Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year

By Bob Difley Having never been a celebrant of New Year’s Eve, when that date rolled around I tried to find a boondocking spot as far away from the insanity as possible. I found that even one lone neighbor within a hundred yards or so could still disrupt the solitude of my campsite, so I

Happy Memories of Fire and Ice in Anchorage

How does your town celebrate the New Year? When we lived in Anchorage, Alaska, six years ago, I was enchanted by the city’s New Year’s Fire and Ice Extravaganza. Early in the evening on December 31st, we headed into downtown Anchorage. Sporting parkas, gloves, hats, boots, and snowpants, we headed for the center of town and watched as

The Gorgeous Red Rock Canyon, NV…

While we were staying in Las Vegas, Nevada, this past week, we took a little drive out of town to visit the beautiful Red Rock Canyon.  RRC is a National Conservation Area (the land is managed by BLM) so we were able to get in for free with our National Parks Access Pass; otherwise, admittance for your vehicle is