The longest hike of our long road trip was the loop around Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park. It … Continue reading Jenny Lake Trail
This image, like many I’ve taken was from the road through Grand Teton National Park. While I wish I’d spent … Continue reading Grazing Bison
In our living room there are two types of photographs hanging on the walls. There are those of family and … Continue reading Two types of photographs
What inspires you to travel? Or do you even like to travel? If you don’t, read on, maybe you’ll end … Continue reading Why I’m inspired to travel
As our next trip is a fair ways off, this seems like a good time to reminisce about road trips … Continue reading Yellowstone
This past October, my wife and I needed a break. She had just completed a very stressful two month rotation at school and it was no walk in the park for the rest of the family either. During this same time, my step-father passed away after a battle with cancer. His passing was sudden and unexpected. It was one of those moments where you take stock of your situation and consider a great many things.
We knew that after her rotation we would like to take some time to get away and unwind, but during the lead up to our break, we nearly scrapped our plans to take a trip for a variety of reasons. After my step-father’s passing, we decided that we needed to go. Life is just too short to let some things stand in your way of enjoying it.
So, with the weight of the situation on us, we decided that we would take our trip. After deciding on a few of the details, our flight was booked, rental car was reserved and bags were packed. This trip was one that we had been hoping to take for several years. Going back to over three years ago, when we were beat by the sunset to Arches National Park. Continue reading “Going the extra mile… or three”