Category Archives: travel

Alaska, Finally.

Only two months later, I’ve finally gotten some photos from our June trip to Alaska up on Flickr.  Looking back through them I feel like I missed quite a bit.  But it is nice sometimes to put the camera down and just be in the moment.

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2012 Summer Road Trip

  Muriel & Papa Gary, Lava Beds, CA   Sunrise over our campsite in the Lava Beds   Niamh, ready for some spelunking in a Lava Beds cave   Rowan, having a morning hot chocolate.  Lava Beds, CA   Stout Grove, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park   Cousins in Stout Grove We’ve been back from […]

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Life is Good

  Pat arrived home from a business trip this morning bearing the requisite business trip gifts.  Did you know that Japan makes all sorts of awesomely flavored Kit Kats?  I learned it a while back from one of my blogging friends, and when Pat told me he’d have a long-ish layover in Tokyo I of […]

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Rowan’s Map Book

  Rowan bought this little leather bound book of national park maps with his own money at Jewel Cave, which was the very first place we stopped at in South Dakota, over spring break.  It was kind of expensive (if you’re only six), and knowing that we were going to pass through many more gift […]

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I Love Wall Drug

I love the billboards for Wall Drug that start showing up in the middle of nowhere, before you even get into South Dakota. I love that there’s almost nothing in the town of Wall except for Wall Drug. And I love that it is the absolute epitome of an American road side tourist trap.  Stuffed […]

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