Monthly Archives: April 2017

WELL THAT CAMPER VAN PURCHASE WAS A BUST

I’ve been looking for a camper van for about two years.  Decent ones are expensive so I waited until an older one in fairly good shape sorta fell out of the sky. I met the owner at a restaurant and … Continue reading

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WINTERIZING THE CITY HOOKUP WATER LINES ON THE TRAVEL TRAILER

I wrote this not long after we got the travel trailer.  Not sure how I missed posting it… Do not think I am some sort of a plumbing expert.  The following is what I did to winterize the travel trailer.  … Continue reading

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WATER WYE VALVE, THE BEST MODIFICATION SO FAR

It may look like a mess but it works like a dream. A pressure regulator fitted to a 90 degree bend fitted to a two-way wye.  No it’s not aligned in the usual way.  The top of the wye is … Continue reading

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WE HADN’T PLANNED ON TAKING A BROOM

Well, that was silly. As soon as we got to the Caballo campsite, we needed a broom to sweep a big pile of leaves away from the corner where the rock walls met.  Just the place for a rattlesnake or … Continue reading

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SHORT DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 19, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). Went to bed with considerable winds and woke to even higher winds.  Today and tomorrow will be bad. Time for me to head home to … Continue reading

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THIRD FULL DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 18, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). Today we would hike the Fox Run Trail next to the Eastside Campground. It skirts the water.  Lots of rocks, plants, and cottontail rabbits.  Hot … Continue reading

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SECOND FULL DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 17, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). The day after Easter Sunday we start out with a long walk along the shore.  Picked up more trash than we would have liked to … Continue reading

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