Comet Neowise – clear sky edition

Ok, I know I was excited yesterday about catching Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) in my DIY allsky camera… but last nights sky was clear… ALL NIGHT! So, the comet is much easier to see, and lasts pretty much the entire timelapse ( aside from sunset/sunrise where it’s too faint and Read more…

C/2020 F3 (Neowise)

Comet Neowise

I recently added another allsky camera to my collection.. This one, I put on the roof of our motorhome. You can check it out anytime at https://allsky.turtleherding.com. And, of course, Comet C/2020 F3 (Neowise) has been in the news and is the first naked eye comet to grace the northern Read more…

Road Trippin'

Virtual Road Trip!

Are you tired of self-isolating and just want to get out on the open road? Well, you are in luck. We are heading to our favorite spot in New Mexico, and we want to take you with us. We are heading out on 30 April 2020, and it will be Read more…

Safety Check-In 2018-08-11

Just a quick note. We are in Las Vegas at our lot in the LVM resort which is within 1/2 mile of the Ross where an active shooting situation happened earlier today. At this time, we understand that this was a dispute between the Ross Security Guard and another Ross Read more…

Welcoming our Model X P100D

On July 27th, we took delivery of our new 2017 Tesla Model X P100D!   However, we’ve only really had it for our daily driving for about 4 days.. and no, it wasn’t having repairs done. 🙂 (more…)

A road to snowhere

As posted last Friday, we left Fort McDowell ( Eagle View RV Resort  — Warning: they no longer accept USPS deliveries ) and decided to make the drive to Ruidoso, NM a 2 day affair.  The thinking for this was that the weather peeps were calling for rain / snow on Saturday in Ruidoso, so I wanted to be highly functional upon arriving ( 4 hrs x 2 days and early arrival, vs 8 hr and late evening arrival ).

We didn’t really anticipate much as the forecast was for less than an inch accumulation, and it had been over 60 F the day before.  OH BOY, were we in for a SURPRISE. (more…)

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