Boondocking Near Sedona, AZ

Besides not having a street address, my other concern with boondocking is dirt roads. Your rig gets absolutely filthy and every dirt byway contains sections of road with enough washboard to loosen your fillings. If it rains exiting can become a real horrorshow.

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A Diligent Ladle

… she watched me load the dryer the same rapt way that Pink watches me eat. I selected the next to highest temperature, but she objected “Everybody uses hot. It’s faster.” “But I’ve found elastic lasts longer on a lower heat setting.” “May-be.”

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Real Boondocking, with Eva Gabor

We left the Desert Diamond Casino, a perfectly good paved parking lot in Tucson, five days ago.  Kat was bored and itching to indulge her vision of RV life in the American West.  To Kat, that vision takes the form of boondocking.  For those who are not fully conversant with full-time RV’er vocabulary, “boondocking” means […]

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Primitive Camping With the Honey Badger

Monday we figured it was time to go a step further in boondocking.  We set out for the Sage Creek primitive campground.  Primitive typically means there’s a road to it and nothing more.  This was kind of true; the road was dirt and gravel, washboard with occasional patches of smooth.  Otherwise it was pure primitive, […]

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Shreveport

We pulled out of Chicot State Park Sunday morning en route to Shreveport, old friends, and what’s left of my family. Today’s trip began with blue highways 1173, 106, 115 and ended on red I-49. Sometimes a smooth road’s lack of scenery is a fair price to pay for an easy ride. There was an […]

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