Saturday, February 27, 2021

Two Michelin 'stars'......

 7:23 am - Real Saturday - February 27th - Wittmann, AZ - 40° F, 46% humidity, wind - zero mph out of the north....mostly clear skies today with a forecast high of 70° F.  The view this morning.......↴

.....and on this date in 2020 we were hiking up to the stone snake near Borrego Springs, CA with Rich and Marnie......↴ ironic it is that we will see them again, tomorrow!

We were up by 7 am Friday in anticipation of our 47 mile drive into Phoenix, and specifically Purcell Tire on McDowell.  I unplugged the Newell just after 9 am, and we were on our way.  The traffic was incredibly light, and we arrived at the tire store just after 10 am.  Within minutes, Chris, the manager, had us pull into one of the truck bays, and within another few minutes his workers were removing our two front ALCOA wheels in order to remove the 7 year old Firestones, and replace them with brand new Michelins.  Soon they were inflating the tires to 105 PSI.......

.....then putting them on the spin balance machine....... 11:30 the ALCOA wheels with the new Michelin tires attached had been reinstalled.  There was no bill to pay at that time.....National Tire Concierge will be billed by Purcell, who will in turn bill me.  We were on our way back home to Wittmann by 12 pm....

.....I spent the rest of the day mostly relaxing....Saturday will be a busy last day here in Wittmann, and I need to be  I did take time to fill our fresh water tank, and take a jacuzzi, but otherwise I took a couple of naps, and watched TV.  On Real Saturday I will finish my last task here in Wittmann.....polish those beautiful ALCOA wheels, and make them shine again!

One of my readers reminded me via comment, that I neglected to give a review of my new Flexsteel captains seat/chair.....frankly, it was so comfortable that I forgot all about it....seriously!  Well, I love it, and am looking forward to many long hours sitting in it on our way home to Oregon!  It has wonderful lumbar support, and sits at just the perfect height....I am in love.

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  1. And not a word about how it was to drive in your new chair????

    1. Dave, it was so comfortable I forgot about it after the first 5 minutes of our drive into Phoenix. I did add a paragraph about my experience. Thank you for reminding me!

  2. Do you have to have a covid test to enter Mexico? I have an appt. with Dr. Eva Urena on Monday the 8th.

  3. No COVID test required as far as we know.


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