Beautiful Texas Canyon Rest Area, Arizona

Texas Canyon Rest Stop Feature Photo

In this video, I give you a look at the beautiful scenery around the Texas Canyon Rest Area on Interstate 10 through southeastern Arizona. This Arizona Department of Transportation rest area is surrounded by huge boulders, desert plants/cacti and epic vistas of the surrounding countryside. Normally that’s enough but on this day the mountains were … Read more

What Do We Power With 500 Watts of RV Solar?

500 Watts of Solar Feature Photo

In this video, I give a quick overview of our 500 watts RV solar power system. You can see the full detail explanation and diagrams in the past post and video – Detailed Look at Our DIY RV Boondocking Power System I go through all the things it powers in the rig. From devices, we plug … Read more

Brown Mountain Trail & Gilbert Ray Campground, Tucson AZ

Brown Mountain Hike Feature Photo

In this video, I take you along with me on a scenic hike near Tucson Arizona in the Tucson Mountains County Park. I tackle the Brown Mountain Trail. Rated as moderate on AllTrails.com During the trek, I provide information about notable area attractions and show off video footage of wildlife I shot during a visit to … Read more

Top 10 Southwest RV Boondocking Questions Asked

Top 10 Southwest Boondocking FAQs Feature Photo

My wife Anne and I both adore visiting the US southwest desert region each winter. We love the snowbird lifestyle enjoying the plentiful sunshine, warm temps and meeting up with our fellow RVing friends. There is no lack of terrific photography and hiking opportunities and gorgeous scenery to explore. Over the years we have embraced … Read more

Fall Getaway to Yosemite National Park in California

Yosemite Getaway Feature Photo

The 2018/19 snowbird trip videos continue with a look at a recent 2-day getaway Anne, and I enjoyed in Yosemite National Park. Due to weather concerns, we actually left the RV behind and stayed at the Yosemite Valley Lodge. And, sometimes you need a little vacation away from the RV. The video contains footage from … Read more

Harris Beach State Park in Brookings Oregon

Harris Beach SP Feature Photo

In this video, I show you a bit of the Harris Beach State Park campground. The campsites are set in a pretty forest on a bluff overlooking a beautiful beachscape. Access to the beach is a few minutes walk or drive away. Harris Beach State Park is located in Brookings on the Oregon Coast. We … Read more

Snowbird Trip Begins with a Bang at Cannon Beach, Oregon

Visit to Cannon Beach OR Feature Photo

The 2018-19 Snowbird Trip Begins! This video is a quick look at a viewpoint high above Cannon Beach Oregon. Our 2018-19 Snowbird adventures are underway and this area will be our first extended stop. We are booked into the Nehalem Bay State Park and will explore this beautiful coastal area including the epic Cannon Beach. … Read more

A Great Beagle Life – Memorial to Angie

On October 10th, 2018 we said goodbye to our lovely beagle, Angie. (Angelina Beaglina) She was 15 years 7 months and had several degenerative ailments, it was time. I feel she was ready to depart this life, and I honored her by letting her go before things progressed too far. I decided to make this … Read more

Preparing our RV for an Extended Road Trip

Preparing our RV for an Extended Road Trip Feature Photo

Each year we spend summers mostly stationary on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia. However, once the temps begin to drop in the fall, we become snowbirds and fly south for the winter. The winter half of the year is spent on the road traveling down the west coast and into the sunny US southwestern … Read more