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Walking in the Winter Wonderland

Walking in the Winter Wonderland

Howdy Y’all- Today Elissa and I go walking in a Winter wonderland that is Quarry Hill Nature Center. (LINK) Quarry Hill is located in Rochester, Mn and is a very well loved and used park. Whether people are cross country skiing in the Winter or bike riding and running in the Summer people love it. Generous parking, (sorry no overnights..sad face) a nature center building which houses maps, books, a live bee hive, huge aquarium, and education room and lots…

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Tour a School bus and Cooking at the RTR

Tour a School bus and Cooking at the RTR

Hey Y’all- Today, we’re going on another great adventure, so I hope you have your hiking boots on. We’re going back to the Arizona desert. The Sonoma Desert actually with all of the rocks, sand, Scorpions, Sequaro’s, and all of the life out there. We’re going to cook at the RTR, and take a tour of not just our campsite, but we get a first had tour of a school bus called affectionately ‘The Skoolie’ by the builder. For those…

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Day One Journey to the Rubber Tramp Rendevous

Day One Journey to the Rubber Tramp Rendevous

Well here we are in the road headed toward Quartzsite, Arizona. We are traveling there to meet new friends, learn about desert ecology, and just relax. Part of any journey is the traveling. That’s almost more important than the goal. While our goal is Quartzsite our journey has taken us through many new places. In Des Moines Iowa we went to this Sheels to get a camp stove adapter, then we went to a Walmart in Kansas to stay, and…

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Toolbox Project, Live Original Music, and the RTR

Toolbox Project, Live Original Music, and the RTR

January 3rd, 2018 In today’s edition we work some more on the Toolbox Project, take a ‘day after Christmas’ drive around and visit with a friend at a gig. I play live original music by myself and with friends. Have you ever gone to do errands the day after Christmas having forgotten entirely that there was any sort of thing called, ‘Christmas’? Well we did. We went to Fleet Farm, a local farm implement store, and noticed a few more…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers, Solar Project, the Van

Thanksgiving Leftovers, Solar Project, the Van

This week we work on Thanksgiving Leftovers, a smallish solar project, and just drive around in the van. The Solar Project is more of an experiment which left me with more questions then answers. Those are the best kind of experiments. Here’s what happened. I have two solar set ups. One is on the van and the other is on my front porch. The van has 200 watts of power, a 100 amp hour battery, and a PWM charge controller….

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Holy Toledo! It’s the Martys

Holy Toledo! It’s the Martys

Holy Toledo, it’s the Marty’s and we’d like to that thank you for coming by our little spot on the web.  As you can see there’s still a bit of “construction dust” on everything. We’re still remodeling it just a bit, but you can tell where everything’s going to go. The kitchen will be over there, and the dining room will be here where we’re standing. We will be posting every Wednesday right here in this spot. Whether that’s remodeling…

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Pardon the construction

Pardon the construction

Hey everyone- First I’d like to welcome you to our new little site on the webs. Next I want to just say we are building this as fast as we can all by ourselves, so please pardon the construction dust. Here you will find all of our adventures. Thanks again and have a wonderful day. -The Martys Please follow and like us:

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