By now, you’ve probably already seen the photos making their rounds on social media of frozen bubbles that look like jellyfish caught underneath the ice at Abraham Lake. Where is Abraham Lake, exactly? This lesser known spot now has people teeming in from all over the province of Alberta to catch a glimpse of this […]
Over several roamings around Alberta, Canada, I’ve been thoroughly charmed by the spectacular scenery – especially by the lakes and rivers! And through visits in different seasons, I’ve gotten to enjoy them in a variety of states (well, provinces, technically). There’s so much geologic beauty there to take in and learn about! While in the […]
While visiting friends in Cochrane, Alberta, we had to make the difficult decision of how to spread out our limited time in Canada. I recall when we lived in Yellowstone shaking our heads each time a visitor came into the park with a few short hours to spend. We wondered if it was worth the time to […]
This is Austin in January. I took these pictures on a beautiful Sunday, two weeks ago. I went on a long walk along the Colorado river, passing through Zilker Park and Barton Springs natural pool. And yes there were people swimming! I have never been able to wear a only a t-shirt in January, so […]
I can’t believe how quickly those three weeks went by! It was already my last day, in the evening I had to be at Dulles airport for my flight back home.
Several months before my Mom passed late November 2014, we had discussed my hope to some day be able to travel cross-country in our motorhome. She made me promise that if I ever got the chance, I had to go see the Crazy Horse Memorial for her, a sighting she had longed to see herself […]
Real backpacking means you leave the majority of your creature comforts at home and take just the necessities. In all honesty you can only fit a specific about of ‘things’ into a backpack that you have to literally carry around the world.
You can’t beat a cold, frosty and sunny morning for a lovely Saturday morning walk