Author Archives: trekkingtess

WE TRADED IN THE TRAVEL TRAILER FOR A 5TH WHEEL

I’ve mentioned before that while our little 24′ hitch tip to bumper Koala travel trailer is a fine trailer, it is too small for two people and two dogs, especially when volunteering will keep us in it for months at … Continue reading

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WHAT DO I DO WITH ALL MY STUFF?

Going from one person in 1700 square feet to two people in less than 864.  I’ve already started to whittle down the stuff I no longer need when I move down to the Basin.  It’s going to be tight even … Continue reading

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BECAUSE SOMETIMES YOU NEED A POWER POLE

Found this ad   Three fer one price. If only they would do that for solar panels.

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FOR THOSE MOMENTS WHEN SOMETHING FINE IS NEEDED

Two women in spectacular voice for two minutes and 56 seconds.  The video drives me a bit crazy.  Singing in Italian with Spanish subtitles while I understand English.  So I close my eyes and listen… Bartoli and Fleming, duet in … Continue reading

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RECENT VISITS TO THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS

With the house finished and the move to the Basin stretched out I have gone to the mountain again and again.  Each time I turn onto Bailey Canyon Road and each time am awarded the prime hang out spot.  It … Continue reading

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WHAT I NEED IN MY ADVENTURE VAN

I am still hunting for an adventure van to go fishing, hanging out, and camping.  I thought it would be easy.  It’s not.  One popped up the other day.  The problems — 224,000 miles and no repair documentation.  No documentation … Continue reading

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I’M NOT SAYING I WENT OUT, BUT…

I came home with this… Harrumph.  Like I can pass by Sportsman’s Warehouse in Las Cruces without stopping. I’m going to Texas soon and will take my fly rod just in case water should appear before me.  It’s still feels … Continue reading

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