Small towns…

I wasted quite a few hours this morning and early afternoon trying to purchase new pants (mine got bigger somehow).  The ‘big’ nearby city is apparently considered big because they have a Walmart and a KMart.  That would take some adjusting to should I have spend longer periods of time out here. Alas, no pants, … More Small towns…

Still here…

So, I booked another 2 nights at my campsite.  I’m not sure how I’ll bring myself to leave here. One of the locals told me that the campsite crowd this time of year is referred to the ‘newly wed or nearly dead’.  I shouldnt have laughed. Really.

Drama

After some interactions with folk back home, I’m beginning to realize that returning to the ‘stress’ of real life is going to be something of adjustment when I return.  Contrary to what some would say, its not the act of going from “no responsibility” to “adult responsibilities”, but rather returning to normality with this new … More Drama

More campers…

The weather warmed and now the campgrounds are full of couples, retirees and families. Who knew I’d prefer the cold?  Or the lack of people? I’m thinking about moving on to the Badlands and spending some time there. I’m not anxious to get home.  I miss my husband and the dogs, but this experience is … More More campers…

Good moments…

Discovered this morning that it takes longer to defrost my windows when there is frost on the INSIDE.  Have I mentioned I love sleeping in my Element? Currently sitting by my campfire, drinking a beer, listening to LUDO. Life is GOOD.

Quickie Update

Photographed my first bighorn sheep today.  Also tested my knee for a half mile and its not as bad as I thought it was. Relief! Haha…also…it will be 21 degrees tonight and I’m not worried at all.  I must be getting good at this!

Day…Something

Badlands National Park was AMAZING and I’ll be visiting it again on my way back home. I only spent Thursday there and that wasn’t nearly enough time. Saturday I drove from Rapid City, South Dakota to Yellowstone, where I met up with my pal John. He’d been there since the day before and had visited … More Day…Something