After our beautiful hike in Lincoln National Forest, Rueben and I were driving back to Alamogordo and I realized the sunset was turning out to be gorgeous. Luckily were able to park at the perfect overlook to witness this amazing view. I wish I could find this overlook on the map, because it was perfect! I… Continue reading Another Incredible Sunset
Driving from Whites City to Alamogordo, NM is really amazing. It's desert, then a national forest, then more desert, then white sand! I love seeing different topography while traveling. I geek out about what animals are common in the area, and what new plants I can spot. While in Alamogordo, we went to White Sands National… Continue reading White Sands National Park!
“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… Continue reading New Mexico, Stars, and This Thing Called Boondocking
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!… Continue reading Change in Plans Leads to an Amazing Sunset
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. "The Maker of… Continue reading Seminole Canyon