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This is Wyoming on Water

Finally time to get away! I have avoided the east side of Glendo State Park because I heard that it was awful and full of loud party people. Sandy Beach camp sites are mostly awful since they are too close together. But lots more camping sites exist beyond Sandy Beach. In fact, I am staying…

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Popup Camper Solar Power – Up and Running

I am unable to get out of town due to some work stuff, so I set up the popup in the driveway and hooked up the solar power system. It is humming away, charging the camper battery. Inside, I plugged the computer into the new 12V outlet and it charged up quickly. Hooking up the…

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Solar System Ready

Well, despite the Mother’s Day snow storm, 28 degree lows tonight, and a broken camper–all potentially attitude busters, I am making some forward progress. Thanks to friends who figured it all out, the solar system is ready for the first test. Below is that panel. It is up against a love seat, which gives you…

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Solar Panel Information for Popup

A friend came by to look at my solar panel and the charge controller. We realized that I do not have cords to connect the two. More research online and I found what I needed at Amazon. All I need now is the wiring between the charge controller and battery. At this point I will be…

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Solar Charger- Gear Review

The last time I went van camping, I settled into the van after dinner to read my Kindle. However, I had forgotten to charge the Kindle before I left home. It was not a disaster because I had with me a brand new solar charger.  It’s a little device the size of a smart phone…