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 →

Stan’s Place

There's truly nothing like my friend Stan or the amazing place he calls home. Stan himself, as you might have gathered by looking at this photo, is a one of a kind individual who beats to a different drum and seems to care less about what others would think of him or his colorful life.... Continue Reading →

Somewhere in Colorado

Sadly I can't remember where we took this awesome photo but I'm pretty sure it was on the "Million Dollar Highway" between Durango and Ouray, Colorado. I could certainly write a post about that short journey as my head was spinning from the cork screw road and sheer cliffs. If I'm wrong on where these... 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 →

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 →

Road trip to the Texas Hill Country

This is just a short post as we are about to drive south to watch Erik compete in the Bandera 100K Trail Race. Once we return I'll make sure and post a comprehensive story about the trip and the experience of a trail ultra race. Should be interesting.

Reunion in Decorah, Iowa

Most of my wife's family lives in Iowa and Minnesota, including several that live in one of my favorite towns; Decorah, Iowa. When you think of Iowa you may think of flat corn fields but Decorah looks considerably different with hills, rocky cliffs, and beautiful trees everywhere. For a town of less than 10,000 people... Continue Reading →

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