Monthly Archives: May 2021

Handy Randy – Volume 432

Those of you who have been following this blog for awhile know that Randy is able to fix most things in the trailer. In fact he thinks the ability to troubleshoot and fix things are mandatory qualifications for owning an … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Bad Boy

Our next stop was Lake Sumner State Park near Fort Sumner, New Mexico. As we turned off the highway we saw an interesting collection of memorials.  We found that Ramond Samora has been placing memorials here since 2011.  There are … Continue reading

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Something is Missing

Do you see this map?   Once we added Texas, it just looked like something was missing.   Yes, that Oklahoma shape just looks so white. Oh, the silly things that motivate! From previous trip planning I knew there was an … Continue reading

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Several Days in Guadalupe

When we went to Big Bend we made the decision that, since it was an hour away, we were going to spend one very long day and call that good.  Our stay “near” Guadalupe Mountains National Park was that same … Continue reading

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Below and Beyond

When we arrived in Carlsbad, New Mexico, we were fairly ambivalent about a return visit to Carlsbad Caverns.  We have been there at least twice, the last time just in 2017.  Eventually, we decided we had the parks pass, we … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Course in Texas

We spent close to a week in Lajitas, Texas –  Big Bend territory.   It was from here that we  journeyed to Big Bend National Park. The Maverick Ranch RV Resort is part of the larger Lajitas Golf Resort, built … Continue reading

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Big Day in Big Bend

The itinerary for this RV trip was made with two national parks in mind:  Big Bend and Guadalupe Mountains. Both are in west Texas and very much out of the way – places you have to purposely go to because … Continue reading

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Marfa Coming and Going

Marfa is a quirky place.   It is known for the Marfa lights – mysterious orbs that appear in the night sky. But there is more to Marfa’s quirkiness than the lights. That begins west of town and goes east … Continue reading

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We got Texas!

The last new sticker we put on our map was New Mexico in October 2017.  A lot has happened in our lives since then, different choices than we wanted. But here we are…  Big smile and a drum roll… We … Continue reading

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