Late in the evening, driving back to camp along a dirt road after shooting the sunset near Ridgway, Colorado, something large loped into the road a few hundred feet ahead of me. It was so unexpected that it took me a few seconds to take in the size, color and movement of the animal and… More A high point!
I’ve mentioned my car many times in my blog. My “Eletent”, the trusty Honda Element that has carried me all over the US and Canada and been my mobile tent through it all, has racked up a lot of miles. At 220,000 miles it was only to be expected that eventually something would go wrong… More Things Fall Apart
For most of my travels I’ve tried to use the ‘Blog In Order As I Go’ method, but with longer trips it becomes increasingly difficult. The next story, in chronological order for this trip, is for a location that I feel would be better served if I waited until I got home and could more… More Just a touch of chaos and misadventure…
After Devil’s Tower, I met up with my good friend and fellow photographer, John Sperry, who was joining me for the following week or so of my travels. We’d chosen Buffalo, Wyoming as our meeting place based on its proximity to our mutual locations and planned destination. We lucked out with a gorgeous campsite at… More Fort Phil Kearny
This trip was the second time I made a quick stop at Devil’s Tower National Monument on my way to someplace else. As before, though I had forgotten until I was there again, I wished I had scheduled more time. Devil’s Tower itself is, of course, the main attraction, domineering the landscape, but its not… More Devil’s Tower
After leaving the Badlands, I headed west, and was excited to see a sign along the highway for Belle Joli winery. I’d discovered their wines on a previous pass through and brought home bottles to share with my sisters and friends. I hadnt had them since because South Dakota doesnt allow for the shipping of… More Deadwood
The past few days have been full of a months worth of experiences. Small towns, the black hills and Devils Tower in South Dakota, the wide expanse of Wyoming, Lewis & Clark National Forest in Montana, and a whole lot of Alberta, Canada. I’m capturing some amazing light and meeting wonderful people…and taking notes so… More A quick hello!