Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

On our way from Grand Junction to Mesa Verde National Park we swung by the Black Canyon of the Gunnison River. Declared a National Monument in 1933, it wasn’t until 1999 that is was upgraded to National Park status by Congress. I describe the place to look as if God took a giant, dull knife […]

Sand & Shadows

When camping at Monahans Sandhills in Texas, I woke up before sunrise and walked out on the dunes. It was dead quiet and seemed like I was the only human on earth. The sun rose slowly with a orangish-red glow and created the most incredible shadows across the dunes. I’ll probably follow this up in […]