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Saturday, October 06, 2007

Today the charming and beautiful Susan and Princess Ali and I went down to Rio Dell to hang out with my buddy Steve. Steve is a guy I've known since middle school. It was a test day for little Ali. Steve lives about twenty-five miles south of Eureka and Ali hasn't ridden that far in a car since July when we traveled back and forth from San Francisco which was a nightmare. Ali hated the July trip, but tolerated our trip this afternoon. And she lasted about four hours before she made it clear that it was time to go home.

By the way, this was the charming and beautiful Susan's biggest road trip since July, too. Since you asked, she traveled well, too.

We have to take Ali about fifteen miles south of here on Monday so she can have some blood drawn. Pray for both the trip down to the hospital and the appointment. This could be a traumatic event.

It's been getting cold here in Northern California. This morning it was 40 degrees and yesterday it was 37. It gets as high as sixty degrees in the afternoon, but after living in Florida for the past decade, my blood's pretty thin.

Ali finds the chilliness exhilarating. When the breeze hits her face, she squeals and smiles big.

3 comments:

lynne in modesto said...

Will be praying for your appointment on Monday. Glad your 'big' trip today was a success! Hooray!

Yes, the mornings and evenings are now cooler in No. California. I LOVE the summers here and the turning towards cold weather gives me the chills! LOL! I live for spring and summer. I protested today however and wore shorts all day. ;)

Bryon Mondok said...

way to take a STAND for summer, lynne!

Vicki Small said...

Sounds like Ali is a cool-weather gal. That's a real leap, tho'; I endure the summers in southern AZ in the hope that fall will come, one day. I love the moderate temp's in the 70's and low-80's. But we usually get those sporadically, with plenty of 90's thrown in through October, and then a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, we get cold...for us. So make mine cool, but not cold!

Sorry I didn't see this soon enough to pray for today's trip. I hope it went well!

 

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