Category: RV Lifestyle

In search of Dripping Springs….

    I‘m back to sharing the adventures we launched from our dispersed camping site at La Posa South BLM in Quartzsite, AZ!  On February 12, we decided to go on a road trip to visit the Dripping Springs site located high up in… Continue Reading “In search of Dripping Springs….”

Cibola National Wildlife Refuge

On February 8th, my sister and brother-in-law suggested a field trip to the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and I enthusiastically accepted! There are nine different wildlife refuges in Arizona and we were close to several of those while in the Quartzsite area. Cibola NWR… Continue Reading “Cibola National Wildlife Refuge”

Somewhere in the Mojave…..

Sitting in the middle of the Mojave Desert, I realized I have been terribly remiss with my blog writing! The trouble is I find it hard to write at times while traveling with my husband.  I don’t have a  handle on exactly why that… Continue Reading “Somewhere in the Mojave…..”

2 Days, 2 Parks – Guadalupe NP

Part 2 of our travels through Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe area: We moved to the Pine Springs Campground in Guadalupe National Park after our long day in Carlsbad Caverns.  This was not by choice (that’s another story!) but it ended up being extremely convenient… Continue Reading “2 Days, 2 Parks – Guadalupe NP”

2 Days, 2 Parks

When Jim and I explored the southwest during the winter of 2017, we bypassed Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe National Parks twice!  On both occasions, the weather forecast called for cold temperatures (sub-freezing) and high winds.  As we headed west this winter, I kept tracking… Continue Reading “2 Days, 2 Parks”

What’s in a name and other musings….

From our travels  through Arkansas and Oklahoma several days ago ….. We passed an uneventful night at a nice rest area just east of Forrest City, Arkansas.  The truck parking area was full so we opted to park horizontally across several spaces near a… Continue Reading “What’s in a name and other musings….”

Spring Airstream Preparation

The tree sparrow’s song Pierce’s through the morning air Straight into my heart.   ~Lynn Thomas Amber   Spring has arrived and with that the time has come to get ready to depart for Maine and my summer job in Acadia National Park.  I’m never… Continue Reading “Spring Airstream Preparation”

Workamper Series – Part I: Arriving at a New Workamping Location – Survival Tips

The other day I was hiking alone up to the summit of Pemetic Mountain.  Pemetic was the name given to Mount Desert Island years ago by the Native Americans who inhabited this region.  It means “sloping land.”  I’ve always wondered why we feel the… Continue Reading “Workamper Series – Part I: Arriving at a New Workamping Location – Survival Tips”

Photograph Tales 5 – Amateur Photography Primer 3

It’s sugaring season in Vermont.  It represents, to me, the beginning of the end of winter!  I walked back to our sugarhouse a few days ago to shoot some pictures and reminisced about the days when we built the sugarhouse and started tapping our… Continue Reading “Photograph Tales 5 – Amateur Photography Primer 3”

Photography Tales 4 – Amateur Photography Primer 2

“Buying a Nikon does not make you a photographer. It makes you a Nikon owner.”  – Anonymous I love it!  I couldn’t resist this quote!  I’ve seen it written many times that it’s not the camera that makes a good photographer.   That seems like… Continue Reading “Photography Tales 4 – Amateur Photography Primer 2”