To say that it was an exciting night isn’t exactly accurate; it was many things . . . relaxing (for a while), cool temps, and very, very scary!
We arrived in Amarillo for the night and quickly set up camp. Just before going to bed, the RV began to shake and sway from side-to-side. Gary quickly brought in all the stuff from outside, and we started checking our phones. Now, I’m sure this doesn’t sound that unusual, because most of the times when this happens, we are sitting or sleeping soundly and safely in our homes; however, being in an RV, in Amarillo, Texas, with the wind blowing like a banchee, and feeling like you’re going to tip over is an entirely different experience. I was reminded of the movie, Cars, that we’ve watched about a billion times with our 5 grandsons. Remember when they “tipped over” the tractors??? That’s what it felt like . . . just trying to give you a visual. 🙂
It’s always interesting, I think, to recognize the difference in people when something like this happens. Gary’s response was to check his phone (constantly) and give me a minute-by-minute update. (Knowing Gary, you know that his protector gene reeeeally kicked in!) My reaction was to go to sleep.
I’m awake, feeling rested, this morning, and Gary is still snoozing; I’m sure he stayed awake ALL night. Can I just say that it’s easy to sleep when you have someone like Gary making sure you’re okay (in my defense)?
Today is sunny and a cool 62 degrees. We leave for Red River in a couple of hours; thankful for another day on the road.
P.S. My blog today was going to be about an awesome stop-off before we got to Amarillo, but that can wait. And, Casey, stop worrying; we got this! 🙂
Until then . . . carry on!