Monthly Archives: September 2017

SANTA ROSA LAKE STATE PARK, NM. SEPT. 22, 2017.

Location: Rocky Point Campground, Santa Rosa Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map. A good night’s sleep. Nothing rattling dog bowls. The nice teacher/game warden couple were gone when we woke up. A family with four kids under 11 arrived yesterday … Continue reading

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SANTA ROSA LAKE STATE PARK, NM. SEPT. 21, 2017.

Location: Rocky Point Campground, Santa Rosa Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map. Awful, awful night’s sleep. Could not turn off my brain. At 4:10am I wondered if I should just get up. It’s really irritating to hear Margo softly snoring. … Continue reading

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SANTA ROSA LAKE STATE PARK, NM. SEPT. 20, 2017.

Location: Rocky Point Campground, Santa Rosa Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map. After a rousing breakfast of oatmeal hidden under chopped cranberries, apples, and almonds and a hill of butter, we walked the dogs down to the water. They did … Continue reading

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SANTA ROSA LAKE STATE PARK, NM. SEPT. 19, 2017.

Location: Rocky Point Campground, Santa Rosa Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map. A broken night’s sleep. It’s not that unusual for me to sleep poorly the first night in a new location. However, this was caused by extraneous things. About … Continue reading

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SANTA ROSA LAKE STATE PARK, NM. SEPT. 18, 2017

Location: Home to Santa Rosa Lake State Park, New Mexico Didn’t I just get back from a trip? Yep. I had two full days home before we pulled out on the next travel trailer trip. We pulled out in our … Continue reading

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A NEW TOW VEHICLE AND WHY

The return trip from Red River was uneventful.  That ended when I got home.  Margo presented me with our new used tow vehicle, a Ford F250 Super Duty, with a 6.2 engine.  It looks big.  It IS big.  Running boards … Continue reading

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THE WILDERNESS ROUTE FINDER BOOK

I picked up a tiny hardback at the library.  Cover is scuffed; Pages are yellow.  The book is one step from falling apart.  “The Wilderness Route Finder” by Calvin Rutstrum.  1967.  Macmillan Publishing.  Unfortunately, Calvin is dead and his original … Continue reading

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