Petrified & Painted

I think I might have said this before... So at this point my original itinerary has long been since discarded. I more or less figure out my next destination a day or two in advance. After those cold and windy nights at the early part of my journey, I seem to let the forecast (and … Continue reading Petrified & Painted

Wall of Hoodoo

"I dial it in and tune the stationThey talk about the u.s. inflationI understand just a littleNo comprende--it's a riddle." - Wall of Voodoo Act One... maybe a bit philosophical Cruising down the I-10 from El Paso, through the Chihuahuan, I got the music cranking, and Subee and I feel like Easy Rider driving through … Continue reading Wall of Hoodoo

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, … Continue reading The Storm In The Mountain!

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 … Continue reading Of Wind And Cattle

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, … Continue reading Greetings From…

Getting Ready for the Road

Quick Update With just over twenty days to go until departure from Massachusetts it has become crunch time. I have been busy packing boxes and putting them into storage. My only complaint has been how much boxed up books weigh. I literally have been saving books from my high school days. So maybe I am … Continue reading Getting Ready for the Road