Author: jim

It is NOT pah-rump.   It’s Prump.  Prump , Nevada.   It doesn’t matter that it’s spelled Pahrump, the locals will let you know qu...

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All Prumped Up

We’ve both seen a lot of weird and interesting things this year.  Dinosaur bones in underground caves in the Netherlands.  Huge granite sl...

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The Tufas at Mono Lake

Cyclone, Typhoon, Hurricane, Whirlwind.  I feel like I got run over by each of these right after the other.  It’s a good thing that Shelby...

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Whirlwind Week

We get visitors daily.  Deer peeking in the windows of the RV, ground squirrels eating our cilantro and basil (rascals!), woodpeckers tap-tap-tap...

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Visitors

It’s not that we didn’t love the little Honda.  We both loved that car to death – quiet, peppy, reliable, and just big enough to hold all o...

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Jeeperz Creeperz

When my cousin Steve and his wife Shannon mentioned watching fireworks from Mount Watson, we jumped at the chance to spend some time with them and cat...

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Fireworks over Tahoe

There’s only one place to get a sweeping view of the valley from the Yosemite Visitor’s Center to Half Dome to the Nevada and Vernal Falls, and th...

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Glacier Point

No trip to Yosemite National Park would be complete without exploring Tioga Road as it winds up through the higher elevations, eventually exiting the ...

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Tioga Road–Top Of The World

Word on the streets is that there’s gold in them thar’ hills.  With town names like Coarsegold and Finegold, it’s easy to see how the local...

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Gold!

After a last minute trip to Louisiana for a family emergency, we’re finally back to some semblance of normalcy. We discovered that it’s very hard ...

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Kern River Campground

I’ve had a couple people mention that they have no idea where we’re currently at or where we’re headed, and that’s entirely our fault with the...

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California Dreaming