Tag Archives: camping

One Beautiful Bastard of a Mountain

Sometimes mountains just don’t want to be climbed. It’s 7 p.m. And I’m sitting in a camp chair three thousand feet below Whitney Portal Campsite; Our lovely prereserved campsite in the alpine forest. I have not stopped sweating for a minute for the past ten hours between the 105-degree temperatures driving through the desert and …

Living a Gluten Free Lifestyle in a 34 Foot RV

I never imagined I would be the kind of camper who would ever “camp” in an RV. That was before my boyfriend decided that RVing was for us and years before I had terrible back pain and sleeping in a tent left me walking like the Hunch Back of Notre Dame the first few hours …

Glamis for Dummies

I’m so happy to say that I forgot yesterday was Cyber Monday. Thank you Glamis Sand Dunes. That’s pretty easy to do when instead of giving in to the commercialism of Christmas you are spending days and days outside completely unhooked from technology. And also completely covered in sand. Seriously a weekend spent in Glamis, …

8 Months and 4,000 Miles

It’s 11:30 at night and I am utterly exhausted from arguing. This was our first RV trip ever in our 1999 Fleetwood Storm and it had all the adventures that you would expect in the first RV trip. Having an accident leaving the driveway, smacking our electricity box and taking off the back bumper of the …

Kamp Ground of America My Ass

“Who wants to go camping in Pomona?” I must really love this man of mine because he convinced me to camp in the gangs and smog capital of sunny east Los Angeles in the hottest weekend in September, Labor Day weekend, 2017. Yes as we made our way out of the rainy thunderstorm mountains where …