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Traveling south for the winter

Traveling south for the winter

Our fourth year of volunteer astronomy at Theodore Roosevelt National Park is in the books and we have started moving south towards Arizona for the winter. Our route will take us through New Mexico. We have not spent much time in New Mexico. We look forward to a Wool Festival in Taos along with boondocking …

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McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs

McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs

Utah is a state rich with petroglyphs and pictographs. Areas near Vernal, UT are filled with art sites dating back 2000 years or more. We visited the McConkie Ranch Petroglyph site, just outside Vernal, where you can hike a short trail and discover several panels of artwork done in what is called the Classic Vernal …

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Adding Images to our Astronomy Catalog

Adding Images to our Astronomy Catalog

We have just about captured all of the Messier objects with our Hyperstar imaging setup.  We decided to keep the images in a Facebook album called: Dark Sky Images. We hope you enjoy the newest images.  Feel free to use the album for education and/or enjoyment.

Quarantine Time Turns Us Inward

Quarantine Time Turns Us Inward

This year, our plan was to leave Tucson and see the national parks from Arizona through Utah and into Montana. We planned to boondock all summer long outside of the different parks. Like everyone else, however, the quarantine has changed our plans. We thought it best to hunker down at the Tucson Lazydays KOA Resort. …

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Battle Born Batteries: the core of our off-grid living

Battle Born Batteries: the core of our off-grid living

In the last few weeks, we have witnessed so much anxiety and fear about Covid-19 on social media from those within the RV lifestyle.  We wanted to say something positive about the freedom we have as off-grid RVers.  That freedom starts with the core of our power system: Battle Born Batteries.