Yellowstone

  Heading back to Yellowstone after more than thirty years was exhilarating and sad. I took my family on a journey to my past, only to find that very little had remained the same. The Park had been repeatedly stricken over the years by forest fires, leaving the grandeur of the evergreens that lined the…

Oh the Places You’ll Go

Summertime is the time for travel for most families. The kids are out of school, the weather is great, and you need a break from work to regenerate. So where do you go? Chances are you want a place that entertains the kids while still providing a relaxing and hopefully pampering atmosphere for you. If…

5 Stories to Inspire Your Lust for the Great Outdoors

“Through their spectacular landscapes, magnificent wildlife and rich history, national parks have inspired generations of visitors. But often, it is the people within those parks who move us most. Here are five personal stories of determination, selflessness and healing that show how parks can bring out the best in people.” Nicolas Brulliard Source: 5 Inspirational Stories…

Joaquin

This may be the only safe place to view hurricane Joaquin. As the hurricane strengthens it’s important to get you and your family prepared.   Early morning shot of Hurricane #Joaquin from @space_station before reaching #Bahamas. Hope all is safe. #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/3dlwOzU2eq — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) October 2, 2015 Joaquin is expected to pass about…

A Whole Lot of Hot Air

 Beginning October 3, Albuquerque’s skies will come alive with an amazing display of hot air balloons. This world-class festival is a must visit. There are plenty of activities, music, and crazy balloons to entertain kids of all ages, and if you are feeling a bit adventurous, you can climb aboard a balloon for your own…