Stories from the trail

Smokey Mountains – The Gauntlet

Bridge to the fall

The drive across country was three days – thousands of self-centered road hogs, countless RV problems and a 35lb puppy – but we survived. Mind you, the weather chose to be uncooperative, shining brightly as we trekked up the trails, to be windy and cloudy once we reached the trails end. Of course, we planned […]

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Winter Storm URI

Our most recent trip back to Colorado – another ski trip to Wolf Creek Lodge in Pagosa Springs – turned out to be much too short to take any real pictures. It was very much an adventure, just not well documented.. so I’ll tell the story. Presidents day of 2021. Our little family decided to […]

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Winter trails

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door. You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off too.”- J.R.R Tolkien Lord of the Rings. It’s daunting – packing up what you can and leaving the comfort of home. But even if […]

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Passion for the land

I did not start discovering America until I was long after my prime. My thoughts, interests, and my lens did not extend much beyond arms reach – and for most of my life I believed that was enough. Frankly, it would never have changed if I had not met my fiancé. An incredible woman with […]

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