Ocotillo in the Mojave desertAfter a month of vacation in the desert (click here for that story) I returned to southwest Oregon in the spring to, you guessed it, lead cave tours at Oregon Caves National Monument.
View of the Siskyou Mountains, Oregon
I couldn’t park at the monument because a new headquarters building was being built where the only two RV spaces had been.
New headquarters building under construction
The first two months I parked on a friend’s property about four miles out of town.
Cave Creek campground
Then I became the camp host at Cave Creek campground only four miles from work. There are only 18 tent sites and I was never more than half full. I listened to the every changing babble of the water as the summer wore on and the water level dropped. Cold water as it comes out of the 42 degree cave.
My site at Cave Creek campground
Carson didn’t mind and would retrieve sticks for as long as I’d throw them.
Carson in Cave Creek
The summer season seemed to slip right by and before I knew it was time to.....(see next week’s My World for the continuing story.)
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