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Created on Mon Dec 30, 2013
I woke up in my tent, cozy and warm with just a hint of light glowing outside. It was dead quiet. Rain must've stopped, I thought. I considered getting up to start the coffee and plan a hike, but ...
There are only certain types of folks who find great pleasure in driving long washboard roads in Mexico that end at barren crowd-free beaches. Fortunately, a few of them are my friends and we happen ...
Created on Thu Oct 31, 2013
It may be that the only devils out there are the ones in costume. You know how they get when they've had too much candy. While we all have some quirky neighbors—perhaps our neighbors believe we're ...
All the elements were in place for this little multi-family autumn getaway a couple of weeks ago. A sea of camp chairs, a near-empty foil tray that used to have a few dozen of Tori's special home ...
You won't find too many folks who'll analogize parenting with multi-pitch rock climbing. Unless you come to AdventureParents.com, y'all. This is the place for that, obscure as it may be. The two, ...
You need another picture of s'mores like you need a hole in your head. Or, what the heck, maybe not. What do I know? So let's do it. My daughter and I have taken an annual camping trip just the two ...
Created on Wed Dec 5, 2012
My wife puts up with me when I pull over to take photos like this one. She's known for a long time that I'm the sort of road traveler who stops to check things out and take a deep breath just for ...
Created on Mon Nov 5, 2012
As a parent of young kids, my house has no shortage of books with animals as the main characters and heaps of kindergarten art fanatical of flowers and butterflies and sunshine. It's my 5-year-old ...
Created on Tue Aug 14, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM | Setting: f/4, 1/160th sec, ISO 100 Once upon time, on the cool waters of a tranquil mountain lake, a dad took his daughter kayaking. The dad brought ...
Created on Fri Jul 27, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM | Setting: f/4, 1/60, ISO 100 A couple of months ago, my wife and I celebrated 9 years of blissful marriage. Our family took our daughter off of our ...
Created on Tue Jun 19, 2012
The planet Mercury completes a rotation once every 59 Earth days, and orbits the sun every 87.969 Earth days. It's the closest planet to the sun and because Mercury has no atmosphere the rock has ...
Created on Tue May 15, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/800 sec, ISO 100 Chicken Corners Trail — "The best way to ruin your upholstery in Moab, Utah" You'll lean like a green bowler trying to force ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/50 sec, ISO 400 "If there's a picnic table there," insists Sinhue Xavier, "you're probably car camping." He's commenting on the difference between ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/125 sec, ISO 100 I tried to strike up the wrong conversation with this girl. She picked out a square table while we waited for our burritos. She ...
Created on Mon Apr 2, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/30 sec, ISO 320
Fact: when you're raising little kids, sometimes you have to miss out on some things. We road tripped the long way to Moab, Utah, stopped at Monument Valley for an afternoon, then set up camp in the ...

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