I’m planning to merge my love of downhill mountain biking, and bicycle touring so I visited the Santa Cruz bicycle headquarters in Santa Cruz, CA.
Poetry is nature, infinite in age.
A sense of reverence is experienced as you pass the enormous Coast Redwood Trees
If you stop moving, you will die
Among the thousands of people hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2019, there are also animals, and photographer, Andrew Burns. He is not hiking the trail,
We are sleeping inside a pup-tent for the very first time together.
Glacier National Park is a natural amusement park, with hiking, and backpacking trails providing a soul calming meditative experience costing less than the entrance to
Serendipity is attached to my nomadic travels when I discover the incredible beauty of hundreds of bison, several dozen feral horses, along with hundreds of
As I mature, I’m discovering the wisdom to calm my anxious excitement to cherish every moment of my travels.
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
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