The Royal Tour: Las Vegas

You can tell when Lydia Ansel walks into the Center Bar at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. There is a gravitational shift. Lydia naturally garners attention, though it isn't her goal. She is tall, beautiful, and always smiling. Focus just moves toward her, but today, she greets me, to the jealous…

Jonathan vs An ATV

I've been through the desert on a horse with no name It felt good to be out of the rain In the desert you can remember your name 'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain This song by America was in my head on constant repeat as I journeyed north from…

Why You’ll LOVE Yosemite

When thinking of the National Parks system, most people think of Yosemite. No, Yosemite wasn’t the first National Park (that was Yellowstone), nor is it the most visited (Great Smokey Mountains holds that distinction).  But for most National Parks enthusiasts, nothing can match the grandeur of the granite monoliths and cascading waterfalls of Yosemite. Located…