That is the wonder of Whazoo's trip reports, he kinda acts a bit like a teenager full of energy,adverture, friskiness, fun, p&v even though he is getting a little long in the tooth. Makes all the rest of us want to get out and grow down(as apposed to grow up) and do some of the travel he does.
I bet if he and the misses camped out on his mom-in-laws driveway for a week, it would end up an adventure.
Aw heck Bryan, you make too much out of a wackadoo trip report. And my drive to take better pictures is dew in part to you and Clattertruck. Reading your brief descriptions of escapades in the desert has me looking forward to something from you soon or at least an article in the Overland Journal. Take care Bryan!
Hey there Mulebrain, now there's a moniker I can associate with. Glad you liked the trip report. Have a good one...
Wow! What a great find, turning on the puter tonight, a Trip Report from the Amazing and mystifyabeguiling Great Whazoo. This report has all of the best ingredients; Action! Adventure~ Suspense = Boiling Pots of Gruel ^ A Damsel in Peril * The love of a dog and the Heavens Above, Yep, hard to top a Trip Report as fantastic as this . . . of course until you post your next one. Wonderful Photos, all Dew' to your wonderful talent behind the camera and Mrs. Whazoo's camera work too! Your prose is unmatched.
Due to your urging, and from a few others, I have spent my first winter in the Desert Southwest and am loving every minute of it. Hiking through the darkness of a maze of Joshua Trees on a moon less night, my thoughts wandered to you and your escapades. I am sure there were a few times I actually saw them move to different locations as I moved through them. One afternoon I rode my motorcycle 90 minutes to get to a 28 mile long desert road, for some sunset photos, only to hike back to the bike, for the ride out, and find my headlight had died, no doubt from the ride in, I could only think of DJ's recent folly on his bike and being out there by himself, as I now found myself. Four hours later, I arrived back in camp, to a few worried people. Yep, I had some thoughts of my RV.net friends. Your trips, reports and commentary are an inspiration to many of us, to get out and explore. Thank you Dave.
Hey there Oldtymeflyr, When it's camping tyme we put the back seat down for storage and/or Bear. There are 3 different "strap holes" in the "wall" below the back window, maybe for child seats, I'm not sure. So I turn the grill on it's side with feet to the back and strap it tight with velcro straps. No fuss no muss. It fits behind the ice chest perfect and Bear has plenty of room. Thanks Rick!
crosscheck Dave, Well when you've done the same job for 40 years, listened to the same music, been married to the same gal, driven the same truck then yes, a teenager while long in the tooth at the same time is exactly how a guy feels and you couldn't have put it a better way. And believe me, camping in the DMIL's driveway would be an adventure kind of like Indiana Jones in the Temple of Doom if you get my meaning. Thanks a lot Dave, see you again I hope. (You don't know my DMIL do you?)
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