The Cosmos & Cliff Dwellings

“Standing on the moonWith nothing else to doA lovely view of heavenBut I’d rather be with you” – The Grateful Dead On the Road Again Following my stay in the Coronado, I headed north to my next destination, the Gila National Forest where I would visit ancient cliff dwellings, and spend a few nights stargazing … More The Cosmos & Cliff Dwellings

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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, … More 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 … More 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, … More 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 … More Getting Ready for the Road

Cobscook Bay

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” Ansel Adams In an earlier blog, Puffin & Puffin, I had mentioned how Cobscook Bay deserved its own review. Well, here it is… It can be quite hard to find the right words at times to … More Cobscook Bay

Puffin & Puffin

A close friend of mine (who we shall code name Round Eye) fell into some good fortune last April when he was able to purchase two tickets with the Bold Coast Charter Company to take us to Seal Island to view Atlantic Puffins.  These tickets, for those who are interested, sell out very quickly. If I … More Puffin & Puffin