Currently at Escapees Dreamcatcher RV Park in Deming, NM: Wow, things can certainly change fast, even in the laid-back world of full-time RV living. This past Wednesday we walked across the southern border into Puerto Palomas, Mexico to have lunch at the Pink Store. We always enjoy the good food and the lively atmosphere at … Continue reading Dental Work in Mexico, We Get Kicked Out of Pancho Villa SP
Currently located at Pilot Knob BLM Long Term Visitor Area in Winterhaven, California, about 9 miles west of Yuma, Arizona: Life continues to move at a slow pace here in the desert as we wait out the winter. Last week we took a day trip across the border to Los Algodones, Mexico for lunch and … Continue reading Chilling in the Desert, Summer Plans
Currently at Pilot Knob BLM LTVA in Winterhaven, CA, just west of Yuma, AZ: Yes, we have finally arrived at our winter destination in the Pilot Knob Long Term Visitor Area, managed by the Bureau of Land Management. When we left Tupelo, Mississippi on December 1, we had no idea it would take us two … Continue reading One Week in New Mexico, Back Home in Yuma
Currently at Escapees Rainbow's End RV Park in Livingston, Texas: Wow, it's only been four days since my last blog post, but things have jumped ahead at light speed since Tuesday. Early on Wednesday morning, I got a text message from the person we purchased our new RV from. She was back in Virginia and … Continue reading Things Can Change Fast! Got the Title, Lizzy is Sold, One Week to Go!
Currently at Escapees Rainbow's End RV Park in Livingston, Texas: Just a real quick update to share some big news, everyone! We are now the excited owners of a 2017 Grand Design Reflection 303RLS 5th Wheel! Her name is Lizzy Too, and she's a beautiful travel trailer that just can't wait to move into. We … Continue reading Welcome, Lizzy Too!
From Rockhound State Park near Deming, New Mexico: Today marks one week that we've been camped here at Rockhound State Park, and we have loved it. The park and campground are located on a slope of the Little Florida Mountains, providing an expansive view of the valley below, all the way to Deming and beyond. … Continue reading Rockhound State Park, Rattlesnake Wrangling, Thanksgiving Trip Plan
From the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona: Well, we've had quite the eventful week, full of adventures, chores and unexpected challenges with Lizzy (our RV). Let's recap: On Tuesday we decided to explore one of the local geological features, the Lava River Cave in the Coconino National Forest just a few miles from where … Continue reading Lava River Cave Spelunking, Passport Renewal, Dodging Bullets on RV Maintenance
As I've mentioned before, I follow several accounts on Twitter that provide updates on wildfires in Arizona, so that we can stay informed in the event that a fire breaks out near us. Yesterday just before noon a tweet came across my feed regarding a 1-acre fire just north of Flagstaff. The tweet said that … Continue reading Quick Update on the Museum Fire
Happy Mothers Day to all you wonderful maternal people out there! Today is one of those days that I really miss being near my family, especially my own amazing Mom. I hope you all have a beautiful day with all the happiness you so richly deserve! Today is our last full day here at the … Continue reading Towing vs Driving, Plans Change Again, Scouting Near the Grand Canyon
It's hard to believe that we've been camped in the same spot for almost three months now. We arrived here at the Pilot Knob BLM LTVA (long term visitor area) on December 27 of last year. We have thoroughly enjoyed staying here in the Yuma area over the winter, and can now understand why so … Continue reading Finally Preparing to Move On