Day 10- Telluride, CO

Day 10- Telluride, CO 

Today we said goodbye to Dave & Wendi as they left camp to head back out on their own adventure that will eventually lead them to a visit with Dave’s brother and his family. I am…

Day 8 & 9- Carbondale, CO - Telluride, CO

Day 8 & 9- Carbondale, CO - Telluride, CO 

Day 8 

What makes Carbondale so special to us is our cousin, Michael. We always pick up exactly where we left off and we just plain have fun together. He is…

Day 6 & 7 - Goodland, KS- Carbondale, CO

Day 6 & 7 - Goodland, KS- Carbondale, CO 

Day 6  

It’s surprising how easy it has been for us to wake up so early after such late nights. Day after day, we are rising with the sun (well, in…

Day 5- Palo Duro Canyon, TX - Goodland, KS

Day 5- Palo Duro Canyon, TX - Goodland, KS 

What a great day.  

Maggie and I were proactive in packing up camp before sundown in an effort to keep everything dry from the storm last night which made our morning…

Day 4- Palo Duro Canyon (put the car in park)

Day 4- Palo Duro Canyon (put the car in park)

Ah. Our first full day without a drive. It feels good knowing we can just chill today and check out our surroundings. We woke up slightly hungover, but nothing a…

Day 3 Burkburnett, Texas - Palo Duro Canyon, TX

So evidently, high wind in the high plains of North Texas is a thing. But let me back up first. 

We are Learning that every drive takes longer when pulling a camper. We are hyper vigilant about speeds having shredded…

Day 2 Cleveland, TX- Burkburnett, TX

So the tire trouble on the first drive was just a bad valve stem which was a quick $20 repair (well, $25 if you include the $5 tip for a cold one after work), and after a big home cooked…

Day 1 New Orleans- Humble, TX

The moment we’ve been waiting for. Since I left the NIA in August of 2017, I vowed to take the family on the road me whenever possible, and now that Maggie is a full time teacher, it’s possible all summer…