A look at my Fauxdori. Why and how I use it and resources to make or buy your own.
Amanita jacksonii- Well, sort of…
A look at one of the few edible species of Amanita, and a cautionary tail about eating them.
The Great American Eclipse
The Great American Eclipse was experienced by most of the North American continent. This was how we experienced it.
Badlands Petrified Gardens- South Dakota
An amazing roadside attraction near the Badlands National park with a amazing collection of fossilized trees, dinosaur fossils, and geological specimans. An excellent place to spend an afternoon!
Devil’s Tower National Monument-Wyoming
Devil’s Tower National Monument is an amazing and awe inspiring park in Wyoming. The tower is the ancient remains of a solidified volcano that rises hundred of feet above the Wyoming skyline. Definitely worth a visit.
Montauk State Park- Missouri
Montauk State Park in Missouri encompasses the headwaters of the Current river, and supports a large farmed and wild trout population. Great place for a family trip!
Wild Caught Trout- Baked Whole
Wild caught trout, baked whole with lemons and herbs. A simple, easy and delicious recipe!
National Parks Passport Program- There’s An App For That
A brief review of the National Parks Passport Program app (on an Android) and comparison to the paper passport.
The Toonerville Trolley- Upper Peninsula Michigan
A rail and boat ride through beautiful Upper peninsula terrain to the Tahquamenon Falls.
The Upper Peninsula of Michigan Is The Best Vacation You Aren’t Taking.
Americans are overworked, stressed, and skipping vacations. When they do take a vacation, they aren’t going to fabulous places like the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and they should.
National Parks Passport Program
A quick introduction to the National Parks Passport program, and links on how to get your own.
Ponca State Park, Nebraska
An overview of Ponca State Park, Nebraska. Beautiful park over the Missouri river, excellent for camping, hiking, angling, birding, and hunting.
A Great Gift For A Beer Snob- Upcycled wall mounted bottle opener.
A unique DIY gift for beer snobs or beer aficionados. Rugged, yet modern and functional, this bottle opener station makes for a great project. Upcycling a thrifted drawer front into a wall mounted bottle opener.