It's been a trip so far full of adventures, and things that are new to me. After Mercey Hot Springs and seeing dear friends in Idyllwild, we drove on I-10 through Arizona and New Mexico, and stopped for a brief soak at El Dorado Hot Springs, in Tonopah, AZ. It was great – we had a private pool, and we spent a nice hour in the early evening before heading back on the road for a stint.
Well, there was a storm in Southern New Mexico. We woke up to a few inches of snow, and expected some slow driving, but we didn't quite expect them to close Interstate 10. So, we're stuck in Deming, New Mexico. It's not terrible, though. We're staying at a chain hotel, with really good WiFi, and it's amazing how easy it is to keep occupied when stuck in a hotel room with nowhere to go.
We expect to get back on the road tomorrow, heading to San Antonio, to visit a friend of Ruth's, then off from there to New Orleans.