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Elk, Pheasant, and Spurs

Yesterday, an older man with a Class C camper pulled into the campground. He stared at me and said, “Are you alone, too?” I could tell he was a retired guy just out wandering like me, so I said, “Yep”. We talked and decided to meet up later and share the evening campfire. He is…

White Horse Lake Campground, Williams Ranger District

Below Freezing in the Camper!

Well, it is late fall and freezing temps are expected. Tango and I slept peacefully, with the camper heater on only a few times. It is sunny and beautiful today, so the solar panel is recharging the battery, which the heater fan runs it down. I am getting ahead of the story. I left Wheatland…

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Birds!

Last night, while camping, I awoke at 1 AM. I decided to get up, go outside, and stretch. Zowie! The dark, clear sky allowed me to view billions of stars. It was one of those nights where other parts of the Milky Way are visible. This morning I woke up in the camper just as…

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Fall Camp

Spending time at one of my favorite camping spots near Wheatland. This will be my last time here for a long time. I am looking forward to new adventures in new places, but am enjoying being here for now.¬† When I first arrived in Wyoming, the banks of the reservoir had many cottonwoods. Now, you…

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Yard Sale and Fall Camping

The yard sale was fun, but I am so happy it’s over!¬†Despite a busy week, I completed all the advance work: radio announcement, signs, change. Friday evening I set up out on the lawn and arranged furniture inside.I awoke 6 AM on Saturday morning to finish setting up. My goal was to get rid of…

Mills Wilderness Adventures - Augusta Montana

Popup Camper – Trip Summary

The memories of my 6-week trip in my popup camper seem distant even though I have been back only a few weeks. The early onset of fall pushes those warm summer adventures even deeper into the past. So, I am eager to write-up my last notes, including tidbits of wisdom that others can use. Get…

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Observation Three

While on my sabbatical I read several articles about birds whose populations are getting out of control and/or thriving in places where they never could before. One article talked about Ravens now living in the Nevada desert because they can nest on the cross-country electrical lines, telephone poles and other man-made structures. This morning, I…