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Winter Journey – New Year at City of Rocks – January 2017

Winter Journey – New Year at City of Rocks – January 2017

Sunday January 1st is Day 87 of our winter journey. For the first time at City of Rocks, I have a morning campfire, as it seems an appropriate way to start the new year. The location is not ideal, but ...

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Winter Journey – City of Rocks – December 2016

Winter Journey – City of Rocks – December 2016

Thursday December 29th is an errand/shopping day. We head to Silver City, a 20-mile drive to the north. This is a section of New Mexico that is not very appealing to me in terms of the landscape and the run-down ...

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Winter Journey – Arrival at City of Rocks – December 2016

Winter Journey – Arrival at City of Rocks – December 2016

Monday December 26th is moving day, but since I am up before Clifford, I have time for tea and journal writing on this frosty morning. Once he is up, we finish packing up and are on our way after saying ...

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Winter Journey – Christmas at Riverside – December 2016

Winter Journey – Christmas at Riverside – December 2016

Friday December 23rd – fog coming up off the river covers the campground this morning. For me, this is photo opportunity time, so I pull on sweats over my pj’s, grab a coat and a camera, and out the door ...

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Winter Journey – More Riverside – December 2016

Winter Journey – More Riverside – December 2016

 Monday December 19th- it was so windy in the night here at Riverside Campground in southern New Mexico that I didn’t sleep well and am awake by 6:00 a.m. I make tea and have quiet time while Clifford sleeps. Today ...

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Winter Journey – To Riverside – December 2016

Winter Journey – To Riverside – December 2016

Thursday December 15th is moving day. It is just a short distance from Percha Dam over to the Riverside portion of Caballo State Park on the other side of I-25, but even so, everything has to be packed properly for ...

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Winter Journey – More Percha Dam Days – December 2016

Winter Journey – More Percha Dam Days – December 2016

Sunday December 11th, 32 degrees this morning and calm – perfect for a campfire. By mid-day the temperature is in the low 70’s, a lovely day and very pleasant to be outside. Monday December 12th, about the same temps as ...

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Winter Journey – Percha Dam Days – December 2016

Winter Journey – Percha Dam Days – December 2016

Tuesday December 6th, I sit by a little campfire with hot yerba matte in a thermos and my journal after taking photos of the sunrise. Great way to start the day. Later, as the wind picks up, I do inside ...

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