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Walking Through History on Berlin's Grand Circle

Destination: Germany

As the headline says, Trent chose Germany.

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Mesa Verde National Park

A Look Ahead To 2016

Without sounding like a complete bust here, I’ve got a lot of repeat visits coming up in 2016. There’s a reason for that, though, which I’ll get to in a moment. First, what’s on tap for the new year…

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christmas 2015

The Ghosts Of Christmas 2015

What a busy, busy year! Whew. And I’m thankful for every minute of it.

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Yellowstone's Snake River Shaking Bathing Buffalo

Spotting Wildlife in the Tetons and Yellowstone

We saw so much wildlife in the Tetons and Yellowstone, that my girlfriend and I started naming the animals. No, nothing like Bob or Susie. We created fun names – at least we thought so, laughing as we pointed and shouted them out throughout the trip – and a whole bunch of great memories. Here […]

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Our Canyon Campground site in Yellowstone

My First Time Camping in Yellowstone

My first time camping was my first time camping in Yellowstone. Well, I suppose that’s not entirely true. I did a little camping with my parents and the Boy Scouts when I was a kid, but that’s so many years ago I don’t really recall it beyond the roasted marshmallows, some swimming, and those awesome […]

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Yellowstone's Grand Prismatic from the overlook trail

Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic

I’ve not been able to see Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic either of the previous two times I’ve visited the national park. The parking lot for both the boardwalk and the trail to the overlook were¬†way too packed, and there was too much else to see and do for me to sit and wait for a spot […]

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North Cheyenne Canon's Helen Hunt Falls - August 23rd

My Summer of Hiking

With summer and warmer weather already here, I’m gearing up for another Colorado hiking season. Last year’s was spectacular, with my puppy Anna and I getting out to do more than a trail a week between the end of March and the end of October. We explored several new locations, oftentimes with friends or my […]

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Mills Lake

Happy 100th Birthday Rocky Mountain National Park!

Happy birthday, Rocky Mountain National Park! That’s right, today – January 26th, 2015 – is the park’s 100th birthday. On this day in 1915, President Woodrow Wilson signed the bill to designate what some call the Switzerland of the U.S. as a national park. In honor of one of my favorite places in Colorado, particularly […]

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