Category Archives: Campgrounds

GONNA SPEND THE NIGHT

I wanted to spend the night in the van in the mountains to work on my courage without being too far from home.  It will also give me the chance to work out issues so the first adventure trip won’t … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL SHAKEDOWN TRIP, NOV. 9, 2017

Location: Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map of park. Another fabulous night’s sleep on the foam mattress.  We woke to white.  Living in the desert, we see fog so seldom that it’s captivating.  We watched it burn off. I … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL SHAKEDOWN TRIP, NOV. 8, 2017

Location: Last night was — let’s say — interesting.  About 10pm an important device in the bedroom gave a loud squawk and stopped working.  We immediately thought the device had died.  By the light of the radio, Margo tried different … Continue reading

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SANTA ROSA LAKE STATE PARK, NM. SEPT. 23, 2017.

Location: Rocky Point Campground, Santa Rosa Lake State Park, New Mexico and then home. Woke up to a cold rain falling. So much for putting our stuff on the table to keep it dry.  I threw on a thick flannel … Continue reading

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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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