Blowout in the Nevada Desert!

Commercial truckers and RVers have mostly adversarial relationships, this we know from colorful comments we’ve heard on the CB and seen on social media. And just two miles after spouting some ourselves at a trucker who crossed the center line, another one saved us from an expensive insurance claim, or …

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 – Holbrook, Arizona

Route 66 Holbrook, Arizona, the Petrified Forest and Wigwam Motel Sun Valley RV Resort, formerly Root 66 RV Park, in Holbrook is where we parked the big rig for three days. Decent price with Passport America, level site; very easy in and out; plus, it was close to both the …

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, …

Texas Lake Trail

We discovered the Texas Lakes Trail when we changed our minds about returning to our Escapees domicile at Rainbow’s End due to a sold-out RVers Bootcamp. We didn’t travel the whole trail, rather we dived into two different lakes along it and hope to return for more another day! Use …