Category Archives: Pets

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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LEATHER NEEDS EXTRA CARE IN LOW HUMIDITY

Living in the desert southwest I’m amazed at how low the humidity can go.  In the hot summer, in the single digits is not unusual. In addition to wildfires, the lack of humidity saps the life out of musical instruments … Continue reading

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MY DOG IS SHEDDING LIKE A REALLY, REALLY BIG BEAR

And how I hate it.  I’m vacuuming every day and brushing her several times a day.  I use a dog brush on the dark colored rug next to the bed where she sleeps.  I wash the truck seat protector once … Continue reading

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HAPPYDOG AIN’T, ON FOURTH OF JULY

One of the nice things about living next to a national forest is that fireworks are prohibited.  It doesn’t mean everyone is going to follow the law, but most do.  There will always be numb nuts who think the rules … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 14, 2017

Location: home to City of Rocks State Park, NM.  Park map. Off on another 2017 travel trailer adventure to add to where we’ve been: Bottomless, Elephant Butte, Caballo, Sumner Lake, and Conchas Lake.  Here is happy number six. An early … Continue reading

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CAMPING SUPPLIES FOR DOGS

Oh how I wish it were nothing more than dog bodies we have to make room for in our travel trailer.   In addition to dog food, water, bowls, leashes, and stake out cables there are some other things to include … Continue reading

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CONCHAS LAKE, NM. MAY 19, 2017

Location: Conchas Lake, Bell Pointe Campground, New Mexico.  35.428573, -104.192930. Friday, our last full day at the park.  Finally, the winds were dying down.  The drizzle woke me with a tap-tap-tapping sound on the membrane of the roof.  The sky … Continue reading

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