Montana view and neighbors This post is being written for the 2017 ActiveRain Photography Contest in the category of "Real Life/Travel and Places". The contest asks that we submit a picture, with an explanation of why we chose it. So here is my story. ... » Learn More about Montana view and neighbors
I "heart" Montana I recently had the pleasure of spending ten days of vacation in the beautiful state of Montana. This was my third trip to the area, and this trip solidified my love for the state. That's mostly because I love the outdoors and beauty that is found in nature, and this place is ... » Learn More about I “heart” Montana
Is R-PODing really camping? I grew up firm in the knowledge that camping meant spending a week in a tent with family. The tent in my memory was a relatively large brown canvas contraption. When it rained, we were told not to touch the top of the tent, and of course we couldn't help but do exactly ... » Learn More about Is R-PODing really camping?
How to travel in Southwestern USA I just returned home after a two-week trip to Southwest America, where 1,700 miles took us through the four states of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah (not necessarily in that order). The trip included hiking in NM mountains, a scary four-wheel drive in CO ... » Learn More about How to travel in Southwestern USA
My Three Month Ocean Voyage I’ve shared many thoughts from my recent three-month ship adventure, and this is my final ship related blog. This covers the miscellaneous things I learned while on the sea that didn't fit in anywhere else. ... » Learn More about My Three Month Ocean Voyage, the Wrap-up