After the Continental Divide Trail Days in April, I set off for the City of Rocks Campground in New Mexico, which is by far one
Silver Cities Gough Park was ground zero for the 30-plus vendors who set up their displays
Writing, reading, mountain biking, and fishing, be patient daddies got a new toy!
In the forest I close my eyes hearing insects buzzing and humming around me.
This past February I attended the Key West Photo Festival with other photographers from around the US who broaden my knowledge and inspired my soul
Do not feed the animals their diets do not include human tourist.
“A good man always knows his limitations.”
Be aware of the panther crossing signs when driving in the Everglades giving these beautiful mammals a chance to live.
These birds are the official and original waste management facilitators of the Florida Everglades
Once you exit your vehicle, your first experience will be the sultry humidity and soon the mosquito.
Always beware, there will be alligators in those waters. 🙂
My attempted winter destination for 2019 was the Quartzsite Arizona in Western Arizona. It is also the winter destination for several thousand RV’ers, Van dwellers,
After driving through falling snow during the day, I figured a quick side trip to Tombstone Arizona would be great since I could not imagine
Ok, ok, I know it has been quite a while since my last blog posting, and many have emailed me with concerns of “where the
One aspect I thought of was my self-diagnosis of having a hyperactive personality with a dose of attention deficit disorder. 🙂
Before I created this blog post, I took time organizing my thoughts to shape the narrative for the photos I captured during the 2018 Key
It is always great meeting fellow travelers who seek nomadic adventures as we are a unique tribe of people whose experiences of the open road brings joys to our hearts.
I recommend you visit Key West during the Fantasy festival with a daily schedule of events, there is something for everyone.
It has been three months of writing, editing, re-writing, editing, and a repeat of all with an occasional blog post. I recently took time for
Doubt, courage, and confidence are a persistent emotional tug of war deep within you and between your ears.
These three words are the essential foundation for every human living on this planet. There are millions of different ways to achieve all three based
Every day I’m honored to wake knowing I love you.
I recently viewed the movie trailer “Green Book” scheduled for November 21, 2018, release in the US, and it triggered my thoughts about my travels
On many occasions, my family and friends have voiced their concerns about me backpacking or hiking into the forests and deserts. They fear for my
In 2006, I rode my newly purchased 1800cc Honda Gold Wing motorcycle westward to tour the National Parks and attend a family reunion in Las
Elegance is a word used to describe style and beauty. Outdoor photography captures natures ever-changing elegant views of a Florida sunset. This, landscape sunset cloud
On many occasions, my family and friends have voiced they’re concerned about me backpacking or hiking into the forests and deserts. They fear for
For the past several months, I have struggled with a writing routine as I traveled but, summer has eased into autumn, and I draw inspiration
Two weeks before Thanksgiving, I entered the local library for a book, and I saw the most incredibly beautiful king size quilt hanging on display
It was a day after the American Labor Day holiday and the unofficial end of summer. But more importantly for me, it is the demographic
Recently while I was touring and photographing the West Rim Drive of Crater Lake in Oregon, I met a New Zealander in his late twenties,
The Pacific Crest Trail Celebrated 50 Years as A National Scenic Trail of 2,650 miles from the California Mexican border to the Washington State,
I was taking a short day hike around the campground in Collier Memorial Park in Oregon when I met another camper/traveler and our conversation turned
It has been a little over a month since I last posted a blog simply because I’m enjoying the time of my life fulfilling
There are many unique museums and places I want to visit, learn and further understand American history. Many tourists and travelers see and reveal in
During the last couple of years, I have traveled mostly in the western US and back home to my much beloved Florida beaches and the
I will never forget the sunny Monday morning inside the coffee shop, knowing you had seen me dozens if not hundreds of times reading the
My freedom is traveling nomadically, one destination to another, exploring, discovering and learning. (MJL) In April I attended the 2018 Continental Divide Trail Days
The town of Creighton New Hampshire was to celebrate the 1948 class reunion of the small towns only high school with 43 of the original 97
Today men all over America are celebrating Father’s Day spending time with their families, throwing a ball in the yard or enjoying a quiet day
A man and woman conceived a child. Some people debate when the circle of life begins, but for this poem, the ring of a lifetime
Again, as usual, I am seated watching the archaic traditions leaving no assumptions for what is to happen at this ceremony that has been held every
Many things in life are comfortable assumptions, like night or day, green light or red light, and a massive crater in the middle of a
I attended the 2018 Overland Expo West gathering that brought people together from around the world to Fort Tuthill County Fairgrounds in Flagstaff AZ. This
Everyone who visits Arizona always recommends the Grand Canyon and their next recommendation is usually the city of Sedona AZ to see the picturesque red
Oh yes, the Petrified Forest National Park has been on my must-visit list for years, and my recent scenic drive tour has only conjured up
We do not celebrate wisdom, because it comes with age. Many fear age while never garnering its wisdom. Youth spends money wisdom filled people would
There are many places in the world, but none compare to traveling to witness vistas, landscapes, and wildlife. My current place on this planet
Usually, on the weekends mostly during the morning hours, a hiking trail fills with groups of people flaunting their newly purchased hiking and backpacking gear.
My travel aura was projecting as I sat reading about my next destination inside my vehicle at an eastbound I-10 rest-stop in East Texas. Actually,
Originally posted on e-Paper Poetry of Vinx:
AFRICAN CHILD BY ONYECHE VINCENT ONYEKACHUKWU In riches and peaceful paradise I’m an African child Born into the…
Last year, at this time, I was very proud of having attained the, respectable, age of 60. I thought about what it meant to be