Category Archives: Roads

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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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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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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SHORT DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 19, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). Went to bed with considerable winds and woke to even higher winds.  Today and tomorrow will be bad. Time for me to head home 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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TRAVEL TRAILER MIRROR EXTENSIONS

When you are hauling a trailer, even a small one like ours, you need wider mirrors.  Margo bought a set of CIPA 10900 Towing Mirrors that slides over the original mirrors.  The outside mirror can be physically moved left, right, … Continue reading

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DOWNLOADING OFFLINE GOOGLE MAPS AREAS TO NEXUS 7 FIRST GENERATION

I found an awesome tip that makes going into dead zones not so bad.  I download offline Google Maps onto my first generation Nexus 7 using my home wi-fi.  It saved my bacon last fall when I went to Lake … Continue reading

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