Author Archives: Amanda

Castle Dome Rock

Our Happy Little Desert Community

So we just finished up four weeks of boondocking in the Arizona desert near the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. A whole month! We almost never stay in one place that long, so you know it was good. Not only is this … Continued

Desert Botanical Garden

A Trip to The BIG City

Our main goal for this winter was to have no goals. No commitments, no reservations, and no plans other than enjoying some time in the desert with who ever we happened to bump into. Hanging out in southern CA & AZ where the boondocking … Continued


Winter Reading

We’re still enjoying a peaceful few weeks near the KOFA wildlife refuge south of Quartzsite. With not a lot going on (aside from one HUGE project that I hope to share with you soon), I seem to be lacking in blog … Continued


Slowing it Down in the Southwest

It seems that blogging is going to be a bit sparse over the next month or so as we enjoy a low key, slow-travel kind of winter here in the southwest. In fact, I almost didn’t post anything at all … Continued

New Year

Ringing in the New Year Desert Style

This was our third time ending and starting the year on a small patch of barren land in the southern California desert just outside the tiny town of Borrego Springs, CA. The first year we hung out with one other Airstreaming … Continued


Looking Back on 2015

It’s time for our yearly look back on where we’ve traveled over the past 12 months. In short, 2015 was dramatically different than 2014. We headed to the eastern side of the country where we spent more time than ever … Continued

Tucson Mountain Park

Christmas in Tucson

Unlike last year when we spent Christmas smack in the middle of Florida at my Grandmother’s house, this year we decided to enjoy a desert holiday in Tucson. Our very favorite place to stay in Tucson is at the Gilbert … Continued

East Texas

East Texas

East Texas is not what we expected. Last time we came though this gigantor state we entered from the west and drove across seemingly endless miles of flat farm land dotted with oil rigs. We then spent two weeks in Austin, … Continued

Natchez Trace Parkway

Traveling the Trace

Heading south and west from Nashville it only made sense to travel the Natchez Trace National Parkway. No trucks? Check! No obnoxious billboards or other signs screaming about fast food joints and gas stations? Check! No stop lights, stop signs, … Continued