Home » Month: February 2017

Winter Camping Part II — More Cold Weather and More Interesting Characters

In early January we had our first winter camping adventure, and went on another one in early February, this time to one of our favorite spots, lovely and grand Roosevelt Lake north and east of Scottsdale, Arizona. The ride up was memorable because of the transformation of the desert, due to winter rains, since the Continue Reading

Sleeping On a Cloud

When you’re camping it’s not any fun to sleep on the ground even if you have a snuggy warm sleeping bag. But that’s what happened on our last trip. We inflated the new air mattress and looked forward to a comfortable night’s sleep, which was not to be. Around 1:00 AM we woke up on Continue Reading

Can You Hear the Quiet?

When you’re in the city or even just a suburban neighborhood you’re surrounded by noise that you don’t even notice. The refrigerator hums on, the washing machine swishes, the air conditioning buzzes, cars rattle down the street, the next door neighbors chat. It’s different out in the forest, woods, or lake when you’re camping. Unless Continue Reading