He's very discouraged about ever finding good help in the desert. Surely there is someone, but who?
Afterwards, we took off to pick up my hike pictures and D's meds, and reconvened at a good Mexican restaurant in town, had a good meal and better conversation. I think I enjoy Steve as much as I enjoy the motel, and would feel like I had not gotten the full experience if I did not get to spend time with him.
very windy last night, still fairly so today. I don't want to return just yet. I really would love to have one or two more days. Perhaps this mornign we'll get to the spa.