Category Archives: Driving

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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WHAT HAPPENED TO SPRING?

Spring sprung over five weeks ago.  So why am I running the heater and wondering if I need to turn on the heat lamp in the pump house? Last night a storm came in when I was on the east … Continue reading

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SECOND FULL DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 17, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). The day after Easter Sunday we start out with a long walk along the shore.  Picked up more trash than we would have liked to … Continue reading

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A TRIP TO LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 15, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Lake Sumner State Park, New Mexico. I left about two hours behind Margo who was pulling the trailer and carrying much of our stuff in the back of the truck.  I followed in the car at a … Continue reading

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