Dirty Campers

Getting Stalked at The Grand Canyon, a Camping Adventure

      In 1977 my parents drove from the Los Angeles Suburbs to the Grand Canyon on the back of a motorcycle for their honeymoon. This was in April, 1977, and I’m going to assume the weather was much warmer in April 1977 then April  2010. In April 2010 I drove to the Grand Canyon for …

To Bee or Not To Bee (A Eastern Sierras Autumn Adventure)

This weekend I lucked out and was blessed with a big win, over five hundred dollars and it was just in time to pay for my eastern sierras camping, hiking, fall colors vacation! Some folks love to gamble in casinos amid the slot machines, the craps tables and the black jack dealer. I play the …

Have You Seen Mommys Ax?

You know you have been alone in the forest to long when you find yourself saying, “Carly have you seen mommy’s ax?” I was obviously talking to the dog. I may have been camping with her to long as I’ve started to refer to this little ding a ling as  “Princess” And “Sweet heart” I may …

A Day on the Trail

Mornings in the eastern sierras like this one are a great stress reliever. When I feel like the realities of life (And living a life where Donald Trump, a reality t.v. star will be president; just putting that into words still feels like science fiction!) are starting to get to me, hiking fifteen miles through …