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Published: June 26th 2011
We weren't too sure if this little guy was coming or going!
Hobo: a tramp or vagrant.
Vagabond: wandering from place to place without any settled home; nomadic: a vagabond tribe.
By these definitions, we’re definitely vagabonds. We turned in the keys to our house to our property manager and we officially became vagabonds at 8 AM when we left Rohnert Park in the rear-view mirror. What a totally bizarre life!
While driving down I5, there were construction signs about one hundred miles out. We decided to drive through Wasco instead of getting stuck in the one-lane traffic. David’s family is from Wasco, so we went to the farm and took a couple of pictures. There were also three brand new “model homes” in the middle of nowhere which were apparently abandoned. So sad.
Right now I’m sitting in a Palm Springs hotel at 10 PM. Palm Springs is a city of about 45,000 people. Its most famous residents are Suzanne Somers and Barry Manilow, and Sonny Bono used to be mayor. Palm Springs is also home to a relatively large gay community. In the city, 7.2% of households belong to a same-sex couple compared to the national average of 1%.
Tomorrow we’re heading to Tucson and then
Dave and Araval
We almost visited Araval State Prison. Almost...
Monday – Mexico! I’ll keep you posted!
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