Southbound on the Icefields Parkway

Finally, the time had come, we were on the last day of our first Canadian adventure. We’d seen some truly remarkable places and were already hoping to return, but there was one more stretch of road to cover. We don’t usually take out-and-back routes on our trips, but when you get to see one of Read more about Southbound on the Icefields Parkway[…]

Jasper and the Icefields Parkway

Our short time in Banff had come to an end and the next stage of our adventure was about to begin! The Icefields Parkway begins just North of Lake Louise and there are a couple things you need to keep in mind if you plan to take this route. First, services are extremely limited, there Read more about Jasper and the Icefields Parkway[…]

Saguaro National Park

Adventures in New Places

The New Year has brought about a somewhat unique opportunity. I was able to travel with my wife on her trip to the Southwest as she interviews at potential residency programs. The idea of me going was two fold, one and probably the most important, was that if we’re going to consider living in these Read more about Adventures in New Places[…]

Two types of photographs

In our living room there are two types of photographs hanging on the walls. There are those of family and friends taken at birthday parties, family reunions and holiday gatherings and then there are those of the beautiful places we’ve been. Each and every photo has a story to tell. There is something distinctly different Read more about Two types of photographs[…]

Following through

Last month I shared with you some of my thoughts in Reflections and Resolutions. I can honestly say that keeping to some of these resolutions has been more challenging than others. Family time has already improved as we’ve reinstated family date night, the improving weather is allowing us to be outside more and we’re already planning our summer Read more about Following through[…]

Why I’m inspired to travel

What inspires you to travel? Or do you even like to travel? If you don’t, read on, maybe you’ll end up with a different outlook on what traveling can do for you. There are many reasons to travel. Work and pleasure may be the two that come to mind first. There are others, although I Read more about Why I’m inspired to travel[…]

Over 35,000 in 2014

The below post has been sitting in draft status for quite awhile, so with minimal editing and hopefully a clear conclusion, here you have it, my thoughts… though somewhat delayed. I know it’s been awhile since I’ve written anything on here, so there’s probably good reason to expect a lot to share. While I can Read more about Over 35,000 in 2014[…]