Little Red School House

Anybody else attend a one-room school house? Okay this blog doesn’t have anything to do with camping, cooking or the other usual topics. My grandparents (my grandfather immigrated from the Ukraine in 1893 and my grandmother was born here in the US, just after my great grandparents came from the Ukraine as well. So what Continue Reading

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Well it is for Arizona. In Phoenix, as well as Roosevelt Lake where we are, the low temps are supposed to be in the high 30’s. Keyword there is supposed to. Our thermometer registered 32 degrees and there was ice in the dog water bowl. How do we survive? His name is Little Buddy, a Continue Reading


So it seems Roosevelt Lake now has a resident skunk population. We’ve seen Mr. or Ms. Skunk four or five times now. He comes up to the path from the lake—which is too steep for us to walk – right into camp, not the least bit concerned with us. However, he doesn’t like Kate, our Continue Reading