Bryce Canyon National Park

Do You Hoodoo?

I can’t remember the first time I saw pictures of the massive canyon full of red rock hoodoos that is Bryce Canyon National Park, but I know that is has long been on my “must visit” list. We thought about coming … Continued

Boondocking Near Zion

Boondocking Near Zion

After our week of full hook-ups at Sand Hollow State Park we decided to go back out for some more boondocking. I mean, you can only take so many long hot showers before it gets old right? Actually, our original … Continued


Future Plans: Where Will 2016 Bring Us?

As much as we have enjoyed our winter of no plans, the time has come to think about what the rest of 2016 will bring. This year the big event dominating the direction of our travels is my brother’s wedding in Maine at the … Continued


10-inch Cast Iron Skillet

A versatile skillet that can go from stove top, to oven, to grill, to outdoor fire. This pre-seasoned skillet is a breeze to use, a snap to clean, and will last a lifetime.


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Stewart Point

Stewarts Point + Valley of Fire

Remember last week when I complained about the “lakeside” camping at Government Wash that is anything but lakeside these days? Well, I can now confirm that despite the record low water, it is possible to park your rig right on the … Continued

Airstream Update: Polished

Airstream Update: Polished!

When we decided to sell our house and live full time in an RV we thought one of the perks would be an end to the incessant amount of around-the-house projects and repairs. Ha! How wrong we were. Since we started … Continued

Lake Mead

Return to Lake Mead

With much reluctance we left our perfect spot in the Mojave National Preserve and headed northeast towards Lake Mead. Boondocking on the shores of Lake Mead is not a new thing for us. In fact, this is our third time … Continued

Mojave National Preserve

Mojave National Preserve

Despite its proximity to both Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the Mojave National Preserve is a seldom visited area. In fact, most people have either never heard of it, or get it confused with the more generalized area we call the Mojave … Continued

Joshua Tree Boondocking

Joshua Tree Boondocking

Three winters ago we went on a day trip through Joshua Tree National Park. An entire day of driving took us through the park from south to north where we saw Pinto Mountain, strolled around the dense and dangerous Cholla garden, picnicked among the jumbo … Continued

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