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Sleeping on a Cloud

One of the challenges of camping is a comfortable bed. Storage space is at a premium. We’ve got the back of our SUV, the luggage rack on top, and the space in the rack behind the car (thank you CeCe and Ryan) that’s it. Cots are out of the question. They’re too bulky and no Continue Reading

No Ice – No Dice?

One critical element of camping in a tent is keeping fresh food cold … and that means ice in an air tight cooler. Before we started this adventure we experimented with not using the refrigerator -just a cooler. We went a full week with only the cooler and then three days with no ice. That Continue Reading

Mosquito Mayhem in Flagstaff

I don’t know why God made mosquitoes. They aren’t part of the insect garbage crew like beetles and cockroaches. They don’t service plants and flowers with pollination such as bees and butterflies. Their only purpose, as far as I can tell, is to harass, torment and bite. And that they have. Bite. In spades. It’s Continue Reading