Experiences, RV Life, Travel

New Mexico, Stars, and This Thing Called Boondocking

“If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.” – Bill Watterson

“I think that’s the galaxy…” Rueben and I were standing outside our first stop in New Mexico, looking at an amazing night sky. Yup, it was the galaxy! Neither one of us had ever seen it like this before, so it was a truly special experience that we’ll never forget.

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Experiences, Texas, Travel

Change in Plans Leads to an Amazing Sunset

In fifth grade, I got to go to McDonald Observatory for a star party, which blew my mind. Not only did I get to buy freeze-dried ice cream and look through huge telescopes, a shooting star appeared at the same time that the tour guide was talking about them. We thought he somehow planned it!

So, I was super happy when I was able to get tickets to a star party this past weekend for me and Rueben, even though it’s a four hour drive from Del Rio. Continue reading “Change in Plans Leads to an Amazing Sunset”

Experiences, Texas, Travel

Seminole Canyon

A few weeks ago Rueben and I went on a tour of Seminole Canyon, about 30 min from Del Rio in Comstock, TX.  The state park boasts pictographs that date back 7,000 years! Due to the fact that they’re under shelters that people lived in, the pictographs are still visible after all this time. 

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