OK, yes, it's now early June and it's taken me this long (months) to get over the shock of camping at Lake Havasu during March Break. :-) Actually, the whole experience was so much fun. We rolled up in our 'big rig' (relatively speaking) to our reserved campsite at Lake Havasu State Park to see that the adjacent campsite was strewn with tents and other accoutrements obviously belonging to … [Read more...]
Find out where Rosalind has been lately and what trouble she's managed to get herself into!
I owe a huge debt of gratitude to a trucker who basically saved our lives on Highway 395 between Reno, Nevada and Hat Creek, California. We were on a long stretch of highway designated as "Daytime Headlights ON" when I pulled out to pass 2 big trucks pulling trailers based on seeing NO vehicles ahead of us for several kilometers. I passed the first truck no problem, but as I approached the … [Read more...]
Ed and I have been traveling together since I was 18 years old (for 36 years) and he is still my favorite travel companion. We actually get along better on the road than we do at home. Fortunately, we travel for at least 6 months a year, so our life together is pretty darned good. In the 36-year meantime, I've traveled with some folks who really should not travel. One was SO bad that I ended a … [Read more...]
Powerful thunderstorms intermittently pounded Tucson throughout the day yesterday and last night. At Catalina State Park, we had our satellite dish set up as usual - with the tripod legs pounded into the ground and weighted down with gallon jugs of water. The precautions were insufficient to withstand the gusty wind conditions and the satellite dish - which provides us with both TV and … [Read more...]
Supposedly sixty degrees fahrenheit at 4:15PM when I headed to the campground shower facility to take a shower. I was NOT looking forward to the experience. We head south for the winter to AVOID cold... and a cold shower is the antithesis of comfortable and happy. I get into the shower room, turn up the volume to what is supposed to be hot and let it run while I disrobe. Test the … [Read more...]