Thursday June 5, 2014 Willow Creek NEV. camp
I decided to stay
It was cool this morning when I woke up, but I parked the van wrong and the sun was coming in the windshield and warming up the van early.
I was planning to leave today, but as I sat here enjoying my creek view I decided to stay until two, but that came and went and I’m still here enjoying this camp site.
This camp spot
This camp spot is a right turn onto a road that goes to the creek, just before the bridge, going east, where the creek crosses the road just a little ways below the Willow Creek Reservoir dam.
Here is my camp spot on Willow Creek today, I moved the van just a little to command a larger area and to be in a better position with the sun in the morning. In the winter I need the sun to shine in to warm up the van, but not in the summer time, as it’s the other way around, as it’s a bit on the warmer side.
Critter holes in the ground
One of the reasons I decided to stay is there are a lot of holes in the ground for things to live in around here. Mostly ground squirrels, but I did see some larger critters this morning frolicking around and moving so fast through the grass, I couldn’t make them out.
The most curious squirrel of them all
Around seven PM, I went for a little walk up the river a mile or so.
Not too many insects that bother me, except about an hour before dark, lots of bugs are out including some mosquitoes. Lots of moths out and some Mayflies that are out too at this time. The mosquitoes aren’t too bad as they aren’t real aggressive, but they are a nuisance. Lucky me, I have netting with magnets to go over my front door windows and side doors, so I only have to deal with the ones that get by that. Most of the bugs disappear for the night, as it gets dark and cooler and are not out in the day time, until an hour before dark.
That was it for the day. Tomorrow, I am planning to head on up the road a ways and check out some other camp areas and am eventually working my way to the Duck Valley Indian Reservation where I can gas up and post these blogs.
Nice lazy day here.