Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Ghosts of Outlaws Past

These days, Hole in the Wall, Wyoming is as rural as this country gets; long dirt roads lead on forever, with few signs to guide the way. Back in Wyoming’s Wild West days this place was even wilder: around the … Continue reading

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Filly Lost & Found: A Mother’s Day Post

This week in Wyoming, one of my childhood dreams came true. Somewhat lost on back roads, searching for Butch Cassidy’s Outlaw Cave in the middle of nowhere Wyoming, I happened to look off to the side of the red dirt … Continue reading

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For Sale: Dinosaur Bone Cabin, Believe It Or Not…

Having no desire whatsoever to own my own home, I don’t follow real estate markets, but things must be bad if this geologic treasure hasn’t been sold. This one of a kind cabin in Como Bluff, Wyoming was built in … Continue reading

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Awesome Reader Tip of the Day: Vedauwoo Rocks, WY!

Like all bloggers, I love getting comments from readers, especially when they give me hot tips for things to see and places to go on the road! After my Pawnee National Grasslands story the other day, one of my readers … Continue reading

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Explosions in the Sky: Pawnee National Grasslands

In my seven years living on the road I have camped out more nights than I have slept under any one roof. I love camping, but every now and then I suffer through a wretchedly wet night. I can handle … Continue reading

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Road Closed? Park and Walk! Just Watch Out For Moose…

Spring in Colorado is a such a tease. The mountains look so inviting, but all the forest roads are closed until Memorial Day and the trails are knee deep in mud. This past weekend, I swung by Denver to pick … Continue reading

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My Teardrop on the Tiny House Blog!

Hey Everybody! Today I’m thrilled and flattered to have my Teardrop featured on one of my favorite sustainable living sites: the Tiny House Blog. Go check it out! 🙂

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How To Plan A Killer Road Trip! Part 1

So the great irony to this post is that these days, I spend very little time planning my road trips. After twelve cross-country trips and dozens of regional trips, I’m a master. I just grab my keys (and my Adventure … Continue reading

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La Ventana Arch & Penitente Canyon

When I think of southern Colorado, I think mountains, specifically the San Juan range, which is home of some of my favorite summits. But SoCo has its fair share of desert too. The land wedged between the San Juans and … Continue reading

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Colorado Gators!

Driving north from Great Sand Dunes National Park on highway 17, I passed a curious billboard: Visit Colorado Gators! Alligators in Colorado?! This I had to see. Turns out, Colorado Gators isn’t a gator farm, it’s a tilapia farm that uses … Continue reading

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