Greetings from our home base in Deming, New Mexico! We arrived home on Wednesday, June 9, on the 40th day of our epic road trip to visit family and friends after receiving vaccinations for COVID-19. We were tired and a little road-weary, but we couldn't have asked for a better experience. It was well-worth all … Continue reading The Great “We-Beat-Covid” Roadtrip – Days 35-40 | Cost and Statistics
Greetings from the Stage Stop Campground near Neosha, Missouri! We pulled in here yesterday for a two-night stay, allowing us to take a break from driving, get a load of laundry done, and spend some time planning our final stops on our way home. But what's been going on for the past ten days? Glad … Continue reading Days 25-34 of the Great “We-Beat-Covid” Road Trip
Greetings, everyone, from the Cactus Rose RV Park on I-20 near Mingus, Texas! Today is Day 4 of our long-awaited road trip where we're celebrating the end of quarantine and looking forward to being with family again. We've been vaccinated, as have most of our family members, so we're anticipating some big ole Southern hugs … Continue reading The Great “We-Beat-Covid” Road Trip Begins!
Greetings from our home base in Deming, New Mexico! We just returned from a ten-day outing to a couple of nearby state parks, arriving back home yesterday just before noon. Although we didn't travel far, we accomplished our twin objectives of checking out all the systems on Lizzy 3 as well as enjoying being out … Continue reading Shakedown #2 | Rockhound | Pancho Villa
Greetings from our home base in Deming, New Mexico! It's been eleven days since we returned from our first shakedown cruise in Lizzy 3, and we've been busy implementing some of the modifications that we added to our wish list on that trip. First on the project list was the installation of tire valve extenders … Continue reading Latest Mods and Upgrades to Lizzy 3
Happy Holidays, everyone! We hope you are all doing well, staying healthy and happy, and enjoying this holiday season as best you can in this time of challenge and uncertainty. Fireside at home base in Deming, NM Year-end is always a good time to reflect on our lives--what is working, what needs to change, what … Continue reading We Are Finalizing our Exit Strategy
When New Mexico closed all their state parks to overnight camping back in mid-March 2020 due to Covid-19, a lot of questions were raised about the annual camping passes. For those of you who aren’t aware, New Mexico has a great deal on their camping passes for state parks. You can purchase an annual pass … Continue reading New Mexico State Park Passes Extended
Greetings, everyone, from our home on wheels! After seven months, we're finally back out on the road, even if it is just temporarily. It feels so good to be back in the RV, having a different view outside our windows, living a little closer to nature. Since our last update, we did become official residents … Continue reading Back on the Road – Finally!
Currently at our homebase in Deming, New Mexico: Yeah, I know it's been a long time since I've posted anything here, but honestly it's been a pretty boring time being cooped up at our homebase as we self-isolate from the pandemic. Even though some of the restrictions that were put in place back in March … Continue reading Homebase Life, Pandemic-Style
Currently located at Escapees Dreamcatcher RV Park in Deming, New Mexico: Just wanted to give everyone another quick update on where things stand on our purchase of our home base property here in Deming, New Mexico. Because the transaction is a relatively simple one (cash purchase, no lien on the seller's side), we've been able … Continue reading Home Base Update – Closing in a Pandemic