May 17, 2012 – Time flies when you are having fun

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We begin our descent into Morodor (aka Los Angeles) "The valley of smoke" - according to those the Spanish conquered. Yes, LA's smokey history goes way back. Well before combustion engines
We begin our descent into Morodor (aka Los Angeles) “The valley of smoke” – according to those the Spanish conquered. Yes, LA’s smokey history goes way back. Well before combustion engines
We must pass through the city of darkness to get to our next destination. Population 4 Million!
We must pass through the city of darkness to get to our next destination. Population 4 Million!
Though all 4 million are out here on the road, and in my way, we consider this a good thing. The way these people drive, it is best if their speed is kept down. They do less damage this way.
Though all 4 million are out here on the road, and in my way, we consider this a good thing. The way these people drive, it is best if their speed is kept down. They do less damage this way.
We broke free from the dark side and are heading up in to the light
We broke free from the dark side and are heading up in to the light
We setup camp. It is more rustic on this end of Soledad Canyon Thousand Trails. The grassy area had no spaces available with power. This area worked out better anyway. With the Wilson booster, we get great cell and internet here. Yea!
We setup camp. It is more rustic on this end of Soledad Canyon Thousand Trails. The grassy area had no spaces available with power. This area worked out better anyway. With the Wilson booster, we get great cell and internet here. Yea!
We get a great view of the high speed rail, from the front windshield of the RV.
We get a great view of the high speed rail, from the front windshield of the RV.
They spruced up the adult center
They spruced up the adult center
Grassy areas for RV camping
Grassy areas for RV camping
The Family center, has gym, arcade and cafe
The Family center, has gym, arcade and cafe
Cool water features meanders through the park
Cool water features meanders through the park
The largest swimming pool out side of a water park, we have ever seen.
The largest swimming pool out side of a water park, we have ever seen.
We are a little early in the season. We adults are not good polar bears
We are a little early in the season. We adults are not good polar bears
Cold water is not an issue for kids though! At 85 degrees in the sun, the pool makes them happy.
Cold water is not an issue for kids though! At 85 degrees in the sun, the pool makes them happy.
We drive back to the edge of Morodor but stop short in the city of Monterrey Park. Where we meet up with our friends Norman, Grace and Paul. Since we are Northerners, Grace is showing us, and giving us fruit from plants we can't grow.
We drive back to the edge of Morodor but stop short in the city of Monterrey Park. Where we meet up with our friends Norman, Grace and Paul. Since we are Northerners, Grace is showing us, and giving us fruit from plants we can’t grow.
They grow cool stuff in their yard to bring some light to the city of darkness.
They grow cool stuff in their yard to bring some light to the city of darkness.
Paul and the girls visit. The girls are looking out over Catalina Island, but the smoke conceals the island.
Paul and the girls visit. The girls are looking out over Catalina Island, but the smoke conceals the island.
Well, it is time to get out of Dodge and head home to Acton.
Well, it is time to get out of Dodge and head home to Acton.
Seen this before! This is why one should choose a career that allows him to telecommute.
Seen this before! This is why one should choose a career that allows him to telecommute.
The Hollywood idiots as "Savage calls them" are blocking the road in to our park. Now we drive 5 more miles!
The Hollywood idiots as “Savage calls them” are blocking the road in to our park. Now we drive 5 more miles!
These guys are everywhere! They have invaded our home. Brought all their own ambulances and stuff. Not sure what they were filming, but the girls recognized the female actors. Based on the actors, the girls think it might be a Disney film
These guys are everywhere! They have invaded our home. Brought all their own ambulances and stuff. Not sure what they were filming, but the girls recognized the female actors. Based on the actors, the girls think it might be a Disney film
The sun is setting on the hills. That means the rattle snakes are coming out. We know this cause we saw one again.! Time to go home
The sun is setting on the hills. That means the rattle snakes are coming out. We know this cause we saw one again.! Time to go home
Home sweet home! Tomorrow we are moving our home to Kings Canyon. We hear it is pretty there.
Home sweet home! Tomorrow we are moving our home to Kings Canyon. We hear it is pretty there.
Until we meet again, we will eat cake!
Until we meet again, we will eat cake!

As always, we are singing praises to Costco’s bakery.Good Evening and good night!

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