Bear Naked Growler

Bear Naked Growler camper packed and ready to go! Beautiful weather greeted us on Wednesday May 9th. With camper completely loaded and all essentials packed we struck out transversing western Maine. New Hampshire’s White Mountains were a little challenging but the F150 made easy work of them. We crossed into Vermont at noon. At the … More Bear Naked Growler

Solar Power

“Back on task! Yellowstone!” Preparing the camper, part 2: Solar power. A week ago I blogged about getting the camper and truck ready for the big trek out West. This is part 2. I am going to dedicate this entire entry to just power. Electricity: There are three sources to consider. Shore power; this is … More Solar Power

Pleasant Pond Plunge

“Pleasant Pond Plunge” When spring melts the ice, it’s said that loons arrive as soon as they can Corkboard at camp – recording first swim for each year since 1997! I needed a break from preparing for out summer-filled camping expedition. What better way than to go for a swim! Tradition for 3 decades now… … More Pleasant Pond Plunge

“Ground Hog Day”

“Campah” in snow …in April! Ground Hog Day was 2 months ago …so why are we still getting snow?! I feel like Bill Murray in his hilarious comedy “Ground Hog Day” (If you haven’t seen the movie, its funny). Nothing funny about cold and snow though. It does have its pluses. We continue to have … More “Ground Hog Day”