Category Archives: Weather

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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HOT SUMMER IS OVER, JULY 20, 2017

My body and my mind are having a hard time wrapping themselves around the fact that tonight I am writing in bed under the covers and shivering from a humid 61 degrees.  61.  Nice number.  Haven’t seen it since early … Continue reading

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PERCHA DAM STATE PARK, JULY 14, 2017

Location: Percha Dam State Park, Arrey, New Mexico. It rained last night.  Not enough to keep workers out of the field. Watched the workers harvest the rest of the onion field.  I must admit I got tired of hearing a … Continue reading

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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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BLUFF SPRINGS, MAY 31, 2017

Location: Bluff Springs, Lincoln National Forest, NM Even before late June’s intense heat I was going to the forest to chill out.  This is what I saw on one of those days.          

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GOSH IT IS HOT, JUNE 21-24, 2017

Whoo-wheee.  It is hot out there.  Frying eggs on the sidewalk kind of hot.  Newscasters are calling it extreme and brutal.  I do all my outside stuff early and hole up, but I still sweat like a piglet.  I feel … 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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