New Mexico – Land of Enchantment

While driving to Albuquerque from Roswell, the┬ádesert landscape left me awestruck. Prairie grass and sage cover the red dirt of the desert. Dotting the land are┬áthousands of Pinyon Pines. Today is the first time I saw mountains on the trip. … Continue reading

Deep in the Heart of Texas

After enduring a fifteen hour tornado watch in Lafayette, the storm clouds cleared on Monday morning and I escaped unscathed. Others were not so fortunate. A tornado killed two people in a trailer just east of Lafayette. I didn’t sleep … Continue reading

Riders on the Storm

A better title would be, “Not Riding in the Storm.” A conveyor belt of severe storms continues to roll across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and northwest Florida. The storms started last week. Every three days, another storm roars across the southeast. … Continue reading

Go West, Young Man, Go West

Leaving to head out west in the RV for several months is making me feel both excited and apprehensive. I really don’t know where I am going or how long I will be gone. My general plan is to head … Continue reading

The Natchez Trace National Parkway – Synchronicity

The Natchez Trace National Parkway is the most pleasant and peaceful road I’ve driven. There are no billboards, no trucks, very little traffic, and the speed limit is only 50 mph. The Trace is a 440 mile forest lined road … Continue reading