Month: February 2019

The Storm In The Mountain!

The Drive to Las Cruces After four days, off the grid, in the foothills of the Guadalupe Mountains, I headed west to the Organ Mountains. Leaving behind the high winds, and a run in with some cattle, it was time to see what challenge awaits me elsewhere. However, first things first, I needed a margarita,…

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Of Wind And Cattle

Cruising Through the Chihuahuan After Roswell, New Mexico, I headed just southwest of Carlsbad, to the Guadalupe Ranger District of Lincoln National Forest. Rising from the second largest desert in the United States, the Chihuahuan Desert, the Guadalupe Mountains span from west Texas to southeastern New Mexico with Guadalupe Peak being the tallest at 8,751…

Greetings From…

Aguirre Springs Campground! This is just a quick update. I arrived at Aguirre Springs Campground around noon. Good thing I did because I have a beautiful site and it’s beginning to fill up with campers (mostly RVs). So this place is really not off the grid. The main reason I came here was to, ummmmm,…

The Roswell Incident…

… and the Voyage of the Kon-Tiki I am five days removed from Roswell, New Mexico, and just getting time to sit down and catch up on my writing. However it might be more than five days before you see this post because there is sporadic cell phone signal here. I am currently southwest of…

24 Hours in Muleshoe

Where? 120 miles southwest of Amarillo, by car, is the Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. It is located in the central flyway for migratory birds. For approximately six months out of the year the refuge is the wintering home of sandhill cranes. Muleshoe NWR, founded in 1935, happens to be the oldest national wildlife refuge in…

First Stop, Cadillac Ranch…

Cadillac Ranch

“You’re my last love you’re my last chanceDon’t let ’em take me to the Cadillac ranch” – Bruce Springsteen The grueling 1,953 mile drive form Boston is now over. The next month or so I will be traveling New Mexico, and Arizona. I will be heading to the Gila National Forest, White Sands National Monument,…

400 Miles To Amarillo

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers The Roadkill Game 6 raccoons, 4 white tail deer, and 2 Skunks. For 621 miles, I think that is a pretty low score. However there was no competition, so I win! Yup, I drove 621…

The Show Is On The Road

…and we are off! It kicked in when I looked in my rear view mirror and I saw the Boston skyline, for what I know, will be the last time for quite a while. It was what I would call the mental equivalent of heartburn. My eyes swelled as a wave of sorrow rolled through…

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