Airstream Writer


Dear Congress: If you worked for me you’d be fired 2

Dear Congress: I generally avoid politics like the plague that it has truly become, but I’m mad as hell, and I have a few things to say. Note: this is the part where you sit up straight, pay attention, and make notes. This morning, I saw one newscast too many […]


Airstream at Balloon Fiesta

Boondocking at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

This isn’t the first time I’ve been boondocking – camping with no hook-ups – but it’s the first time in awhile. Water, check. Propane, check. Empty holding tanks, check. Now all I need is my friend Lydia to arrive from Austin, and the party will begin! I arrived at the […]


Santa Fe in the Fall 2

In the fall, Santa Fe means three things: roasted chiles, golden aspens, and vibrant hot-air balloons. In that order. (Ok, technically, the hot-air balloons are in Albuquerque, but that’s only an hour south, so in my book, that counts.) First, the chiles. Located just off I-25 between Las Cruces and […]

Elaine & Fiesta Balloon