Volcanic Odyssey: First stop Lassen

A long-awaited visit to Alicia‚Äôs hometown in northeastern California quickly spurred us on a volcanic odyssey. The town, actually several small towns, are collectively known as Indian Valley, which sits nestled in a beautiful mountain meadow where the Sierra Nevadas meet the actively volcanic Cascades. Our sulfurous adventures began nearby …

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, …