Category Archives: Roads

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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DRIVING THROUGH PUDDLES

This vlogger learned a valuable lesson about driving through puddles with a car, and so did I.  He begins the drive through the puddle at 7:28. In short, this is the puddle he was looking to go through.  Yeah, I … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 18, 2017

Location: City of Rocks State Park, NM.  Then home. Wow.  We are getting good at getting on the road.  Managed it quietly so others around us could sleep in.  Yesterday, mobile dwellers came in and filled all the slots.  Campsites … Continue reading

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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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