Gag gift for Dads?

What a hoot it was seeing Bob’s Butt Wipes when, just a few weeks before Fathers Day 2018, we bellied up to the parts bar at National Indoor RV Centers of Phoenix, Ariz. Parts Master Greg told us a vender provided them and a service customer graciously tested and approved …

Triple-Threat Mango Salsa

Usually, my mango salsa is made with apple cider vinegar and japonica peppers, but I found a selection of beautiful peppers and wanted to experiment. Just combine the following, stir it up and let it chill for a while before eating. And, if you really like HOT salsa, add another …

Route 66 – Albuquerque

Route 66 Albuquerque Petroglyph National Monument Petroglyph National Monument is a must if one is anywhere near Albuquerque, New Mexico. First, though, we stopped in the city at Cummins Rocky Mountain for engine and generator oil changes. Electrical hookups for overnight is available, and we had time for shopping during the service …

Roswell – Welcome to the Neighborhood

Although little green men occupy various storefronts in the town of Roswell, if one goes beyond those touristy spots, discoveries include a surprising welcome: a family friendly bicycle trail with several attractions and obvious community investment. Used to longer rides, we chose a park near the middle of the trail, …

Belton Lake Texas

Belton Lake near Temple, Texas, is a nice place to stop after escaping Dallas in a southbound direction on Highway 35. While there are several Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds to choose from, only two are open year round, Live Oak and Cedar Ridge. In the late fall and winter, some …

Veggie Sammie!

When one buys a fresh loaf of whole grain sourdough, one must then build a Dagwood-esque veggie sandwich, this one complete with homegrown sprouts and homemade hummus, pintos, and pickled veggie sticks. I finished it off with a tiny squirt of our favorite mustard, but the pickled veggies packed plenty …