Category Archive: writing

N O M A D // no 7

We only have so many summers so get out there and live.” The towering rocks of Sedona were glowing red when the sun rose over the Verde River. The meandering rivers and endless… Continue reading

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N O M A D // no 6

I love this life, and although I may not have money every day, I know that everything will work out, and as long as my daughter and I are healthy and happy, that’s… Continue reading

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the river of grass

They call the Everglades “the river of grass”, and a few weeks ago, I witnessed why. Now just to clarify, the Everglades is not just limited to Everglades National Park.  The area is… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // equipped

“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.” Ansel Adams   Equipment It cannot be said enough… the equipment is only as good as the photographer using… Continue reading

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flashback | everglades

It was thirteen years ago…. I sat at a crappy, college-student computer, playing around on a new website called “Priceline”. Back then, all you could do was bid on flights. And so it… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // the plan

“To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” Leonard Bernstein Once I’ve made a decision on the destination, the real planning begins… I chose my route… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // the destination

“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller  The first thing, and sometimes one of the toughest to determine when planning a road trip… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // intro

It is said that “the road goes on forever”, but I prefer to think of it as having both a beginning and an end. And the place to start and finish is always… Continue reading

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big bend // revisited… part 2

Once again, I woke up before the sun… And witnessed a spectacular sunrise over the Chihuahuan Desert, with both Texas and Mexico in view. Everything in the desert seems to want to hurt… Continue reading

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big bend // revisited

It didn’t take long to get back into the rhythm of Big Bend. After all, it had only been 18 or so months. But this lesser-known National Park, in the middle-of-freaking-nowehere on the… Continue reading

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guadalupe mountains // an overnighter

Another quick stop I made on the road trip was Guadalupe Mountains National Park, on the border of Texas and New Mexico. Yet another first for me.  I mean, I’ve passed this park… Continue reading

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rocky mountain national park // pictures

Well, after 3 weeks and 4300 miles, I’m finally back home. It was an epic road trip and I am so pleased with the work I had the chance to produce in 5… Continue reading

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rocky mountain high | road-trip 2013

I have never been to Rock Mountain National Park.  Yeah… seriously. With all of the locations I drive to regularly in New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, for some reason, I have never been.… Continue reading

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brazos bend | where the wild things are

If you’ve visited this blog more than once, you probably know that I love Brazos Bend State Park.  And I LOVE alligators.  Strange, I know. But an interesting new development from this last… Continue reading

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why?

I won’t propose to wrap up the questions of the universe in this post, but I found the “why” question swirling around my heart and head a lot while in South Sudan the… Continue reading

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wyoming | the bounty of autumn

it’s been said before that fall in the mountains is a magical time. the leaves are changing, the temperature drops, and the animals are energized with hormones for mating season. moose populations in… Continue reading

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wyoming | antelope hunt

** GRAPHIC HUNTING PHOTOS… PLEASE BE ADVISED** i felt kind of silly writing the above disclaimer… but then i thought about it, and many of the folks that frequent my site are expecting… Continue reading

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nuevo big bend birthday

well, it’s that time of year again… my wife’s birthday week(s) started at the beginning of november with our annual big bend birthday trip. but this year was different.  we invited friends! we… Continue reading

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please stop the madness…

i told myself when i started this blog that i would never post anything political….  well, i knew it was only a matter of time before i broke down…. there is a man… Continue reading

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wyoming: day 2 (riding the drift, etc.)

we woke before the sun came up… it was a big day.  i made some coffee and we set off to meet Mike and Ellen at kendall bridge. from there we would follow… Continue reading

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the fourth

this year, the fourth of july was really special. the day started by walking up early, the giant san juan mountains surrounding us. i was with good friends, my wife was on her… Continue reading

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