Monthly Archives: October 2014

My compost toilet is sparking international concern

I bought my Natures Head composting toilet on recommendation of RV bloggers who loved how it biodegrades waste in an earth friendly manner. I liked that part but also wanted to avoid the awfulness of emptying sewage at sani-dumps every … Continue reading

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ET, we’re listening for you!

As a reporter, I became quite a science nerd. I often interviewed scientists working at the NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics  at Little Saanich Mountain about their scientific research and, often, their amazing accomplishments. One thing I heard a lot about … Continue reading

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Thank you, friends

Sunday, Oct. 12. Happy Thanksgiving, you Canadians. I’m spending the night at Anasazi Winery, outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico which this afternoon hosted a poetry reading. I arrived some time before the event and after tasting a number of samples … Continue reading

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Zigged when I should have zagged….

It was a day I wanted to get to Sante Fe or maybe Albuquerque but here I am, still in northern New Mexico. I spent Friday night at a campground operated by the Corps of American Engineers, so it’s a … Continue reading

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Finding warmth and the unexpected in New Mexico

Wednesday began with a simple goal of getting to a warmer place. Colorado is beautiful but the altitude makes for chilly nights. The last two nights I needed the heater on in the RV, and for some reason last night, … Continue reading

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Even the best plans can change…

I’d expected to be in a woodsy campground tonight somewhere off Hwy 24 in central Colorado. Well, I’m off Hwy 24 all right but at a goat farm. I enjoyed my first  Harvest Hosts stay the other night at an … Continue reading

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High in Colorado

Monday, Oct 6. I read somewhere that this date is the most common birthdate in the world, likely because it’s 40 weeks from New Years’ Eve. For me, it will be remembered as the night I got Sylven Lake State … Continue reading

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