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Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - Leasburg Dam State Park, Radium Springs NM

Dog Canyon Trail, Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, Alamogordo NM, December 5, 2010
Dog Canyon Trail, Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, Alamogordo NM, December 5, 2010

Implications of a short day and a low winter sun

There are implications of a short day and a low winter sun in a boondocker's world. By noon yesterday it was clear the solar panels were not going to recharge my depleted batteries without some help. so I shut down every electrical drain I could find and ran the generator for a couple of hours. That helped but I was still no where near having full batteries by nightfall. No computer and internet for me tonight. How do you spell "withdrawal" anyway? I may be needing that word.

[Update] This was the last post made in real time between now and my Thursday, December 23, 2010 - Leasburg Dam State Park, Radium Springs NM post. Managing power consumption to enable enough laptop and internet access time to post as well as do other necessary computing proved too much of a hassle to bother with. Now that I'm settled into LoW-HI RV Ranch, Deming NM with electric hookups I'll try to get back here and fill in the missing posts.

Night camp

Site 9 - Leasburg Dam State Park, Radium Springs NM

Float Your Ideals

You have to float your ideals a little off the ground, to keep them from being profaned. And cut loose the misfortunes and insults, too, lest they take root and strangle your soul.

In America: A Novel by Susan Sontag

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