Return to the Subtropics

We left the Lower Rio Grande Valley on Dec. 1 and headed for Florida, where we plan to wait a couple months for our new truck to be manufactured and for the worst of the COVID crisis in El Paso to pass. Camping in most of Florida in winter virtually requires reservations far in advance. […]

A Great Arc

After leaving Minnesota, we spent the month of October making a grand arc east and south, passing through the states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas. The basic plan was to catch up with our nephew in Madison, WI; to sample a few interesting botanical areas […]

Paddling in NE Minnesota

After leaving Wyoming, we drove about a thousand miles in three days, staying at a campground one night to do laundry, and stopping to do some badly-needed shopping. We arrived in Minnesota on September 1 and ended up leaving on the 30th, finally driven out by predictions of a full week of cold, rainy, windy […]