We go for a nice long walk through the woods with my new pup, Valley, and encounter lush creek beds, stunning sheer ridges, and a couple of fiery species among the berry bush shrubs of the pine forest.Read more "Puppy’s First Hike"
On our first day with my new dog, Valley, Morgan and I start developing a language of words and gestures to convey idea like “sit,” “come,” and “down.” Already the pup is clearly a genius!Read more "Valley Taming"
I finally find the perfect dog to share all my adventures, camping across the country and beyond!Read more "The Day of the Dog"
Back to Montana! We experience Western Hospitality and top-notch camping in the Lolo National Forest. The Clark Fork River, the mountains and the dragonflies resonate with stories of ancientness and the flow of the ecological world.Read more "Going Lolo"
We set off looking for the perfect travelling dog and ended up having a blast at the Blues Festival in Wallace after finding out the route to Thompson Falls Montana Google Maps suggested was a bit more complicated than expected.Read more "Misty Mountain Blues"
Portland’s status as an ultra-cool, progressive city is legendary, so of course the whole Texas contingent (us + 3 of our friends from home) had to see if the dream of the ’90s was alive.Read more "Dream’s Alive in Portland"
After nearly 3000 miles, we finally made it to Spokane, met up with old friends, made new friends, and watched a wildfire being fought with helicopters and airtankers.Read more "Fire Over Little Spokane"
We wander into Anaconda, Montana and find out about how toxic by-products from copper mining made the Clark Fork river part of the nation’s largest Superfund clean-up sites.Read more "Wide Montana Skies"
Enjoying the finer things in life like camping with a family of bald eagles as neighbors and kayaking on the intensely turquoise water of Bear LakeRead more "Beside Bear Lake with Bald Eagles"
Driving through Utah and Wyoming and visualizing, swimming above the plains, prehistoric sea creatures (giant marine reptiles, squid and ancient swimming birds) of the Cretaceous. All creatures whose fossilized remains are buried in layers of multicolored dirt.Read more "Land of Dirt Rainbows and Sandstone Sculptures"