Category: Places of Interest

Big Bend: The Desert Part Two

  Being on the road, and remaining flexible, means that plans can change, and change fast. We found ourselves with an opportunity to work in the Tetons this coming summer, so it meant that we needed to high-tail it back to Vermont earlier than… Continue Reading “Big Bend: The Desert Part Two”

Things that Go Beep in the Night

I told you I would be re-visiting the use of book titles for my blog post headings!  Albeit, a slightly modified version from the original “Things That Go Bump in the Night”.  And, no this is not a modern-day RV ghost story.  It is… Continue Reading “Things that Go Beep in the Night”

Tucson Rodeo Season

 I was enjoying a leisurely first cup of coffee this morning, and looking up the weather for Tucson, Arizona online.  An announcement on the weather site caught my eye.  The advertisement was warning folks to dress warm for the 92nd Annual Tucson Rodeo Parade… Continue Reading “Tucson Rodeo Season”

The Things They Carried….

I know.  Sooner or later, it was bound to happen.  At some point, I was destined to use a book title for a blog post.  I just can’t help myself – I’m a librarian.  It won’t be the last time, I’m sure! 🙂 I… Continue Reading “The Things They Carried….”

The Bohemian Town of Terlingua

Desert Scent After a light rain The creosote bush releases It’s earthy fragrance. I promised some poetry, didn’t I??  I have always been somewhat intimidated by poetry.  I’m not sure why.  But, I am confessing this unease here and now.  I think it all… Continue Reading “The Bohemian Town of Terlingua”

Power……

I am doing the ultimate *happy dance* right now!!!  My last three years at Dartmouth College, I participated in a lunchtime line-dancing class which I absolutely loved.  One of the songs we routinely danced to was Happy, by Pharrell Williams.  Now, in all honesty,… Continue Reading “Power……”

Ready to Roll once again…..

Our two months here in Texas  working for Amazon seem like a blur!  We spent most of the time working, with little spare time for sight-seeing.  In a previous post, I mentioned a trip to the LBJ National Grassland.  A couple of weeks ago, we… Continue Reading “Ready to Roll once again…..”

Eastern Sierras Revisited

We’ve been in Texas almost a month now, and I thought it was time to catch up on showcasing more of our summer adventures. If you’ve read my previous posts, you have no doubt discovered that the Eastern Sierra region is, at this point… Continue Reading “Eastern Sierras Revisited”

Walking among the Ancient Sentinels

While visiting the Bodie State Historic Park in early August, Jim and I struck up a conversation with an employee of the park who was doing restoration work on one of the outbuilding roofs.  We got to talking with him about hikes and places… Continue Reading “Walking among the Ancient Sentinels”

Mono Lake: A Sanctuary for the Soul

What is it that draws me to Mono Lake?  I’m not entirely sure why this hauntingly beautiful lake attracts me – perhaps it’s the fragility of the ecosystem combined with its unique geologic and cultural history.  Whatever the reason, I have developed a real love… Continue Reading “Mono Lake: A Sanctuary for the Soul”