I haven’t posted anything new for over a week, because I was off to California’s Big Sur area for a writing workshop. While I was busy workshopping and focusing on my next book, a children’s fantasy story, I accidentally fell in love with the area. It’s hard not to, what with the towering redwoods, the […]
Cheryl Strayed’s Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail was at the top of my booklist since reading her Dear Sugar column, Write Like a Motherfucker. It gave me some encouragement I desperately needed. So I read it again. And then I read more of her columns. And still more after that. […]
The view while walking up to the Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park.
One of my favorite places anywhere? Hiking amongst the redwood trees of John Muir National Monument.
It only takes about two hours to get from the hotels on the Las Vegas Strip to Death Valley National Park, a short and easy day trip from the craziness of Sin City. I stood atop Dante’s View with my friend, happy to have made the drive. We got a deal on a car rental […]
Walking through the John Muir National Monument.
I had a fantastic year of travel. It was probably one of the best ever for me. And with it came recognition as one of the best travel blogs of 2011 by Washington Flyer. To sum up my annual adventures in a single story is like writing about your own year, everything that has happened […]
It is no secret that I love the national parks of the United States. I make it a point to go to as many as I can each year, driving to most thanks to my parallel love of road trips. And after seeing so many impressive places through the years, I figured it was high […]