Skooliepalooza 2023: The Ungathering 2/7/23

The official name for this year’s Skooliepalooza was “The Ungathering”. Not because it didn’t happen, or because it was poorly attended; but rather because, after much ado, the name is under new ownership and despite their valiant attempts to organize the event and make it more of an “event” and not just a random groupContinue reading “Skooliepalooza 2023: The Ungathering 2/7/23”

Springtime Happenings 5/20/22

As we started explaining in our last post, the Mama Goat had her babies and there were THREE! Usually goats will have twins (it keeps them balanced while pregnant) but this Mama had three Kids. Early that morning, the Mama Goat had climbed up the mountainside to a safe cliff to protect herself and herContinue reading “Springtime Happenings 5/20/22”

Continuing our off-grid preparedness 3/26/22

As with all things, the good stuff never stays forever, and our mild days throughout the winter are no exception. It has been absolutely HOT out recently! 🔥🥵 Some of our Nomad Neighbors and Friends have already left for the cooler weather promised by the higher elevation. We hope to cross paths again when theContinue reading “Continuing our off-grid preparedness 3/26/22”

Stuff and things 3/18/22

We’ve been super busy with just the normal day-to-day of life so there isn’t much excitement to share. But here we are showing up with a post about the normal! I’ve been able to work 4 days a week recently and Jeff welded for Josh the glass artist one weekday and both weekend days lastContinue reading “Stuff and things 3/18/22”

Desert Ice Storm 3/1/22

Like most people, when we thought of the desert, we pictured a scene out of Lawrence of Arabia: hills of sand with no plants, animals, or rain. We couldn’t have been more wrong! Not only does the Sonoran Desert have life but it has life in abundance! It might only be the first day ofContinue reading “Desert Ice Storm 3/1/22”

So what’s Quartzsite all about? 2/9/22

Everyone we have run into recently has been telling us about Quartzsite, so we figured since we were 20 minutes away, we probably should go check it out. We left Skooliepalooza on Sunday morning and went to Quartzsite to find a good BLM camping spot for the night. We found a lovely spot in theContinue reading “So what’s Quartzsite all about? 2/9/22”