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SOLAR POWERED USB AA AND AAA BATTERY CHARGER AND SOLAR LANTERN

Two years ago, I bought a 15 watt solar charger and a battery bank.  I use them to charge a phone, mp3 player, tiny speakers, kindle and tablet.  What I haven’t been able to do is solar recharge my AA … Continue reading

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TWO TRIPS TO BAILEY CANYON ROAD

Ah, Summer Solstice Day.  Because it threatened to be one of the hottest days of the year, I headed to the mountains to enjoy 25 degrees lower temperatures — the difference between torture and comfort.  I had intended to go … Continue reading

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DEATH OF THE NEXUS 7 FIRST GEN

Margo’s face told me she was going to tell me something unpleasant.  She pulled her hand from behind her back and handed me my Nexus.  Hours ago I had plugged it in and laid it on the travel trailer sofa … 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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WINTERIZING THE CITY HOOKUP WATER LINES ON THE TRAVEL TRAILER

I wrote this not long after we got the travel trailer.  Not sure how I missed posting it… Do not think I am some sort of a plumbing expert.  The following is what I did to winterize the travel trailer.  … Continue reading

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WE HADN’T PLANNED ON TAKING A BROOM

Well, that was silly. As soon as we got to the Caballo campsite, we needed a broom to sweep a big pile of leaves away from the corner where the rock walls met.  Just the place for a rattlesnake or … 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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