Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Grant’s Birthday | Big Bend National Park, Terlingua, TX

ODOMETER: 82,789 | MILES TRAVELED: 4,844

 

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It was my birthday, so Jana cooked me breakfast in bed and we enjoyed an easy start to the day. We took the puppies down to the dry gulch again and they loved it. We then came back into town and Jack and Ellie joined us while I opened some presents.

I got a pair of much needed Hokas, hiking pants and some very cool sculptures plus a “manly” coffee mug (this is an inside joke). The best part was the wrapping paper and the cards from my three favorite people in the world. I am very grateful!!

It was mid-morning by then and we needed to move Thelma to a different RV park, as we really need WiFi for Jack and Ellie to do school.

We moved to BJ’s RV Park, just a little further out of town. Beth, the proprietor could not have been more helpful and friendly. With Jack and Ellie connected, we set about some of the catch up we needed to do after being mostly disconnected from the internet for three days.

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That afternoon, we took the puppies out to the dry gulch again, this time with Jack and Ellie. It was a lot of fun seeing them run and frolic in the sand.

We then headed up to the Starlight Theater restaurant in Terlingua’s Ghost Town and picked up take out for everyone for dinner. While we were waiting, we chatted with some very cool locals and bumped into a couple of Aussies from Austin that were visiting Terlingua.

It was great to converse with some people while we waited for our order.

Dinner was a hit! Everyone loved it and Jana had baked an awesome birthday cake which we finished the meal with.

We climbed into bed and had an early night as we planned to hike the South Rim Loop up in Big Bend National Park and knew it would be a big day!

Dinner was a hit! Everyone loved it and Jana had baked an awesome birthday cake which we finished the meal with.

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