Heat and Battery Woes

October 12, 2015 | 68

After leaving Caprock Canyons on the 6th, the last five days of my 1,300 mile journey from Wyoming to Texas wind to a close with little worth blogging about. It’s not that I haven’t wanted to get out and explore because I certainly have, but the weather is getting in my way. I’ve been hiding…

Caprock Canyons State Park, TX

October 8, 2015 | 38

Sunday, October 4 So much for that view. I’m surprised to see fog when I step out of the Casita this morning, this being a drier environment and all. The fog comes and goes as I continue south on I25, past Trididad, CO. Near the boarder with New Mexico, the interstate climbs into mountains. Low…

The Birthplace of Casitas

April 3, 2015 | 39

Tuesday, March 31 And we’re off! The sun is shining, the hills are alive with the sound of music spring greenery, and Bertha almost flies down the highway after the wheel alignment and shock replacement. Gee, it feels nice to be on the road again. It’s hard to keep to 60 mph today, the speed…

Pedernales Falls and Friends

March 31, 2015 | 24

Sunday, March 29 Originally, Julie and I were going to visit Pedernales Falls State Park on Thursday, but when I heard Cherie and Chris of Technomadia were going to be arriving there today, well, we quickly changed our plans. Their blog helped me a lot when I was preparing to hit the road, and we’d…

Goodbye Enchanted Rock

March 27, 2015 | 28

It’s hard to believe that Julie and I only have a few more days here at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Today we work, tomorrow we work, and then we have two days to get ready and it’s time to go! With time running short, we’ve spent quite a bit of time the past week…

San Antonio

March 13, 2015 | 32

Thursday, March 12 The alarm goes off, and I am momentarily confused. Is it a work day? No it’s a Thursday, and it’s still dark outside. Why the heck are Julie and I waking up before dawn if it’s not for work? I’m not a morning person, and I can probably count on one hand…

Dreaming of Spring

March 6, 2015 | 18

Tuesday, March 3 Today is both a work day and a jogging day. In the morning, Julie and I head out to clean the Clevis Multrums – the back country composting toilets. The park has just acquired a brand new gator, only one and a half hours of run time on it. It’s green and…

Garner State Park, TX

February 10, 2015 | 13

Friday, February 6 Today, Julie and I make the long haul down to Garner State Park, another idyllic park located in Texas hill country. Garner State Park could be considered the flagship of the Texas state park system. It receives half a million visitors a year, the busiest of all the Texas state parks. Enchanted…

Three Calls from Wyoming

February 6, 2015 | 24

Some of you might be wondering what I’m doing with all of my free time these days, only putting in 12-14 hours a week at Enchanted Rock. Seeing the sights around Texas? Exploring every inch of the park? Kicking back in my camp chair and reading in the sun? Well, something like that. While my…

Park Hosting for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

February 3, 2015 | 26

Onto week three of Park Hosting here at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. I’m continuing to have a good time and now feel confident in calling this camp hosting experiment a success. For the curious wondering what it’s like volunteering for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), I present this little post that explains…

The Unexpected Cave

January 30, 2015 | 31

Thursday, January 29 There’s very little information to be found about Enchanted Rock’s cave. If a visitor were to look at the large elevation map handout available at the park headquarters, they might notice the arrow pointing to the backside of the rock with the small printed words: “Enchanted Rock Cave”. There is no informational…

Discovering the Magic

January 23, 2015 | 22

I’ve now had five days to recover after the shock of my first day volunteering at Enchanted Rock SNA, this rather perplexing little park out in the hill country of Texas that receives an incredible number of visitors in a year. And during that time, I’ve gone out to explore a little and see what…

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