I had to level the trailer with the blocks. I tried three, but it wouldn't go up on them so I decided two would be enough, and it actually put it right on the money. Very pleasant check in, and a gentleman stopped by to see if I needed help. I was finished unhitching, but he told me that he and his wife are full-timers and have a huge 42 foot 5th wheeler. Very nice person.
I passed a caravan of people evidently moving the family. Three pickups were pulling two more (filled to the brim) behind them and a fourth was towing cars. Don't know if I'd have the nerve to wobble along as they were on a 70 mph highway.
It's a pleasant day, here. I am SO glad I bought the fan. I hate the roar of the A/C...the fan is big, but I pull the air from the shady side of the trailer and open the windows on the sunny side. Plus there's a little tree next to me.
I miss the mountains, but I can't wait for Susan to arrive on the 23rd and we head back up to Durango. There are a few things I wanted to do while here, anyway. Tonight, though, is laundry night unless I'm too tired.
Rich was one of six kids. His two eldest sisters were old enough to be his Mother. I think I'd be safe to say that he was a surprise! Three boys and three girls. His eldest brother, Louis, is the only one left--he's amazing--very good health and has a sense of humor very much like Rich's. This is Rich when he was in the Air Force. Handsome guy, huh?
Sorry, no scenery pictures, but my nephew, David, sent me some old pictures of some of the family. His Mom, Marilyn, (closest in age to Rich) passed away last year. I miss her.
This is his eldest sister, Dorothy. We lost her last year. She was beautiful--I used to tell her she looked like a movie star. My brother-in-law was a pilot during WWII--injured and rescued at sea--a true war hero. Louis and Robbie served in Korea.
This is Rich's eldest brother, Louis.
Left-Robbie, Middle-Marilyn, Right-Louis
Robbie and Wife, Gloria. He had the sense of humor that threads through all the Lassig boys. The Last time I saw Gloria, she was still a very pretty woman.
This picture was taken at Susan's house not too long ago. It was a "semi" reunion. Susan is planning a larger reunion to try to get all of the family, together, at last. We're hoping that this new generation will be able to keep in closer touch since society is so much more mobile nowadays. Left to right: Lou, me, Bill (Marilyn's eldest son), Debra (Lou's middle daughter), John, my eldest son, Linda (Lou's youngest daughter), and Susan my only daughter and youngest child.
Rich used to travel with his job. He always looked forward, when we lived in New York, to be in Atlanta to play basketball with Marilyn's sons, Bill and twins Leo and Michael. David was born later. He's about nine months older than Michael. Hard to believe they are 50. This is David and his wife, Chris's family. I know who Robert is, but I get the girls mixed up. I'll come back and add when I'm sure. For some reason, Blogger will not post the picture. I'll try again later.
I had started a project before breaking my wrist and arm of digitalizing all my old pictures. I intend to finish it when I return home, then share the pictures that I have. Hopefully, I have a picture of Rich's older sister, Eleanor. She was the second eldest (no picture, now) in the family, and hopefully, everyone can attend the reunion and we can get a long awaited picture. I'm sad to say that her son, Bob, is fighting illness. I wish there was something I could do to help, but he has a great support system that is fighting the fight with him (and a great, beautiful Lab named Blake always by his side).