Planning a Trip

After several months of a forced hiatus from work and travel, I’m in the midst of planning another long road trip.  I thought it was about time I shared a bit with how I actually go about planning these trips. I generally start with a rough idea of where I want to go.  Google Maps … More Planning a Trip

Quick hello…

Having quite the successful trip and have lots to write about, but wifi and time to blog is scarce. Guaranteed that ill be an updating fool post trip. in the meantime…

West Virginia

My destination Tuesday evening was Charleston, WV.  I’d forgotten that at higher elevations, spring would still be a thing to come, so driving through western Maryland included some drabby scenery with naked trees and sad little buds barely giving a hint of color to the landscape.  Lower down, and thankfully for most of the drive, … More West Virginia

Days 22, 23, 24, 25: Altitude, Longetitude, Attitude, Gratitude

THURSDAY I found my way over to Rocky Mountain National Park for the day.  I wandered around and spent some time watching and photographing the elk.  About a half hour before I was set to depart for Boulder, I ran into my pal, Johnny, who has been organizing the photo meet-up for the two weekends … More Days 22, 23, 24, 25: Altitude, Longetitude, Attitude, Gratitude

Day 20: *pause*

I need to remember to take care of small details like resting, drinking fluids and eating enough when I’m running around.  Several of the campsites I’d stayed at had water that tasted a bit icky, so I’d not been drinking enough over the weekend.  I drank very little water on Sunday and on Monday morning, despite being … More Day 20: *pause*