Category Archives: Driving

WEATHER ON OUR EAST COAST TRIP

One thing about planning trips, our schedule was at the mercy of Mother Nature.  We left New Mexico ahead of an extreme wind event.  The 5er was new to us.  It’s awful big.  Would we have to find a safe … Continue reading

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TRAINING A DOG FOR HIKING AND TRAVEL

We love dogs and don’t ever see ourselves dogless.  HappyDog recently celebrated her 8th birthday.  DotDog follows at seven.  They are starting to get tired when we hike and get stiff after resting.  It works out well for us because … Continue reading

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SNOW IN CLOUDCROFT, NM JAN. 10, 2018

Cloudcroft, NM which advertises fun at 9000 feet had a fast moving storm drop about two inches of snow since early this morning.  I thought I’d get on the village cam page and check it out.  Got a choice between … 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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DRIVING THROUGH PUDDLES

This vlogger learned a valuable lesson about driving through puddles with a car, and so did I.  He begins the drive through the puddle at 7:28. In short, this is the puddle he was looking to go through.  Yeah, I … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 18, 2017

Location: City of Rocks State Park, NM.  Then home. Wow.  We are getting good at getting on the road.  Managed it quietly so others around us could sleep in.  Yesterday, mobile dwellers came in and filled all the slots.  Campsites … Continue reading

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CONCHAS LAKE, NM. MAY 20, 2017

Location: Conchas Lake, Bell Pointe Campground, New Mexico.  35.428573, -104.192930, then home. Yep, fishermen left early and we heard every one.  After being pummeled by winds for five days, it was calm.  Lucky tournament fishermen were cutting through glass calm … Continue reading

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