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Los Alamos, New Mexico Day 1 (GA245)

Mary is no longer available for RV traveling, but we remain good friends.
Because we have 4,500+ postings, I’ve invited her to continue posting entries on this blog.
I’m currently in my 23rd year of full-time RVing and my lifestyle is changing, For more info click Here

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The motorhome is parked at the Paradise Casino in Yuma, Arizona. I expect to be here for a while.

 

This entry was posted September 25, 2012…

 

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the about 65 miles from Taos to Los Alamos, New Mexico. The motorhome is now parked at VFW Post #8874 in Los Alamos.

 

 

If you read my last Blog entry you know that yesterday morning I was dealing with a motorhome tire that was losing air pressure. I went to the NAPA auto parts store in Taos and fortunately the had the new valve stem extender that I needed…

 

 

 

 

 

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then to the tire repair shop and about one hour later it was installed. Total was $30 for everything. Hopefully that’s the end of that problem.

 

 

I started south on New Mexico Highway 68 along the Rio Grande River Gorge, About 10 miles south of Taos I came across the Rio Grande River Gorge Visitors Center, so I stopped in…

 

 

 

The next three photos were taken from the visitors center overlook…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking North…

 

 

 

 

 

Looking South…

 

 

 

 

 

A 180 degree panorama…

 

 

 

 

 

In the lobby of the visitors center there were a couple of aerial photos of the Rio Grand River Gorge in the Taos area…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wandering into a back room I found this sign…

 

 

 

 

 

And all the lovely paintings of the Rio Grande River Gorge as done by local artists…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and a couple of stained-glass…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When I arrived in Los Alamos I parked in the rear of VFW Post #8874..

 

 

 

 

 

And I always show you the view from my dinette view. While not spectacular, it’s in the center of town near everything and the price is right…

 

 

Today I’ll start exploring the local area. I expect to be here several days.

 

 

Enjoying beautiful unique scenery is another joy of the full-time RVing lifestyle!

 

 

If you have not checked out my new Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

 

 

  TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! MARY WROTE A MANY GREAT BLOGS…SO WHENEVER SHE PUBLISHED A BLOG POSTING THE SAME DAY THAT I DID…YOU WILL BE ABLE
TO READ HER BLOG BY CLICKING THE BELOW LINK! DO IT NOW…!!!

 

 

 

I hope you enjoyed the photos.

Forecast for today is sunny and 76 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of Arizona. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

 

Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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My current travel rig is a 2006 Fleetwood 26′ Class A Motorhome and a towed 1986 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer Model. This photo was taken at Rogue River, Oregon, October, 2017…

On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

There are more than 600 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link… https://picasaweb.google.com/jimjrver

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

For more information about my books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

All original works copyrighted – Jim Jaillet -2018

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I Thought I was Leaving Taos, New Mexico, Yesterday…

Mary is no longer available for RV traveling, but we remain good friends.
Because we have 4,500+ postings, I’ve invited her to continue posting entries on this blog.
I’m currently in my 23rd year of full-time RVing and my lifestyle is changing, For more info click Here

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

The motorhome is parked at the Paradise Casino in Yuma, Arizona. I expect to be here for a while.

 

This entry was posted September 24, 2012…

 

The motorhome is currently parked at the Fraternal Order Of Eagles Airee #3489. My visit to Taos is now completed and I had planned to leave Taos yesterday.

 

 

However, while making preparations to get on my way, I noticed I was low on tire pressure on the left rear outside wheel on the motorhome. When the yellow indicator shows…it means low tire pressure…

 

 

 

 

 

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The normal pressure is 90 pounds. When I put the pressure gauge on, it only read 40 pounds.

 

 

I was planning to take the high road (mountainous) yesterday. I could have brought the tire up to pressure with my tire air pump, but saw no need to push my luck. Whenever I’m faced with a potential problem situation, I always elect to err on the side of safety.

 

 

I highly suspect the extender valve stem is leaking between the valve stem rubber bushing and the wheel and I needed to wait until this morning to hopefully buy a new one at the Napa store when they open at 7:30 AM this morning and then get it installed at a local tire shop. With a little bit of luck I’ll be on my way by noontime. If They do not have one, I’ll bring the tire up to pressure and take the low road which follows along the Rio Grande River until I can find one.

 

 

Enjoying safe travels is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

 

 

If you have not checked out my new Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

 

 

 TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! MARY WROTE A MANY GREAT BLOGS…SO WHENEVER SHE PUBLISHED A BLOG POSTING THE SAME DAY THAT I DID…YOU WILL BE ABLE

TO READ HER BLOG BY CLICKING THE BELOW LINK! DO IT NOW…!!!

 

 

 

I hope you enjoyed the photos.

Forecast for today is partly sunny and 75 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of Arizona. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

 

Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

2

My current travel rig is a 2006 Fleetwood 26′ Class A Motorhome and a towed 1986 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer Model. This photo was taken at Rogue River, Oregon, October, 2017…

On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

There are more than 600 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link… https://picasaweb.google.com/jimjrver

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

For more information about my books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

All original works copyrighted – Jim Jaillet -2018

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I Thought I Was Leaving Taos, New Mexico Yesterday…

The motorhome is currently parked at the Fraternal Order Of Eagles Airee #3489. My visit to Taos is now completed and I had planned to leave Taos yesterday.

However, while making preparations to get on my way, I noticed I was low on tire pressure on the left rear outside wheel on the motorhome. When the yellow indicator shows…it means low tire pressure…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

The normal pressure is 90 pounds. When I put the pressure gauge on, it only read 40 pounds.

I was planning to take the high road (mountainous) yesterday. I could have brought the tire up to pressure with my tire air pump, but saw no need to push my luck. Whenever I’m faced with a potential problem situation, I always elect to err on the side of safety.

I highly suspect the extender valve stem is leaking between the valve stem rubber bushing and the wheel and I needed to wait until this morning to hopefully buy a new one at the Napa store when they open at 7:30 AM this morning and then get it installed at a local tire shop. With a little bit of luck I’ll be on my way by noontime. If They do not have one, I’ll bring the tire up to pressure and take the low road which follows along the Rio Grande River until I can find one.

Enjoying safe travels is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

If you have not checked out my new Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

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Heron Lake State Park, New Mexico – Day 80

The motorhome is still parked at Heron Lake State Park about 20 miles south of Chama, New Mexico. I’ll be departing later this morning for Taos, New Mexico, about 100 miles from here.

I’m finding I’m not fully recovered from the May 27 accident. I seem to tire easily…I don’t have the physical resiliency I once had. I seem to be moving at half my normal speed. I’m still wearing my elastic chest bandage, taking Ibuprofen and icing my rib cage area twice a day. Oh well, I’ve no choice but to live with the situation until things take care of themselves. Life still must go on. I’m glad I’m still around to enjoy it.

For the next couple of days, I’m going to finish showing photos from Heron Lake State Park. Today’s photos are particularly stunning, as in several of them…the clouds act as a filter and the distinct circle of the sun can be clearly seen. A most unusual happening!

 While they are similar because of the momentary setting…they are all very different and unique. I hope you will open each one and enjoy their uniqueness. I particularly like to enjoy the colors and the shapes. Just like staring at a fire from moment to moment…you never see quite the same thing…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

Enjoying beautiful brilliant sunsets is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

If you have not checked out my new Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

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