Journal Entries

The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore

The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore

I’ve glued four matches together and already had a few revelations. One, it’s not as easy as it sounds, and two, I should have considered how I planned to hold them in place while they ...
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Dad had his training session today, so I had the day to explore the area. I’d checked the National Park Service website and discovered there is a park just 45 minutes away in Hot Springs, ...
Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

Lindalee and I stopped at one of my favorite National Parks, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in central southern Colorado. ...
Mesa Verde, Colorado

Mesa Verde, Colorado

Our first stop this morning was Mesa Verde National Park, which I figured might consume an hour or so. Five hours later we coasted down the mesa towards the exit, a whole eight miles further ...
Antelope Canyon, Arizona

Antelope Canyon, Arizona

Today was one of those once-in-a-lifetime days where you see something truly amazing, and between the sheer willpower to grasp it and the energy to pick yourself up out of the sand after kneeling under ...
The Meltdown – Northern Arizona

The Meltdown – Northern Arizona

Lindalee is having a meltdown in the middle of nowhere, she’s freaking out, she has the car keys, I’ve got no water or food. Help? Start: Grand Canyon, Arizona, end: Page, Arizona ...
Big Pine to Three Rivers, California

Big Pine to Three Rivers, California

Also, these are going to get posted out of order, so bear with me. It may be several days between internet connections, and even more days between times that I have enough energy to write. ...
Death Valley to Bristlecone Pine Forest, California

Death Valley to Bristlecone Pine Forest, California

What a day of extremes. We got up and out of the tent around 05:30 to drive over and catch the sunrise at Badwater, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at -282 feet below ...
Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

Apparently I didn’t have much to write about today, mostly photos. I do know I was looking forward to the all-you-can-eat breakfast brunch at the Bellagio! ...
Zion National Park

Zion National Park

Maybe someday I’ll dig out my journal and write something, but for now, photos. ...
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

Apparently didn’t have too much to write about, just photos. Looking back, I seem to remember being weirded out by a lot of things that were somehow foreign yet in my own country. ...
Hays to Moab, Utah

Hays to Moab, Utah

We hauled ass, managed to make it as far as the outskirts of Moab by the end of day two of driving. ...
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