Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 4

After Rocky Mountain National Park, we headed to Yellowstone National Park. It was about a 10-hour drive so we decided to get a hotel room in Casper, Wyoming on the way there, and catch up on laundry while in Casper. Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 4

Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 3

The drive from Colorado National Monument to Rocky Mountain National Park was adventurous, to say the least. As we were driving through the mountains on a 2-lane highway at I-4 speeds, the Jucy campervan started to shake every time I Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 3

Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 2

The drive to Moab was flat and boring most of the way, but we did see these really cool wind turbines. They were absolutely enormous, and somehow really beautiful!  We stayed the night in a hotel: Aaaaaaaah. Climate control, a Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 2

Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 1

Well, we did it! My 13yo son Jacob and I went on our 15-day “Epic Roadtrip” around the Western U.S.! It was everything I’d hoped for and more, and I’m pretty sure Jacob had a fun time, too! I wish Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 1

Bugs and Forest photos from GHB State Park

Here are some photos from our trip to Gold Head Branch State Park last weekend – see my previous blog post for details on the trip. First, the macros (click to enlarge). Surprised Cricket Grumpy Cricket Teeny Tiny Spider with Continue reading Bugs and Forest photos from GHB State Park

Camping at Gold Head Branch State Park

I scheduled a spur-of-the-moment trip to Gold Head Branch State Park (about 2 1/2 hours north of Lake Mary) for a Friday through Sunday stay – literally decided to do this Thursday night for a Friday departure. My kids are accustomed to my spontaneity Continue reading Camping at Gold Head Branch State Park

Rainbow Springs Camping Trip, March 2013

The boys and I went to Rainbow Springs for a weekend getaway Friday through Sunday. We kayaked the Rainbow River a few weeks ago, but this was our first visit to the campground and the state park trails.