Camping, Microadventures, United States, Wyoming

Adventuring in Wyoming: Pole Mountain Camping

Sometimes you just have to get away, even if it's just close to home and a quick trip to enjoy the longest day of the year on the Summer Solstice. This past spring REI put a lot of their tents on sale, so I pulled the plug and got myself a new tent, the Half… Continue reading Adventuring in Wyoming: Pole Mountain Camping

Microadventures, Uncategorized, Wyoming

Adventuring in Wyoming: Como Bluff & Fossil Cabin

Adventuring in Wyoming -  my new blog series on unique things to see and do in Wyoming, which is my home.  This is inspired partially by me wanting to see things I haven't in 30+ years, and by the recent COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to me focusing on adventuring closer to home. I love… Continue reading Adventuring in Wyoming: Como Bluff & Fossil Cabin

United States, Wyoming

Planning the next adventure…

It goes without saying 2020 has turned into a year we've all been blindsided by. As a public health employee with a background in infectious disease, my entire adult life has been studying and preparing for pandemics, but it was still weird to suddenly find myself as part of one. Needless to say, life halted. … Continue reading Planning the next adventure…

Canada, Europe, Hiking, Iceland, Québec, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

The 50th Earth Day

Today is the 50th Earth Day, and what a wonderful place Earth is!  But my heart aches for the suffering our planet - our home - is enduring.  As anthropogenic climate change warms our oceans, melts our glaciers, endangers countless habitats, and brings more severe weather, it can make me feel helpless.  The contiguous U.S.… Continue reading The 50th Earth Day

Activities, Hiking, United States, Wyoming

Throwback Thursday: Understanding in a plane crash on Medicine Bow Peak

I originally published this post June 2012 on my cycling blog.  Decided to dig it out of the archives to share again with very minor edits!  Because 7 years have passed, there could be some big changes to the crash site thanks to snow, weather, time, and humans.     For some background... Flight 409 crashed… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Understanding in a plane crash on Medicine Bow Peak