Category Archives: Safety

IT WAS MOSTLY CLEAR A COUPLE OF MINUTES AGO

Ya gotta be aware in the mountains.  I’ll give you an example.  At 4:30pm I decided to take HappyDog for a mile and a half hike on our almost private hiking path.  A bit away from the house I get … 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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MOTION LIGHT

Gotta keep the bogeyman away and illuminate all the little cubby holes which pass for storage on this travel trailer. This LED wall sconce is awesome.  We’ve had one for five years in a house bedroom where the light switch … 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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CAUGHT A NASTY, AWFUL, REVOLTING BUG

Glad I wasn’t traveling when I got the whatever-it-was bug.  It was one of those ‘should I face the toilet or face away’ types.  I didn’t want to have to clean up a mistake so put a bucket in the … Continue reading

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ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE STATE PARK, FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Location: Elephant Butte State Park, Elephant Butte, New Mexico Margo states, “It is 4 a.m.”  Now I’m fully awake too. I peek out at the distant travel trailer next to the water’s edge.  Nobody has been there since we arrived … Continue reading

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