New Mexico – Land of Enchantment

While driving to Albuquerque from Roswell, the┬ádesert landscape left me awestruck. Prairie grass and sage cover the red dirt of the desert. Dotting the land are┬áthousands of Pinyon Pines. Today is the first time I saw mountains on the trip. … Continue reading

Deep in the Heart of Texas

After enduring a fifteen hour tornado watch in Lafayette, the storm clouds cleared on Monday morning and I escaped unscathed. Others were not so fortunate. A tornado killed two people in a trailer just east of Lafayette. I didn’t sleep … Continue reading

The Natchez Trace National Parkway – Synchronicity

The Natchez Trace National Parkway is the most pleasant and peaceful road I’ve driven. There are no billboards, no trucks, very little traffic, and the speed limit is only 50 mph. The Trace is a 440 mile forest lined road … Continue reading

To Hell You Ride

While driving up the road into the box canyon that cradles the town of Telluride, memories came streaming back from 19 years ago when I bicycled into this town. Barely finishing that day in 1997, I was totally exhausted, arriving … Continue reading

Rainbow River

Rainbow Springs produces 490,000,000 gallons of water a day to form the Rainbow River. The Rainbow River joins with the Withlachoochee River which then flows out to the Gulf of Mexico. The Rainbow Springs Basin encompasses over 700 square miles … Continue reading