Tag Archives: National Parks

Don’t Chase Someone Else’s Dream: Rule for Intrepid Living #73

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Good morning from Bighorn Park.

My friends Mike and Alex are about to set off on an amazing adventure. They’ve sold their house, liquidated the majority of their possessions, and have converted a van into a home. Soon they’ll hit the road, and visit every National Park in the US (even Hawaii, though they won’t drive there). Recently, I shared their plans with a friend… Read more »

How to Get Yosemite & Other National Parks All to Yourself

Wind Cave National Park

Something that you may have noticed from the content that I post is that I love our National Parks! Often referred to as America’s best idea, our National Park system is intended for the enjoyment of all, and despite a growing number of challenges that the NPS faces, (including the recent government shutdown and potential for another in the near… Read more »

Exploring Arches National Park: On the Road in Utah

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Strap yourselves in ladies and gents, we’re headed to Arches National Park. After we parted ways with Amanda in Colorado, we continued West, to Moab. Here we met up with Clarissa’s friend Hannah and then continued to Ken’s Lake Campground, a nice BLM site where we tented up for the night. As soon as the sun sank below the ridgeline,… Read more »

Adventures in America’s Best Idea: Four National Parks We Visited in 2016

Four National Parks visited in 2016

Our National Parks have been referred to as “America’s Best Idea,” and after Clarissa and I spentĀ  a month traveling the country by car, I can attest that there’s definitely something to that. The National Park Service, and the men and women who work in its employ, labor to ensure that our public lands and history are well taken care… Read more »

Last Week in Review

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It’s been an interesting week, and since it has led to a delay in my publication schedule as well as contributed to future content, I’ve decided to share some of the details with you in this brief post. Let’s start with the bad news. I broke my hand while hiking on Sunday. It was unpleasant, but we handled the situation… Read more »