This shorty is based on "Crazy Woman Camp", an abandoned campsite I discovered while hiking in southern Arizona. It's also featured in my collection "Road Tales", available in print and ebook at Amazon. The Lore: Crazy Woman Camp, Why, AZ In the far reaches of southern Arizona, just above Organ Pipe National Monument, lies the … Continue reading FISH BAIT – Short Story Series Continued
Time for another Short Story in my ongoing series. You can read more tales here. Or learn about additional myth and lore from my travels in Road Tales - Myth, Lore and Curiosities from America's Back Roads. Enjoy! Old Mortimer Cemetery, Mortimer, NC The Lore: Mortimer, North Carolina was a thriving logging town in the early … Continue reading Short Story Series continues with Unmarked Graves
Each product was part of an interesting conversation at the high traffic tourist stop where I work near Bryce Canyon. Hubs and I decided to "workamp" this summer. For those not familiar with the term it describes seasonal or temporary workers who live in their RV. In exchange for hours worked, we receive a wage, … Continue reading What does KY Warming Gel, Preparation H and Cowboy Hats have in Common?
I've been playing hard and loving every minute of it. Great hiking in the Arizona desert, spectacular views - as always. We're camped near Salome, between Quartzsite and Parker, visiting friends. They brought along their Quads so we've had some great rides through the washes and over mountain passes, and exploring an old mine. Found some … Continue reading A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words . . .
I’ve heard about the unique beauty at Palmetto State Park in Texas for years so it was exciting to finally fit in a short stay as we journey to our winter destination in Arizona. Since we were pressed for time, I hit the hiking trails as soon as camp was set up and Terry was … Continue reading Camping in the Midst of Dwarf Palmettos . . . with BIGFOOT!
Florida is commonly associated with sandy beaches, scintillating condos and hotels lining the coastline and Disneyworld. As with most states, what first comes to mind is only a small part of what lies between the boundaries. After completing a stint in Florida during the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew as a contract housing inspector for FEMA,, the hubs … Continue reading The Legend of Tate’s Hell