Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (or, the things you find in the desert, part 1)

(Happy New Year! Now that the holiday madness is over, I hope I can return to some more regular posts!) Until recently, all I knew about Joshua Tree was that it was a U2 album. And all I knew about the Palm Desert area was that it was known for its mid-century modernist architectural andContinue reading “Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (or, the things you find in the desert, part 1)”

Bryce is Nice

At Bryce Canyon, we stayed at Ruby’s Inn Campground, which as dusty as it was, was a really great location for exploring the park.  There is not much in Bryce Canyon City, and most of it seems to be connected to Ruby’s somehow (there is also a lodge and general store and gift store). IContinue reading “Bryce is Nice”

More of Moab

I sometimes feel it’s hard to really understand the geography of a place, or what the fuss is about until you get there. Moab is one of those places. It’s a small tourist town about ten minutes south of Arches National Park and about 45 minutes south east of Canyonlands National Park.  It is justContinue reading “More of Moab”

Hell’s Revenge (Otherwise Known as “One day My Wife Will Get Hers”)

by Charlie For many, a trip to Moab wouldn’t be complete without a drive through the nearby national parks, and taking in the absolutely incredible topography. With its sheer rock faces and incredible red color, it truly is a sight to behold. If you haven’t been to Moab and the parks, do yourself a favorContinue reading “Hell’s Revenge (Otherwise Known as “One day My Wife Will Get Hers”)”

Maiden Voyage Part 2

After all that, we didn’t even talk about our first destination…  On our maiden voyage, we spent a night in Portland, OR, then moved on to Astoria. We stayed at the KOA there, which was actually pretty awesome! They had the typical pancake breakfast, kids bike-friendly property, the usual KOA works. They even had mini golf andContinue reading “Maiden Voyage Part 2”