Autumn Camping with My Daughters

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Oct 092009
 
Autumn Camping with My Daughters

Last week I gathered my daughters up for a camping trip to kick off their fall break. We drove from Tucson east to the Guadalupe Mountain National Park of west Texas (where I went last November to photograph fall foliage), then up to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, over the Sacramento Mountains to White Sands National […]

Jun 092009
 
Victoria and Vancouver Island, British Columbia

I just got back from the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment biennial conference in Victoria, British Columbia. It was a great conference in a stunning location! Below is a sampling of the 137 photos available in my site’s photo gallery. You may also wish to view the ASLE blog entries I posted […]

Blogging Victoria/ASLE

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Jun 022009
 
Blogging Victoria/ASLE

I’ll be over at the Terrain.org Blog for the next week blogging my trip up to Victoria, British Columbia for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment conference. Check out the first post at: http://terrainorg.blogspot.com/2009/06/asle-conference-review-day-0.html And follow all the entries at http://terrainorg.blogspot.com/. Hope to see you there!

Apr 082009
 
Southwest Excursion : Part 3

Continuing our journey, after Aztec Ruins National Monument we spent the night in Flagstaff, Arizona. The next morning, we made the loop through the sister monuments of Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki Ruins, then on to the Grand Canyon. Photos from the third and final leg are now available. Below are ten of my favorites, […]

Southwest Excursion : Part 2

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Apr 022009
 
Southwest Excursion : Part 2

Continuing our journey, after Great Sand Dunes we drove west through the lovely San Juan Valley into southwestern Colorado, where we visited Mesa Verde National Park. From there we drove south into New Mexico, and then — after Aztec Ruins National Monument — west to Arizona. Photos from the second leg are now available. Below […]

Southwest Excursion : Part 1

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Mar 302009
 
Southwest Excursion : Part 1

Over spring break, my daughters and I took a road trip from Tucson to Denver and back, putting 2,700 miles on the Honda Fit and visiting seven national parks and monuments (and many great friends) along the way. Photos and narratives from the first leg of the trip — Tucson to Great Sand Dunes National […]

Autumn in the Guadalupes

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Jan 202009
 
Autumn in the Guadalupes

For several years I had been itching to get over to the Guadalupe Mountains of west Texas and southern New Mexico. Known primarily for their geological features — the Guadalupes are the remnants of a large Permian reef that was part of a vast shallow sea that once covered the entire region — I was […]

The Franklin Mountains of West Texas

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Jan 162009
 
The Franklin Mountains of West Texas

In late October I drove over to the Guadalupe Mountains of west Texas, about a hundred miles east of El Paso. Along the way there and back I stopped at the Franklin Mountains State Park, north (but officially within the city limits) of El Paso. I’ve just added 28 photos from that excusion to my […]

Keep on Flying

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Jan 142009
 
Keep on Flying

. Now that Terrain.org is out the door, I hope to blog more regularly. I’ve got a few lined up (in my mind, anyway) for the next several days, and then a bunch of photo galleries from last fall that I need to put up. Let’s start with a photo gallery that actually appears as […]

Autumn in the Huachuca Mountains

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Nov 122008
 
Autumn in the Huachuca Mountains

This weekend my friend Scott Calhoun, my younger daughter, and I ventured through the gate of Fort Huachuca army base at the foot of southeastern Arizona’s Huachuca Mountains, which climb to nearly 9,500 feet and edge into Mexico. We had a wonderful time climbing through Garden Canyon and taking lots and lots of photographs of […]