Today was a special treat! Literally. After a day on the road, it was nice to check into a nice RV park and learn that they just started an ice cream social. I love ice cream. I really love ice cream. They had chocolate and vanilla. I saw the strawberries and chocolate syrup and other toppings. I decided to order vanilla ice cream smothered in strawberries. I cannot think of anything I would have rather eaten after dinner. It was absolutely wonderful!
Charlene and I had a special treat in that Jake was able to travel with us in the motorhome! He was impressed with the large windshield, but he really enjoyed sitting on the couch while we traveled along the interstate.
Having Jake with us was quite educational. We learned about the power of Raspberry Warheads. Jake sure enjoyed them!
We stopped in Edgewood, New Mexico and enjoyed a cool afternoon and evening sitting outside and watching the rain clouds move around us. The scenery was very nice and it was fun to drive along some of the original Route 66 highway.
I am happy to report that we headed out from Amarillo early this morning and we are planning to have a fun time in Northern Arizona. We drove for 433 miles today! We got an early start and made a couple of stops along the way to get a chance to move around. We are staying in Gallup, New Mexico and thoroughly enjoying the beautiful evening.
After getting the motorhome setup, we discovered they had a nice pool and it was the perfect temperature! It is so nice to go swimming after a long day on the road.
We stayed at this RV park many years ago with our first 5th wheel trailer. We lost a trailer tire thread and had people working on it when we stayed here. That was not the greatest memory. Today is much more fun!
We really had fun at the pep rally that was called the Battle of the Bands. After we found the location of the pep rally, we went to the side for the University of Arizona. It was fun to intermingle with the band members, twirlers, pomp-pomp girls, and cheerleaders. A master of ceremonies from the New Mexico Bowl set up a series of challenges for both schools. Mostly it was fun series of songs between both bands.
Charlene and I decided the tuba players had the most fun in the band, so we stood just behind the tuba players. I have never been so close to the Pride of Arizona. It is so much fun being in the midst of all the students on the band. Both groups of students were excited to celebrate their schools and have fun together.
Afterwards we ate dinner at an independent Mexican restaurant and then went back to the hotel and people watched to see all the fans, coaches, and players. It is a very fun evening!
We are excited to make it Albuquerque for the New Mexico Bowl! We just arrived at the hotel and we are staying at the same hotel as the football team. Bowl games are always fun and it is nice to get back to Albuquerque again. It is fun to see the University of Arizona banners and balloons celebrating the bowl game tomorrow throughout the hotel! We have seen a few of the players walking around the hotel.