Tag Archive: Travel

Ohio has always been a place that I am from

An excerpt from a recent paper I wrote for my creative non-fiction environmental writing class.   It’s hard to explain, but Ohio has always been a place that I am from, even before… Continue reading

City of Rocks, Idaho

A while ago I went to City of Rocks to climb some rocks (I’m a bit behind in blog posts, too busy doing things outside. Sorry. Sorta. But not too much). It was awesome.… Continue reading

A Postcard from Cambodia

I got this in the mail the other day: “An elderly Cambodian woman puffs locally grown tobacco.”  This is what the back says:   Smithy, How’s Boulder? Cambodia and Vietnam are HOT! but… Continue reading

Sign spotting: Part 1- Personal Safety

My little brother loves the Signspotting books. He owns them all. I know this, because he has shown them all to me. Repeatedly. He typically goes through phases where he is fairly obsessed… Continue reading

Oh Canada.

Oh hey everyone, I’m in Canada right now. Might have forgotten to mention that… whoops. Anyway, here I am! I’m working as a bird bander for the Huntsman Marine Science Centre, which is… Continue reading

Straight lines

“I don’t much care for straight lines. Too lacking in possibility.” – Craig Childs, from Soul of Nowhere

Arches

We are driving through Arches National Park, and it’s raining. There are big flashes of lightning here and there, but I can’t hear if there is any thunder. The car windows are rolled… Continue reading

Horseshoe Bend, Arizona

  We spent about a day in Page, Arizona, saluting the day both at its end and beginning from the rim of Horseshoe Bend, a “horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River.” We made… Continue reading

Owachomo Natural Bridge, Utah

I am sitting in Natural Bridges National Monument, at Owachomo Natural Bridge, the last of three natural bridges in the Monument. It is after dark, and I’m waiting for the stars and my… Continue reading

Postcard: View from the road

Dear Mom, Dad, Megan, Eric, and the various animals living in our house, Howdy from the road! Right now I’m sitting in a McDonalds in Page, Arizona, using the wifi and drinking a… Continue reading