Paicines To Sonora, California

Mary is no longer available for RV traveling, but we remain good friends.
Because we have 4,000+ postings, I’ve invited her to continue posting entries on this blog.
I’m currently in my 22nd year of full-time RVing and my lifestyle is changing, For more info click Here

Yesterday I drove the motorhome 160 miles from Paicines to Sonora, California.


Three years ago I had the Bronco transmission rebuilt here in Sonora. During my recent stay in Paicines, I noticed the transmission was leaking fluid. As my next planned stop was here in Sonora, I elected to bring the Bronco back to the shop that did the rebuild. They told me that the problem was inside the transmission. So, I left the Bronco there and expect to pick it up after repairs are made by early next week.


I then went on to Wal-Mart and did some shopping, stocking up on a number of items as it will likely be about a month before I hit my next Wal-Mart.


It’s been many years since I’ve spent a night in a Wal-Mart parking lot. I did so strictly because of convenience. The VA Clinic is only about a mile from Wal-Mart.





As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…





Here’s the view through the windshield…





And the usual dinette window photo…


My annual physical is scheduled April 29th at the VA Clinic here in Sonora. They wanted me to stop in early to provide blood and urine samples which I’ll do later this morning.


Once I complete my business at the VA Clinic, I’ll proceed to Mary’s home about 25 miles distant.





 Yesterday was mostly sunny and 68 degrees. Forecast for today is mostly sunny and 68 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of California. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein


My current travel rig is a 2006 Fleetwood 26′ Class A Motorhome and a towed 1986 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer Model. This photo was taken in the desert at Slab City near Niland, California…


On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link…

There are more than 700 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link…

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…

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All original works copyrighted – Jim Jaillet -2017

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2 thoughts on “Paicines To Sonora, California

  1. Matt

    You had the Bronco transmission rebuilt in New Mexico in 2012 and again in California in 2014? Is it that bad of a tranny?

    • ramblinmanjimj

      Yeah, Bronco’s have a history of transmission problems.

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