Monthly Archives: June 2017

SLEEPING PAD FOR TENT CAMPING

Boy, oh boy, did I learn all about sleeping bag compression last fall.  I had gone to Lake Roberts in southwestern New Mexico within the lovely Gila National Forest.  Took an old tent Margo acquired at an auction.  With two … Continue reading

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NOISE. NOISE. NOISE.

About a quarter mile away someone is building a rammed earth home.  Don’t know what rammed earth is?  Here’s an article from Mother Earth News.  Here’s an article with lots of photos.  The tamper sounds like a jackhammer and this … Continue reading

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PASSED ON A 1995 GMC VANDURA

While in Tularosa, I pass by a house with a high top camper van in the back.  Been wondering if it runs.  Looks in good shape. So the Sunday before we left for Conchas Lake I was passing the house … Continue reading

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IT WAS MOSTLY CLEAR A COUPLE OF MINUTES AGO

Ya gotta be aware in the mountains.  I’ll give you an example.  At 4:30pm I decided to take HappyDog for a mile and a half hike on our almost private hiking path.  A bit away from the house I get … Continue reading

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