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2013 in review

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Christmas in Vail AZ

Here are some photos of our christmas in Vail AZ. The fur kids weren’t to happy with having their photo taken lucky them we nixed the idea of costumes 😀

Our tree

Our tree

The fur kids Spencer on the left and Rosie on the right.

The fur kids Spencer on the left and Rosie on the right.

Our fireplace all decorated

Our fireplace all decorated

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Holiday Greetings

The Miracle of Egg Nog and Baileys

The Miracle of Egg Nog and Baileys (Photo credit: matthewhooper)

Winter Solstice Fire Festival

Winter Solstice Fire Festival (Photo credit: lucasw)

Festivus

Festivus (Photo credit: tom16602)

English: Hanukkah menorah, known also as Hanuk...

English: Hanukkah menorah, known also as Hanukiah. Česky: Chanukový svícen chanukija (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Greetings to all. May your holiday be merry and bright! May you sit by the fire (tv) comfy with your egg nog or favorite beverage surrounded by that which makes you happy. Christmas, Hanukah, Solstice, Kwanza, Festavus or what ever you celebrate may it be a good one.

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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Lovely Evening

Had a lovely evening with friends went to dinner at the local Chinese restaurant and got more food than I know what to do with I’ll be eating Chinese for a couple of days or until I tire of it.
Almost a full moon tonight looks very nice with the moon shining bright and the holiday lights on some of the houses. The weather is perfect I hardly need a jacket.

One of our neighbors drove into the trench by their house that the water pipes are being laid in. They aren’t to happy about that and they were some of the folks who didn’t vote for the water project so it made for interesting comments.

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A little chill in the air

Today was sunny but chilly. Very nice in sun and a little chilly in the shade so a light jacket was in order. I went to the swap meet early this morning then went to town and had breakfast with the “Breakfast Club” some nice conversation was enjoyed then I went to the new bakery in town to buy some raisin bread. I got to use some of my Spanish when a gentleman came into the bakery and didn’t have any english. I felt that I communicated fairly well for the limited time and subject matter.

When I got home I visited with my neighbor for a while and got my puppy fix with their two cocker spaniels. Their dogs have taken to me and love to be cuddled and be petted while in my lap. Later I went with my neighbors John and Diana to our Cantina here at Pete’s Camp for dinner I had a taco salad that was delicious. I took a couple of photos of the Cantina as it was decorated for the holidays and looked quite cheery. We are very lucky to have our own restaurant and bar here at Pete’s Camp it makes it very convenient for going to dinner and drinks without going to town and driving in the dark to get home. Driving in the dark in Mexico, even here in San Felipe, is not recommended.

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Water Project

The Pete’s Camp Water Project has begun. The construction crews have begun ditching the roads for the pipes to carry water to our homes. This is a big project covering over two hundred homes. This will modernize the community with city water to every lot. I don’t know when this project will be completed, there is a lot of work to be done pipes connected and pressure tested, meters installed and so forth. When done this will lower the cost of water considerably and the need for home owner pumps and tanks will be history. Here are some photos of the ditching at my house.

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Long ditch on my street

Long ditch on my street

lots of important stuff the workers had to be careful of

lots of important stuff the workers had to be careful of

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Front of my house

Front of my house

Temporary bridge to cross the ditch

Temporary bridge to cross the ditch

Some conduit got bent by the ditching machinery. The good news nothing got damaged.

Some conduit got bent by the ditching machinery. The good news nothing got damaged.

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