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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

How to Smoke a Turkey Leg for Thanksgiving

What’s your menu for Thanksgiving? We’re having smoked turkey leg with a chipotle citrus glaze, chorizo cornbread stuffing with cilantro butter, Waldorf salad – tart apples, crunchy walnuts, crispy celery and tangy cranberries in a mayonnaise dressing. Mashed potatoes and gravy and class sweet potato casserole with pineapple, marshmallows, and pecans. Oh, and a glass Continue Reading