Our Journey Helping Those In Need Throughout North America
When we hit the road at Pierre, S.D., we found that although it was not snowing, the wind was still blowing. We fought that wind all the way to Liberal, Kansas, where we decided to stop at our independent motel where we are usually able to get a cheap but adequate room. It was bitterly cold when we arrived there. We had a big late lunch so were not hungry for supper. Later in the evening after dark, we were looking for a drink, but the vending machine was not working. I decided to walk across the lot to see if they had anything to drink in the office, and did not see the skiff of black ice (I had just changed from my winter boots to my running shoes). Wham, before I knew it, I was down on the ground landing on my left shoulder and hip. I lay there a couple of seconds trying to take stock of any injuries, and was astounded to be able to get up and not have re-injured my arm, nor my hip. My angels were working overtime that evening!! I did go over to the office and strongly suggest to the young man at the desk that they needed to get some salt or sand onto that patch of ice so nobody else would have a more serious fall!!
Christmas and New Years over and done with for another year - we are now headed back to warmer climates… First stop was to see my sister’s new lodgings in Churchbridge, Sk. She has sold her house in Yorkton and moved into an affordable low rental unit. Although she is not quite settled in, it has the makings of a very nice comfortable home for as long as she needs it. It is half a duplex with one bedroom, a kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and decent size living room. I was surprised to see it did not come with any curtains or even curtain rods…
Yahoo – just got clearance from doctor that I should be good to go back to Texas! I did not even want to THINK of the possibility that we could not return for the first three months of 2015. We realize that when John turns 75 in two years, the insurance cost will be prohibitive and we were shooting for that time frame, barring unforeseen circumstances. So we will just proceed with our plans to return to Camp of the Hills and trust we will not encounter any further insurmountable difficulties in the near future.