A Hidden Trail in the Ozarks

Talk about "off the beaten trail"..... this trail took a great deal of patience and trust in Erik's navigation skills as it was nearly impossible to find the trail head off a small and remote highway in the Arkansas Ozark Mountains. We used the All Trails app to find this place and noticed that is... Continue Reading →

Ready for Spring

I don't have much to say this morning other than I have had enough of rain and cold weather. We certainly needed the rain as it has been very dry but 7 days straight with nearly 10 inches? That's a bit much. So I decided to post some pictures from last Spring on our front... Continue Reading →

4-Wheeling in Silverton Colorado

Silverton is a former silver mining camp, dating back to 1860. By the late 1870's as many as 2,000 miners and their families lived there as the prospectors mined for silver and gold. Some of the mines were open until the 1990's and rumor has it that there are still rich deposits in the nearby... Continue Reading →

Hoover Dam, Nevada/Arizona Border

Ansel Adams was able to climb down the cliff side to get his photo above but it is not too dissimilar to the one we snapped from the road bridge spanning the river. (Photo attributed to: Ansel Adams - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) After making a wrong turn..... literally... Meredith and I decided... Continue Reading →

Mt. Evans Scenic Byway, Colorado

Mt. Evans is located about 60 miles west of Denver, Colorado and at nearly 14,300 feet is the highest paved road in North America.┬áThe Mount Evans Byway starts at nearby Echo Lake and climbs 14 miles to the summit. An excellent stop along the way is at the Walter Pesman Alpine Garden, where you can... Continue Reading →

Geysers at Yellowstone National Park

I could publish this post and not say anything and the photos would speak for themselves. The geysers that are found in Yellowstone are like nothing I had ever seen before and are truly amazing and beautiful. To explain how these work I took this excerpt from the National Park Service website: Sprinkled amid the... Continue Reading →

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