What Causes Washboard Roads?

Ah, yes, another leisurely drive down a country road. You’re motoring along peacefully until suddenly bump, bump, bump, bump. Crap. You’ve hit another patch of wash board road. You know, that aggravating, teeth-jarring pattern that shakes your steering wheel and beats the bejesus out of your suspension. “Why don’t they… Continue reading

Prickly Things In The Desert Can Put A Hole In Your Plans.

The desert is an amazing place. Despite the harsh conditions, numerous plants and animals thrive there. Many plants, including cacti, bloom in the spring and summer, bringing tremendous color to the otherwise drab surroundings. Looks can be deceiving, however. Certain plants may be appealing to the eyes, but can ruin… Continue reading