Within the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, reaching the Gunnison River means either repelling down 2,000-foot cliffs or “hiking” down steep ravines. As I am not a technical climber, I opted to trek to the river via the SOB Draw. The trip down took about two hours, while the journey back up took over four hours, but every minute of the day was well worth the effort. Being in the Black Canyon is a unique and memorable experience.
“You can’t be here. You don’t belong.” In a bar in Mexico, on a dark, isolated, country road, the bartender’s words hit. A friend and I were someplace that we didn’t belong. In a situation that seemed suddenly dangerous, my mind generated dozens of potentially bad outcomes. The next words from the bartender would teach me an important lesson.
My late summer hike to the Double Arch Alcove at the end of Taylor Creek Trail in Zion National Park is wonderful, despite some of the idiots that often appear in national parks.
I am declaring that I intend to To Experience & Share each of the United States National Parks, plus all of our National Forests and National Monuments. A recent trip through southern Utah has finally prompted me to begin this epic adventure. Over the next decade or so, I’ll be traveling to every state and many of the US territories to discover more about this great country and sharing it with you.
Between launching a new software company, running my marketing company, working on writing my next novel, getting some hiking in, and raising my sons, I’ve been playing with little photography.
A couple of years ago, my friend, Mike Summers (@msphotomid), and I headed up to the Chicago Lakes for an awesome day of hiking and photography. A few days ago, I was contacted by the website, DayHikesNearDenver.com. It’s a great site featuring all kinds of one-day hikes that you can do from Denver, Colorado. The […]
The Betrayal of Ka, reviewed by Don Sloan… Kadamba is a typical teen. He’s about to graduate high school and claim the love of the girl he adores when suddenly his world implodes. One moment he’s selling the interplanetary drug rath to a ten-year-old, the next he’s awaiting sentencing for the boy’s death. This is […]
WHOA!!! It’s a crazy feeling when someone writes something like Tim Learn did about my book. I’m very thankful and honored by his review. By Shea Oliver Rating Synopsis Mindlessly following the highs a teen life can give him, Ka trumps a teacher after scoring a date from his dream girl. It is like heaven. […]
Check out this review of The Betrayal of Ka by Ms Nose In A Book. My thanks to her for taking the time to read and write up her impression of my first novel… Hello everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog today! Today I am excited to share with you my review of an […]