Tag Archives: camping

My pretty campsite at Zion

Bizarre Hoodoos and oh-my-god-I’m-camping

As previously noted, I wasn’t feeling very confident with regard to camping.  I couldn’t believe that I ever thought this was a good idea.
I arrive at the campground and no one is there. I have no idea what to do. I drive in circles until, finally, I find a camper with a sign that says, [...]

Tonight, I sleep outside.

I am on my way to Bryce Canyon to check in to my campground.  Lows will be in the 40s. I am not sure I will have Internet or phone service for a few days.
I cannot believe I thought this was a good idea.  I do have an emergency bottle of wine. Thank god.

We do need the rain

We’ve been stuck in quite a drought here in Texas, but this evening (before my departure) we got a nice soaking thunderstorm.  Unfortunately, my packing strategy had everything in the yard on its way the car -including my paper instructions on how to assemble my tent! Ugh! My confidence in my ability to be a [...]

I am such a bad ass I can hardly stand myself

I recognize that you think this is a terrible idea

Two days of obsessive researching and I think I have my driving and lodging plan all set.  Adding in all the Southern Utah sites I want to visit on my way to the Grand Canyon, I’ve calculated that I will be on the road for two weeks — unless I can figure out a way [...]