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Lynx Lake is Lovely

Finally it looks like our camping adventure is coming together. We chose Lynx Lake outside of Prescott AZ. The weather is mild during the day, clear and sunny with light breezes. It is chilly at night. Our first trip, we lost the roof of the tent to a wind storm. Finally found it and reattached. Continue Reading

Cool breezes scented with pine.

So we’re off to Lynx Lake near Prescott, AZ. The cool scent of pine, breezes whispering through the trees, and cozy campfires, oh did I mention the possibility of skunks? LOL We had a bit of delay with this project — our tent camping — due to a very close family member being ill. So Continue Reading

Weird Words

Sometimes I wonder about what words or sayings really mean. Like where did “monkey in a barrel come from” or “let the cat out of the bag”? In the first place nobody should be putting a cat in a bag in the first place. And then there’s odd names for items such a prairie strawberries Continue Reading

Keeping Cool

One of the challenges of camping is keeping the food cold. For example, chicken that has gone bad can ruin the entire trip, even if you don’t use it. The smell invades the other food and the cooler. So what cooler to choose? Yeti gets good reviews, theoretically keeping ice frozen for 7 days or Continue Reading

A Week of Wild Tent Camping Weather

Our Destination: Beautiful Oak Creek Canyon for three days then up to Lake Powell on the Arizona/Utah border for three more days of fun camping. Or so we thought… Five minutes after leaving the house, we were re-routed due to an accident that closed the main road–delayed us 45 minutes. Then a long delay on Continue Reading