Free Room In Sedona
by Nick Coons
Nov 10, 2004
We've been to Sedona many times before, and gone through all of the standard
tourist activities, even drove around and looked at all the various rocks
and structures. But we have some good new friends in town and they invited
us for a weekend at their house -- Partly to work; partly for fun.
years of computer experience and circuitry running through my veins, I
was adequately equipped to offer any computer assistance they needed, and
boy did they ever. Over the past few months, I had been helping them on
and off with various computer tips and practices, and this weekend they
were armed with their list of questions.
We started off with
a quick lunch and quickly went back to their house to get situated. I
broke out with my laptop and began configuring it for their network while
they began firing questions at me. As always, I was happy to help, especially
with them providing room and board as well as all meals and entertainment
for the weekend. All I needed was the gas to get there and the technical
expertise to help make their business more efficient.
that evening, it was time for their standard Saturday night gig of Karaoke
at their house. We got to see some of the best Elvis impersonations ever
created and had loads of fun. We finished off the night with a relaxing
visit to the hot tub just outside our room.
The next morning
started out with breakfast right around the corner, continued on with another
lunch, followed by yet more dinner. In between all of this was some great
site-seeing known for the most part only to the locals. This included
views from newly constructed roads as well as multi-million dollar homes.
was a great weekend, and we'll likely head back often as we continue to
trade computer services for a free room with all sorts of great amenities.