Monthly Archives: April 2012

Rocky Mountain High

In August of 1978, my older sister and I loaded up her ’67 sky blue Mustang and headed for T-town. I was 17-years-old and leaving home for the first time ‘Bama bound. The Mustang was crammed full of our belongings, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Alma

On our way to the Rocky Mountain National Park and we’ve pulled over to have some breakfast in Alma, CO. Lovely morning at 10,000-plus feet and a brisk 37 degrees. Brrrrr….eautiful.

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Dan’s Land in Colorado

We’re in the Arkansas Watershed Recreation Area in Colorado where we, literally, just pulled off  Highway 285 and followed some camping signs down a dirt road. We pulled into a space called “Dan’s Land — Free Camping.” So, Dan, wherever … Continue reading

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Go West, Young Man…and be an Artist

When Horace Greeley encouraged young men to head west in the 19th century, it wasn’t to pursue an artistic life. Horace had a more agricultural lifestyle in mind. But after my visit to Taos and now Sante Fe, NM, I’m … Continue reading

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Tinkering Around Taos

Yesterday morning I detached from the mother ship and took the truck into Taos from the Orilla Verde Recreation Area where we are camped. It’s about 12 miles into town with amazing vistas along the way. John had already left … Continue reading

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Four Corners and Beyond

It’s not everyday that you can stand in one small spot and touch four different states simultaneously — but John and I did yesterday at the Four Corners. It’s a Navajo Nation tourist spot where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and … Continue reading

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RV Repair in Durango, CO

Getting to know RV parts and service spots across the USA. All minor repairs…the RV sub-culture lives!

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