Category: Changing landscape

Driving New Mexico: Desert, Forests, and Mountains


On Saturday, January 20, our original plan to boondock at the Guadalupe Mountains, visit Carlsbad Caverns and take our time traveling from El Paso to Albuquerque changed. The impending Federal Government shut down, combined with wind advisories along our planned route, kept us in El Paso one more night. Instead of hitching up the fifth

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On the Road to El Paso

We left our home in Kansas City on Tuesday, October 17th at 10:30 am and arrived in El Paso Texas around 1:00 pm on Friday, October 20th. It had been a long 4 days. This was the longest trip we had ever taken in our RV. Our first overnight stop was Guthrie, Oklahoma. This was

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Concrete Blocks and Recycled Pavers: Our Patio is Done!


The patio project took months longer than we expected. It also took more concrete blocks and patio pavers than we estimated. However, it was worth the many trips to Habitat for Humanity ReStore searching for used and bargain pavers and concrete blocks. Multiple trips to the Big Box hardware stores to purchase more pavers and

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