Indio, California: We have enjoyed a very busy few days with Dave's college roommate, Red, and his lovely wife, Marcia. They are visiting from Chicago.
Dave and Red golfed Wednesday (otherwise known as Valentine's Day). While the boys enjoyed their game (both shooting only into the 80's!), Marcia and I exercised and met our husbands for an early/light lunch at Tacos Gonzalez after their round.
We had a Big Night planned for Valentine's Day: dinner at Castelli's and a Pink Martini concert at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert. Pink Martini are a Portland band we have enjoyed for years, and love that they come to the the Palm Springs area for a week in the winter.
Thursday was more exercising and lunch at El Mexicali so Red could eat their famed shrimp-stuffed peppers again. Dave and Red played a round of golf. At 4p, Mary and Captain and Jim docked the Desert Duck in front of our bus and we all went for a sunset cruise.Captain Jim docks the Desert Duck Red just loved seeing the resort from the water Is Marcia pinching me?
Before our guests left on Friday, we all went up to The Cove in La Quinta for a hike. Dave (still recuperating from his knee surgery in September) walked with the ladies. Red went for a long run.Marcia and Dave at the trailhead Paved walking/biking trail from downtown La Quinta to the trailhead Happy Hikers
We went for more tacos - fish this time, at Fisherman's - then Marcia and Red hit the road. Their holiday continues on at the beach.
We except more visitors later today!
Until my next update, I remain, your sheet-laundering correspondent.
RV PARK: The Motorcoach Country Club