner? Beef ... it's what's for dinner. Better get that registration form completed for Golden Spikes. I sure could use a good pair of levis. I got four more cans of coffee in the mail ... sweet!! Next time I'm calling the cops on my neighbors. I wonder where I can get a set of mirror covers for the rig? Maybe my realtor can hook me up with someone in Oregon. They are still working on the freeway entrances by my house ... I wonder where I will get off the freeway this time? I probably should dump my tanks. I hate that BioDiesel crap ... it sure lowers my mileage per gallon!! I think I bought some jelly ... wonder were it is?
Luckily I saw a new sign that said Expressway near my exit, bringing me back to reality once again, so I took that road and eventually got to my house. It's nice to be home.
This morning it's sprinkling lightly and there's been a couple of HUGE thunder crashes. Hopefully lots of rain is on it's way. Maybe I'll remodel the bedroom. You better update your will. Did I turn that light off? Wish I retired earlier. Where did I put those dog treats? I need a vacation!!