Flipping through the channels the other night I came across the movie Into the Wild. I can’t remember exactly how I felt after I first saw it, but these days I’m guessing a little differently.
…but maybe the Pope Francis hype rubbed off on me this weekend. Continue reading
It was fitting Joshua Tree National Park would be the last stop on my trip. To make it even more epic, my good buddy Andy met me out in our old stomping grounds for one of the most beautiful nights of the summer. Continue reading
It would be easy to go on about the drought and its effects on the Sacramento Valley- from historically low reservoir levels to brown weedy lawns to numerous wildfires to the 108-degree heat that met me my first day in the area- but when you’re visiting old pals and their families you tend to focus on the positive. We turned California’s water “woes” into our own water “WHOA!s” for the weekend. Continue reading
Just a quickie from my drive south from Arcata. Continue reading
My buddy and old bandmate Jason moved into the mountains of the Oregon Coast Range last year. It’s a really beautiful place to be….at least in the summer ;) I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. Enjoy… Continue reading
The only bad part of stealth camping in my truck in the parking lot at the Old Faithful Inn was having to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom… Continue reading
The original route had me skipping Yellowstone and going up into Montana, possibly through Glacier National Park. But after committing to Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse after Sturgis, I was on course through Wyoming, had a friend to visit on the other side of the Tetons in Driggs, Idaho, and figured it’d be worth checking out America’s own little super volcano again anyway. Continue reading