Today marks the 200th day on the road. Traveling in a 19'-5" van for 200 days has been an adventure. The time and miles are flying by quickly. We started the day today with one of my favorites - an open faced egg sandwich. People we meet along the way often ask what is our... Continue Reading →
Grilled cheese and tomato hominy soup. Replace the iconic grilled cheese with a grilled chicken and cheese quesadilla Spice up the can of tomato soup with sautéed onions, garlic and green peppers. Add a little red pepper flake. Add the hominy to the soup at the end.
Day 162: 277 North Campground, Amistad National Recreation Area, TX Sunny and mild. ChurchWe got up early enough and got nerve enough to walk into a Lutheran church with one car in the parking lot in Del Rio. All six of us worshipers went through the liturgy, complete with communion, and singing all the verses... Continue Reading →
Day 148: Elephant Butte Lake State Park, NM Sunny and cold. Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge was an hour’s drive up the road. We got there around 10 AM. We did a drive through the wetlands and saw thousands of sandhill cranes, ducks, geese, and a bald eagle. Perhaps if we had more time... Continue Reading →
Day 140: Gilbert Ray Campground, Tucson, AZ Partly cloudy and warm. This morning we were chatting with a fellow camper who has two little dogs. The little dogs hopped right into Arvi’s open door to check it out. Then, while we were chatting, a hummingbird flew around and flew briefly into Arvi to see what... Continue Reading →
Day 135: National Forest road off 89A south of Sedona Sunny and cool. Six hot air balloons float high behind our campsite this morning. I consider them my happy birthday balloons. What a wonderful day! Tom took me to Anthem, Arizona. Anthem has a veterans memorial which was dedicated on November 11, 2011, at 11:11... Continue Reading →
Day 122: Belle Campground, Joshua Tree National Park Sunny and cool. We walked through the Cholla Cactus Garden in the south part of Joshua Tree. These appear to be nasty cacti if you happen to lean into one. They have little barbs that hook into flesh. Interesting. So, we sat on a couple rocks, surrounded... Continue Reading →
This is a similar post to one of my my earlier “I Love Camp Food” posts. The star of this meal is the couscous and mushrooms sautéed in olive oil with onion and garlic. The fully cooked smoked pork chops heated in 3 minutes. However, they were not the Hormel brand that we’ve had previously... Continue Reading →