Saturday, August 7, 2010

Family, Friends and Best Friends in Kanab, UT

This is a special stop in our trip for Rosie.  Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is a place Rosie has visited several times.  It is a very large, no kill, animal rescue organization with extensive facilities located here in Kanab, UT.  Joining us here is our daughter, Michelle and her friend, Stefanie, from Salt Lake City.  We arrived Thursday afternoon and set up in the Kanab RV Corral RV Park.  Quite a different setting than the woods where we spent the last two nights.  Here we get full hookups and neighbors less than 8 feet away on both sides.  Friday morning I had some business to attend to in Colorado City, AZ; a small town about 40 miles away.  Friday evening, Michelle and Stefanie came over for dinner in the camper.  Saturday, Rosie, Michelle and Stefanie volunteered to take care of dogs at Best Friends.  They had a great day walking dogs and helping with grooming, pen cleaning, etc.  Saturday night Michelle treated us all to dinner at a local restaurant.  The food was fantastic; here are pictures of our dishes:

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Pasta with Prawns                         Baby Back Ribs                         Seafood cakes

We also walked the dogs on a local trail before dinner.  The puppies really enjoyed getting out and getting off leash for a little bit.  I got the truck washed; we got some groceries and I did some maintenance on the camper.  Tomorrow morning we hitch up and head towards Colorado, although we won’t get there until Monday afternoon.  Tomorrow night we will be at a remote site in Utah.  Monday night we will be in Ridgway State Park in Colorado.  It will be the big 66 birthday for me and Rosie has kindly offered to treat me to dinner in Ridgway.  Tuesday we will arrive in our old neighborhood in Shawnee, CO where we will be camped at our former neighbors home for 4 nights.  We were very sad to learn today that our longtime Colorado friend, Anita Williams, passed away a few days ago after a long battle with cancer.  Every day we are grateful we are both healthy and able to follow our travel dreams like we do.  You never know how long you have to pursue your dreams.

Here are some pictures from our time in Kanab:

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Great city sign                                           Pretty rocks

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More pretty rocks                                      Very happy pooches

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Mich and Stef                                             All of us.

1 comment:

Ann Cashen said...

Thank you for visiting Kane County, UT and Best Friends!

From all of us here at the Kane County Office of Tourism,

Happy Trails!