Road Trip Blogs

Winter Journey – Salton Sea – February 2017

Winter Journey – Salton Sea – February 2017

Friday February 10th – we are going on an outing to the Salton Sea for my birthday. It is the first birthday without my mom to share the experience with me, which is sad for me, but other than that, ...

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Winter Journey – Joshua Tree & Cottonwood Springs Again – February 2017

Winter Journey – Joshua Tree & Cottonwood Springs Again – February 2017

Monday February 6th is cloudy and windy, so it is an inside day and I get book work done, papers put away, bills paid, more postcards written, and cards written to donors to CI. In the afternoon I walk about ...

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Winter Journey – Cottonwood Springs & Cholla Garden – February 2017

Winter Journey – Cottonwood Springs & Cholla Garden – February 2017

Saturday February 4th is a beautiful blue sky day. We make a trip to the Bajada Nature Trail this morning to get cell coverage, as I need to download a document that I will be editing for a new author. ...

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Winter Journey – Joshua Tree National Park – February 2017

Winter Journey – Joshua Tree National Park – February 2017

Wednesday, February 1st, is moving day. We are leaving La Paz, the BLM camping area a little south of Quartzsite, Arizona, and heading to Joshua Tree National Park in southern California. It takes us 2½ hours from the time we ...

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Winter Journey – La Paz and Palm Canyon – January 2017

Winter Journey – La Paz and Palm Canyon – January 2017

  Sunday January 29th – Quartzfest is over, but some ham radio operators are staying on at La Paz. However, there is hardly anyone along our side of the wash now. It is not so windy this morning, so I ...

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Winter Journey – Quartzfest – January 2017

Winter Journey – Quartzfest – January 2017

  Quartzfest is the annual gathering of amateur radio operators and their spouses at the La Paz BLM dispersed camping area south of Quartzsite, Arizona. There were events and activities all day, every day.  Clifford attended classes on portable antennas, ...

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Winter Journey – On to Quartzsite, Arizona – January 2017

Winter Journey – On to Quartzsite, Arizona – January 2017

Friday January 20th – this Buckeye BLM place in the Sonoran desert of Arizona is very peaceful and would be an okay place to set up for awhile, except that we need to get to the Quartzsite area today. Clifford ...

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Winter Journey – Synder Hill to Buckeye – January 2017

Winter Journey – Synder Hill to Buckeye – January 2017

Monday January 16th is moving day again. I am up in time to catch the first light on the Dragoon Mountain slope on the west side of the little canyon, Cochise Stronghold, were we have been camped for a week. ...

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