Anza-Borrego Desert State Park was calling from the other side of the Imperial Valley. “Psst, Al. Al. Come on over. Take a hike to Maidenhair Falls. Visit the Slot. See the Galleta Meadows sculptures again. Free camping, friend.”
Yeah. Good idea.
But first I’d need to get my knives back from AZ Sharpening. They’d be done Friday afternoon.
Oh. Friday. The beginning of the weekend. Weekends aren’t the best time to go to Anza-Borrego. All those folks from the San Diego area coming to the desert for R&R. All those ATV people. I’ll wait until Monday.
A typical off-roader invasion
Then, sometime during my pre-relocation errand running I realized it was Presidents Day weekend. Long weekend. Monday would not be good either.
So I wait. And adjust plans. A luxury of retirement.
We discuss the state of the world