Travel tip #114…Walk it off

Chuck said it well. “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Travel during a pandemic is…well…odd. The good news is, when the world is not in the midst of a pandemic, one of our favorite activities is hiking. So, while we find ourselves in the thick of a global pandemic,…

Out of the blue

Long before the sunrise photographers arrive, the world is beautiful. The details are subdued, the air is still, and I like to imagine how the light will fall on the landscape and reveal the scene. For me, it’s a time of wonder and anticipation, especially when the place is new to me. At the end…

Walk is cheap

I like a dirt path. Too much time with city pavement under my boots makes me crabby, so it was good to hit the trails in Custer State Park. I’ve always thought the place deserved national park status with its varied geography and bountiful wildlife, but I guess if I were South Dakota, I would…