Pictures: Here is a couple more wild flowers.
Exercise: A day off.
Pictures: Just some wild flowers around here.
Exercise: I walked a couple miles today.
Internet/Phone: I have changed my plan again. For a long time now I have had a deal with Verizon for 20 gigs of data a month, and I have been using Straight talk for my phone. Today I sign up for the new Unlimited Verizon plan, Unlimited has a few limits unfortunately 😦 LOL. I was very aware of all the details before signing up. The main reason I took this deal is that it is less than I was paying with both the phone and the data now. Paying less is better!
My worries and what it will be. Verizon says ……. That you get 22 gigs before they may de-prioritize your speed depending on tower congestion. Also if you use your phone as a hot spot or have a MiFi device added to your plan you get the first 10 gig at 4G speed and than slowed to 3G (which they call 600Kbps) for the rest of your use. Now …… 🙂 here is the deal, folks that signed up for this plan a month ago are saying that they are not being slow down in either case …… so we will see how things go! If they do slow me down I will see if I can live with it and if not I will be on the hunt for other deals which I know are out there!
If you want to read about the plan just google Verizon New Unlinited Plan and you’ll get all kinds of info on it.
Pictures: A couple shots of a Mocking bird that would not let me get too close but mocked every song it knew. The first shot is a White Crowned Sparrow.
White Crowned Sparrow.
Birding: I did not get many good shots with the camera but seen a few, Mocking Bird, White Crowned Sparrows, Saga Sparrows, Jays and Nat-catchers.
Exercise: I walk about two miles while out birding this morning.
Camera Gear: After last year’s investment I was not likely to invest in any new gear for a couple of years but I did do a little one 🙂
While in Parker, AZ I met up with Martshal (Great person) who use to have some SLR gear but no longer had it but did still have one piece that he offered to me at a great price! A Cotton Carrier 635RTL Camera Vest for 1 Camera and I did buy this! Thank you so much Martshal! Martshal has a blog or two John Q. McVanGuy and Clownsville . Go give him a look!
I have been trying the Vest out on short walks but today I took it for a two mile birding walk that was about two hours in time and it was very helpful indeed! I usually don’t carry the camera with a long lens that kind of time but the vest made for a ease go with the heavy gear. I am very happy with it, especially with the deal Martshal give me 🙂 As a mater of fact if I had to buy this new …. I just would not because it is costly as you can see from the link, but after using it for a while, I don’t see how I have done without it all these years! Again thank you Martshal!
Note; There are much cheaper version of this gear but I have no ideal how it compares to the real Cotton Carrier units, like the one I have.
Pictures: Here is a bush and a weed.
Bloom on a bush.
City: I took a ride into Cottonwood today. I did chores, laundry, shopping, got water for the RV and did a little shopping.
Exercise: I did no exercise today but yesterday I rode the bike for about 8 miles.
Weather : It is so nice and I don’t want to think about the cooler weather that is coming but hopefully it won’t be too bad.
Pictures: In the distance I can see the San Francisco Peaks by Flagstaff, AZ, they are snow cover. Flagstaff is about 50 miles north of me.
In the foreground you can see the Out Of Africa wildlife park and in the background the San Francisco Peaks. The towers you see are Zip lines in the wild life park that folks use to slide from one tower to the other.
Took this shot this morning as the Balloon flew over, I was hoping it would be lower.
Exercise: I walked for two miles today.