Checking out Facebook the other day, I saw that our fulltime RV friends, Sal and Bobbie Tumolo, were in Albuquerque, NM. That’s only a four hour drive from us. So I commented on fb that they were close and to “come on over”. Which they did.
Pretty soon they pulled in. They have a Carriage RV pulled with a Freightliner medium duty truck. Bobbie and Sal take daily turns driving.
Sal is an electrician by trade and Bobbie was a park ranger before they went fulltiming in 2007. We met them at our Escapees Class meeting in Quartzsite in January 2008. Sal is a total “nut” and we have fond memories of him singing a raunchy “Bad to the Bone” on Karaoke night at Silly Al’s in Quartzsite.
Both Bobbie and Sal are big outdoor people enjoying hiking and skiing. Retiring early in life, they continue to work most of the year as fulltimers, BUT now they can choose where and when they work. During our visit they were between assignments leaving Utah and on their way to Moran, WY (about 45 miles from Jackson), by way of Texas because Sal lost his wallet skiing and had to replace his Class A driving license.
We’ve been blessed by being in the right place to visit with Sal and Bobbie several times since 2008. We always laugh a lot when we are around them. Bobbie is a real nature-nut and has so much information to share. It’s fun to watch her enthusiasm when she talks about animals and nature!
When I mentioned on this blog that I was knitting covers for Swiffers, Bobbie was one of the folks to expressed an interest in one. So I knitted her one.
Jim had talked about his El Camino restoration in previous visits with Sal, so now was the time to bring Sal over to see the finished product. It was dusty so I put in a better photo for you to see.
After catching up on our lives since we saw them last year, we made plans to drive up to South Fork to show them our campgrounds and surrounding scenery.
At one of our campgrounds we found they had restored one of last remaining log cabin style toilet in the national forests. It will be welcomed to the campers that stay in that area, since it’s been closed for four years.
As we drove home we had to stop and take a photo of this small Catholic Mission church outside of South Fork.
Thanks, Sal and Bobbie, for your visit. We enjoy you both so much!
Remember, you are loved!