Appalachian Highs

Sometimes, when life gets you down, you just have to get high. Real high. Naturally. A change in altitude can give you a lift in attitude! We recently traveled to Tennessee for a wedding and allowed a few extra days on the front end to climb a couple more state high points, one in KentuckyContinue reading “Appalachian Highs”

Becoming John Wesley Powell

At some point in our lives we will all be faced with becoming John Wesley Powell in one way or another. I’ve always admired the famous explorer John Wesley Powell (1834-1902). He was one of the first explorers to run the mighty Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in 1869. He was an explorer, geologist,Continue reading “Becoming John Wesley Powell”

Herschel Island Odyssey-Driving the Dempster Highway through the Canadian Arctic

chronicle of a trip up the lonely Dempster Highway to its end in Inuvik, NWT and a bush plane trip to remote Herschel Island in the Arctic Ocean off the northern coast of Yukon.