Dwellings Into The Past

Through Navajo Nation... As the journey continues, we leave Holbrook Arizona and head north through Navajo Nation, and into Cortez, Colorado to visit Mesa Verde National Park. Hubbell Trading Post First stop along the way was in Ganado, Navajo Nation, where the National Historic Site, the Hubbell Trading Post awaits. Originally purchased in 1878 by … Continue reading Dwellings Into The Past

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

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…

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 … Continue reading 24 Hours in Muleshoe

Cadillac Ranch

First Stop, 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, … Continue reading First Stop, Cadillac Ranch…

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

Ten Days in Ireland

… with the most important person in the world… ....My Daughter "Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age."  James Joyce Prologue Brazen Pub with Daughter    As a self proclaimed introvert, one can imagine there might be the challenge of making new … Continue reading Ten Days in Ireland