Category Archives: day hike

A Grand Adventure, Conclusion: Santa Fe

TRIP DATES: June 16-22, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM Santa Fe Plaza with the Hendersons Day 8 of our Grand Adventure was our final day with the Hendersons, who would be heading back homeward. Wendy was tired and slept … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Day 7: El Morro & The Ice Cave

TRIP DATE: June 15, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM On Day 7 of our Grand Adventure we traveled to Santa Fe with long stops to hike at El Morro and to explore the Bandera volcano and its ice cave. … Continue reading

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Overlooking Lake Leatherwood

March 16, 2017 | PHOTO ALBUM | SLIDESHOW A year ago, Wendy and I visited Lake Leatherwood for the first time, circumnavigating the lake on a four-mile hike on the Beacham Trail. Wendy had enjoyed searching for rocks with crystals … Continue reading

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Butler Hollow to Radium Hollow

March 15, 2017 For Spring Break 2017, Wendy and I returned to Sugar Ridge Resort on Arkansas’ Beaver Lake for a few days of relaxation. We first stayed there in June 2014, and it has been our Spring Break destination … Continue reading

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Bluestem Lake & Bird Creek School

March 12, 2017 | PHOTO ALBUM | SLIDESHOW The first Sunday of Spring Break 2017 found me tramping down the spillway of Bluestem Lake while, 25 miles to the east, Wendy was at home building a new rose bed. I … Continue reading

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Honeymoon, Day 4: Columbia River Gorge

TRIP DATE: July 5, 2016 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUMĀ | Links to Honeymoon Posts One of my favorite drives is theĀ Historic Columbia River Highway, which originally ran 70 miles from Troutdale east along the south shore of the Columbia River … Continue reading

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Salt Plains

TRIP DATE: 10/8/2016 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM A very busy start to the 2016-2017 school year has temporarily stalled the series of posts on our July honeymoon in the Pacific Northwest. So I’m interjecting here a post on our trip … Continue reading

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