Category Archives: Driving

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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CONCHAS LAKE, NM. MAY 15, 2017

Location: Home, then Conchas Lake, Bell Pointe Campground, New Mexico.  35.428573, -104.192930. I’m guessing a five hour drive, on the edge of our maximum one day travel.  I always promise I’ll remember what time we leave, but always forget before … Continue reading

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TRAVELING WEB SITES, MAY 13, 2017

Margo recently passed these on to me.  I haven’t looked at the sites very carefully.  Maybe they will help you.  Maybe they won’t. Big Truck Stops.  An android app.  Shows only the top 5 truck stops, Flying J, Pilot, Loves, … Continue reading

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A NONEXISTENT SHORTCUT CHAPARRAL, NM TO HIGHWAY 70

Last week we took a trip to Las Cruces, NM to look at a camper van.  Still had some time left over so we went to Anthony, Texas to the big Camping World.  Man, there’s some pretty merchandise on the … Continue reading

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