Category Archives: Foods Drinks

CAULKIN’ AND COOKIN’

What could get me up and walking up to Margo’s back door at 9 a.m.?  BBQ.  Or more specifically, Margo’s talent for smoking and grilling meat.  I delivered to her a small ice chest of pork and chicken.  She grabbed … Continue reading

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CONCHAS LAKE, NM. MAY 17, 2017

Location: Conchas Lake, Bell Pointe Campground, New Mexico.  35.428573, -104.192930. Food.  We need food.  Thirty plus miles on NM104 to Tucumcari, NM which we had never been in before.  Found the Lowe’s Grocery.  One reviewer called the store limited.  Obviously, … Continue reading

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LA LUZ AND TULAROSA, NEW MEXICO

If you head north from El Paso on Highway 54 you will pass through the Tularosa Basin of southern New Mexico.  Mile after mile you will see some of the ugliest desert area anywhere.  Nothing but creosote bushes and red … Continue reading

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CLOUDCROFT, NM, NEW EATERY

Cloudcroft, New Mexico is a place that loves its travelers and travelers love it in return. Around mid April I wandered up to Cloudcroft for lunch.  Haven’t been going much after my favorite eating place, Front Porch Bistro, closed its … Continue reading

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OVERFLOW

Was at the sticks-n-bricks home this evening pining away for another slice of an excellent blueberry-cranberry pie I had the night before.   I know.  I’d make a blueberry cobbler from the can of blueberries I’d bought six months ago.  … Continue reading

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THIRD FULL DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 18, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). Today we would hike the Fox Run Trail next to the Eastside Campground. It skirts the water.  Lots of rocks, plants, and cottontail rabbits.  Hot … 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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