Running from Winter

The plan is to spend a few relaxing days after our last volunteer work day on Labor Day weekend leisurely preparing to move on.  Mother Nature has other plans.  She rudely reminds us that summer in Laramie ends a day or two after Labor Day.  Snow predictions warn of an eagerly  approaching winter.  With snow […]

Moab Motivation

As many of you know by now, the “culprit” of my weird RV problems in Colorado was a chattering vacuum pump.  According to the very helpful young man at Country Coach, this miscreant controls the dash heat in the coach.  When he told me that I immediately thought “YES!”  I have heard that noise before […]

Nature’s Museum of Art

Some of the art is man-made. We pass this “Pioneer Billboard” on the Johnson Canyon Driving tour. Storm and I gingerly explore the scenic roads and easier trails around the Vermilion Cliffs and Grand Staircase-Escalade.  Until we install a lift kit on the Jeep, we are trying to be gentle with it.  Lucky for us, […]

Spring Break in Southern Utah

I probably should have done a little more research before I planned a 2 week stay along the Arizona/Utah border near Kanab in April.  Had I done a little investigating, I would not have been surprised that these two states are not in the same time zone in the summer.  Arizona does not do daylight […]