Colorado: Black Canyon

From Ridgway we drove north and west into the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. I knew the least about this park going in but it was fantastic. Most areas of this park were open including the campgrounds, so we booked a night and planned on about two days to explore the park. We …

Colorado: Outside Pueblo

After arriving back in Colorado from Iowa and spending a bit of time doing stuff around Golden, Kevin and I took off for a mini-tour of the state now that things are slowly reopening. I mean, I had to see some of this place before I take off after spending so long here, and what …

Texas: Big Bend

Big Bend National Park is right on the Mexican border, in that little dip of Texas on the southwestern side. I’d booked 4 nights at campsites in the park piecing together what was available- the park itself was open, though the visitor centers were closed and staffing far reduced, but the campground reservations and operations …

Kentucky: Lexington

I rolled into Lexington in the early evening and of course told my friend Kevin, who is from a family of “avid” (an understatement) UK fans, that I was on their turf. He strongly suggested I stay until the next men’s basketball game and get a ticket. I looked this up and the cheapest was …