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Quartzsite RV show aerial with masks By Russ and Tiña De Maris
We reported last week how the “Big Tent” Quartzsite RV show is still “a go” for its mid-January blast. The real blast was in terms of feedback from readers. A groundswell of opinion read much like this comment from poster Kathryn Wallace. She wrote:

“I wouldn’t go anywhere near an event such as this during the covid pandemic! It would be irresponsible and reckless. This could well surpass what we know as a super-spreader event! My doctor feels I had covid in Jan before they were even testing for it. I thought I was dying!! I don’t feel like I would survive it a second time as I’m still having trouble with my lungs ten months later! I’m extremely disappointed in the shortsightedness of the event organizers.” Not interesting enough to risk your neck

Many other readers chimed in with similar sentiments. A few raised the “freedom and rights” argument, suggesting that they’ll personally attend, or would do so if they were in the neighborhood. We’ll be particularly interested to see just what the turnout is like, but we can assure you, we’ll be doing our checking from outside the venue. Both of us are in that group who fears COVID-19 for good reasons. The Quartzsite RV show is always interesting, but not interesting enough to risk our necks over.

Interestingly, we’ve been watching the town and surrounding desert areas to try and get a feel for what […]