I am heading out today for my first long road trip with the Teardrop. I am all packed and ready to go, but packing this time required some changes to my plan. All of my trips so far have been in one place for 3-4 days so the main objective in packing was to get … Continue reading Long Haul Storage Take 2
Although my recent trip to San Antonio was fairly short and we did have rain, I was still able to find some great local activities to check out. I was even able to find some dog friendly places in downtown close to the River Walk. I actually discovered that most restaurants with patios along … Continue reading Adventures around San Antonio
I took my first trip of the year this past weekend. Although it was only a short distance, just outside of San Antonio, I decided to use it as my test run for my 12 day road trip I have planned the end of the month. I started this test with packing and luck with … Continue reading Lake Medina Texas – Long Haul Storage Take 1
I know it's been a long time since my last post, but there hasn't been much to blog about. Although I was optimistic in my last post about it being a good year, despite its start, things continued to happen to challenge that. Sadly, this includes the unexpected death of a coworker, I was honored … Continue reading Ready for a new camping season.
Even though I have done a lot on my camper and made it much more functional there were still some things I needed and wanted. Luckily my family obliged in getting me a large portion of it for Christmas. Here are a few of the new additions. One thing I knew I needed was a … Continue reading Merry Christmas to me! New gadgets, accessories and winter gear.
I had big plans for this blog post that included posting it New Year's Day. I planned to reminisce about the year and the great things that happened and the promise of a new year. However my year started with a neighbor letting me know that someone had broken into my truck over night, which … Continue reading A New Year, New Adventures…..and Challenges
It's a winter wonderland in the South today! Yes, you read that right, winter has finally arrived in Houston and it even brought snow. It's even more amazing since it was 80 degrees Monday and I had the AC in my house running. Even more shocking, it wasn't just a few snowflakes, it was enough … Continue reading Bella the Dorgi: NOT a Snowdog
This past weekend I took a long weekend and got to try out some of my latest additions and modifications at the Colorado River RV Park in Columbus Texas with my Thousand Trails camping pass. I was able to enjoy the weekend and not spend it working on the camper or fixing things, so that … Continue reading Colorado River RV Park Stay………and wind
Let me start by saying that if you are looking to learn how to make an oven from a beer can or make coffee over an open flame, this post is not for you. Two of the biggest selling points of the T@G teardrop camper were the kitchen & being equipped for solar panels. I … Continue reading Camping Culinary Experimentation
So I finally got to take a nice hot shower in my outdoor setup. It has been a couple trips in the making. While this is a post is all about the Camp Chef water heater it's not meant to be a product review. More of a tutorial and some tips and things to watch … Continue reading Finally a Nice Hot Shower! The Camp Chef Triton Propane Instant Water Heater