Spring Break – The End

Friday morning we didn a little more geocaching, then loaded up the car and headed out for ice cream before doing a couple more caches. We called it quits about 1:30, as the wind was really picking up and we felt like we were getting sandblasted every time we stepped out of the car. We…

Spring Break – Day 7

Today was another relaxing day, just about the same as yesterday….we did a little shopping in the morning, ate lunch out and then didd some geocaching before we came back to our rental villa to swim, eat a picnic supper and enjoy a movie. The boys spent quite a bit of time and energy perfecting…

Spring Break – Day 5 (Joshua Tree)

At breakfast time this morning, we took full advantage of the gift basket that awaited us in our rental villa, enjoying bagels, “egg mcmuffins” and fruit salad. We left Palm Springs about 9 o’clock, headed for the west gate of Joshua Tree National Park. We didn’t do any geocaching along the way and reached the…

Spring Vacation – Day 4 (Lego)

9:15 am – FINALLY – we have MAPS!! The file finished downloading in the middle of the night but we couldn’t get it unlocked and ended up on the phone¬†with the software support guys at Garmin for almost an hour. We tried a few different things with eventual success! We were on the road a…

Spring Vacation – Day 3 (Balboa Park)

We woke up this morning a few minutes past 7 o’clock. The first thing we discovered was that our maps stopped downloading shortly after we turned off our bedroom lamps last night. Fortunately, the download utility seems smart enough to remember where it was at when we lost internet service, so we re-started the download…