National Storytelling Festival

How do you know anything about your great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, or friends? How do you know about your own parents or contemporaries? You got it—through stories. Perhaps someone in your family is a storyteller. My mother, whose roots were in the deep South of the Mississippi Delta, loved using dialect to tell tales about her … Continue reading National Storytelling Festival

Campground Star: Washoe Lake State Park, Carson City, NV

Enjoy beautiful views of the Sierra Nevada, Carson, and Virginia Mountain Ranges from Washoe Lake State Park, a 5-star rated campground at Campendium. Washoe Lake State Park 4855 East Lake Blvd Carson City, NV 89704 775-687-4319 GPS: 39.242, -119.764 Elevation: 5046 ft Nightly Rate: $17 Campendium reviewer “Island Girl Walkabout” describes Washoe Lake State Park … Continue reading Campground Star: Washoe Lake State Park, Carson City, NV

Conserving Water when Boondocking

These days about half of new Airstreams are sold to people who have never owned any type of travel trailer or motorhome before. That means there are a lot of people who are just now trying to learn all the tricks and skills needed to optimize their travel experience. Boondocking Camping away from hookups in … Continue reading Conserving Water when Boondocking