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Sleeping in the Bush!

RV’s Galore! Tom and I spent our honeymoon in a tent on the shores of a lake somewhere in Wisconsin. We don’t remember the spot? (Maybe global warming swallowed it up!) I do remember that Tom woke me up at … Continue reading

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Mama, Please Pass the Mush!

The Romance of Dining on the Road. You can smell it, can’t you? When you camp grub is cooked over a blazing fire while someone plays the guitar! And every one sings Kumbaya and eats Smores? Right? Wrong! Only those … Continue reading

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Tom’s Dashboard. Reflections on “Stepping in the River Twice”

Tom’s Dashboard.  An RV with no Name! Thirty-five days on the road in an RV with no name. Marla, Twinks, Hillary and me, plus all the stuff we could squeeze into the 34 foot Canyon Star (2 guitars, 1 keyboard, … Continue reading

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Float with Your Dog down the Colorado River!

Discover the Cities and Towns of Our Country! We left Moab a few days ago taking U128 East to Interstate 70 heading home through Colorado and that pesky State of Kansas. This ancient road creeps along the Colorado River hugging … Continue reading

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From Tom’s Dashboard. Solar Energy and Milt’s Diner

Solar and the Energy Future. Texas and Oklahoma had the wind turbines. In New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, everywhere you look you find solar energy panels. We found them on houses, small company building, lights on signs along the highway, … Continue reading

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Through Rain and Wind and Weather ….

Be Thankful! Life in the high desert of Utah is harsh and demanding.  I woke up one night with the tune “Rawhide” bouncing in my head.   There is no phone service.  WIFI flickers like a candle.  Gas stations serve as … Continue reading

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There is Magic in “them there hills.”

A Quasi-Disney Experience at Zion National Park The minute we jumped on the required shuttle to visit this majestic park, I felt like I was having a virtual experience. Take off the glasses! Wait, isn’t this live? Aren’t I physically … Continue reading

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Folding Space in the Land of the Pueblos

Memories and the Worm Hole Back in Time. In the 1970’s I spent several weeks out West attempting to discover every Anasazi (The term is no longer used.) settlement I could find that was listed on a Native American map … Continue reading

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Daddy, where does Wind come from?

From Tom’s Dashboard: Heading West from Lake El Reno OK towards Santa Fe NM This stretch of the trip was just a necessary drive to get us to New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, but we always find interesting stuff along … Continue reading

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Throw away that Eraser Before its TOO Late!

The Cowboy Temple of Oklahoma City. For years I have mumbled that I wish that I could erase Kansas. It would make the journey to Colorado so much easier. (Tom likes the Flint Hills.) I am sure that the people … Continue reading

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