Month: November 2011

Family Feud Between Grizzly Bears #399 and #610

Grizzly Bear and Three Cubs

It was the first morning back from a month-long excursion into the southwest. I still wasn’t adjusted to temperatures in the teens and my warm clothes were scattered between my bag and car, causing me to head up into Grand Teton National Park a bit improperly dressed. Regardless, I had a down jacket, so for the most part I knew I’d be okay.… Keep reading...

Delicate Arch Under the Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Over Delicate Arch

Since I had never really gotten the chance to explore Arches National Park on my own before this trip, I wanted to make the most of it, and that meant spending a few hours at the park’s most prominent feature, Delicate Arch.

Despite it being photographed from virtually every angle and time of day, as well as not having any clouds in the sky that evening, I knew I wasn’t going to get anything groundbreakingly new, so I simply went up and enjoyed myself and took the best photos I knew how to do.… Keep reading...

Cathedral Rock in Sedona, Arizona

Cathedral Rock of Sedona, Arizona

I’m currently in Phoenix, Arizona and I’ve discovered that it’s nearly impossible for me to take photos while in the Phoenix area. I had plenty of places I wanted to explore and go to while here, yet I find catching up with friends and going back to the way of life I had while I was here so much more appealing.… Keep reading...

Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park

Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park

I’ve spent the last few days here in Moab, Utah, which I like to describe as a Jackson Hole in the desert. It’s a beautiful place with all kinds of outdoor activities, set in dramatically natural, sandstone carvings all over the landscape.

One of the more iconic spots is sunrise on Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park’s, Island in the Sky District.… Keep reading...

A Road Trip Mindset

Bull Elk in Chaco Culture National Historic Park

Sometimes, if you don’t go into a road trip with the right mindset, it can be just as stressful as staying home and working. Friends and I poke fun at people all the time for taking hurried vacations where we witness them arguing with each other and frantically trying to reach point B as quickly as they can, passing by amazing sights and experiences along the way.… Keep reading...

Twilight Over Dinosaur National Monument

Twilight Over Dinosaur National Monument

I was expecting to camp out in Dinosaur National Monument on my first night out. Failing to check up on the weather though, I was greeted to the Visitor’s Center closed down for the season and warnings outside of it that the road to the only campground from that point is impassible if it gets wet at all.… Keep reading...