Am I the only person who pursues riddles my logical mind knows it can’t solve? Why do we drive on the parkway and park on the driveway? Why do bad things happen to good people? Do humming birds sleep? Why don’t woodchucks chuck wood?
I just want to make something that could provoke a smile, or start a conversation. But is my story worth telling?
For anyone who’s been injured, you know too well the frustration. With nothing else to do I lay contemplating the last few months living outside of our of Middle-America 9-5 mediocrity.
Do you wonder what’s over the next hill? Motivated by wander lust and exploration you long to find LIFE ANSWERS in Shangri-La, Avalon, El Dorado, Shambhala, Eden, or Neverland? Read more
Three months on the open road, nearly every day had become a life changing experience. So many Ramen noodles, mechanical repairs, Cliff bars, sunrises, sunsets, laughter, and moments of humility. This had become our life, hiking, and photography, endless trails, parks, a seemingly infinite splendor. Read more
Having been warned that Yosemite was a “circus”, “a nature theme park”, and my favorite “The Valley of Crazed Tourist”, We prepared for the National Parks version of the Hunger Games. Read more
Who hasn’t heard of Yosemite Valley? But, for all her fame few know she has a twin brother, Kings Canyon. Yosemite is as American as apple pie, baseball, and Justin Bieber. I do so apologize for the latter. Seriously though, can a self respecting hiker, climber, or outdoor gear junky purchase from a vendor who doesn’t advertise Yosemite adventure? Read more
Leaving the Mojave Desert cooler temperatures called like a siren unto a young sailor. And like a sirens song, it came at a cost. Climbing a steep winding road closed to large trucks. Dolores, our campervan, is a gnarly tiny home on wheels. But she’s big boned, in the cartoon “Cars” she’d be the (BIG GIRL) with a great personality. Read more
As a couple of kids from the Costal Marshes of South East Texas we struggled with record high temps and zero humidity. Phoenix Arizona was grounding flights, as friends and family continued sending links warning of potential heat exhaustion / death. Read more
Enjoying the Golden Hour Photographers of ever skill level from DSLR to smart phone, soaked in the splendor of the South Rim. All those cameras and not a single selfie was taken! Yet as the Golden light faded the dreaded bus loads of tourist arrived. Read more