Driving Into Spring

Driving Into Spring

In the desert, spring is hard to notice. In years when there is no outbreak of colorful flowers, the signs of the shifting seasons are even more subtle. You might notice that some of the leaves seem slightly greener, a few cacti might blossom, and …

Well, We Got Snowed On

Well, We Got Snowed On

Like the Donners on their way west, we too got snowed on … but we didn’t have to resort to cannibalism. Instead, we’re shacked up at a hotel in Raton, New Mexico. Now that the snow has stopped and we can see more than a few …

Fall Colors In Mesa Country | Black Mesa State Park, Oklahoma

Fall Colors In Mesa Country | Black Mesa State Park, Oklahoma

It’s fall here too! But instead of acres of trees turning red and gold, there are only a few that follow the mostly dry riverbeds. It’s a new look for us.  They’re more like fireworks than fall colors.  

Kansas to Oklahoma: A Few Days on the Prairie

Kansas to Oklahoma: A Few Days on the Prairie

Watch out – we’re free and we’re headed (south)west! Given the new rule that we don’t drive more than a few hours a day, rather than blasting across Kansas we approached the state with an open mind and a ready foot on the brake. The …