interlude in a small motel, Holbrook, AZ

April 30, 2009
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After we left the Sugarite campground in northern NM, we drove quite a while.  I was hoping that we’d be able to camp in the Petrified Forest National Park, but they’re only open during the day–no camping.  So we drove on to the next outpost of civilization: Holbrook, AZ.  Once we got into town we […]


night 2

April 5, 2009

We spent night 2 parked on a street in Williams, AZ,  less than a block away from Grand Canyon Brewing.  What else can you do in a case like this, but climb into the trailer, heat up the electric bed warmer, and watch an episode of Dynasty? We decide to follow up Ray’s connection (his […]


I’m jinxed.

April 4, 2009

I am never allowed to drive the approach to Williams, AZ on I40 ever again. Ever. The first time, Thanksgiving 05, I was behind the wheel, towing Shorty (the illustrious teardrop trailer) up what I discovered later was a miserable incline* attempting to pass a semi** with another semi on my tail*** when I suddenly lose all power to […]