Category Archives: National Parks

Is my Honda CRV watching me?

As we drove down the long hill to Moab, Utah, my 2018 Honda CRV started beeping, shaking the steering wheel and flashing information messages to me. Driver Attention Level Low, Time for a Break I immediately started looking all over … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Climbers in Yosemite

On a beautiful July day, we entered Yosemite National Park through the east entrance at Tioga Pass. I wanted to stop every 100 yards and capture photos of the amazing acts of nature from the the snow fed streams to … Continue reading

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Lifelet: CanyonLands National Park

On this day of national shame no matter what your political persuasion as the government shuts down, I salute the National Parks which have given our family so much joy. The “google search image” celebrates our National Parks: “Google is … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Kolob Canyons of Zion National Park

On our drive north from Zion National Park we spotted Kolob Canyons of Zion National Park. Having a few hours of daylight left, we turned into the park and started a steep climb out of the flat lands. As we … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Patterns Surround Me

My good friend and colleague David Socha introduced me to his habit of taking “patterns” photos. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. On my good days, I am on the hunt for interesting patterns. Here are a few of … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Angels Landing and Walter’s Wiggles

We’d heard so much about Angels Landing from our daughter Elizabeth and her dissertation research professor, Paul Dassonville. We decided to spend a second day at Zion National Park in order to ascend what looked to be a comfortable hiking … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Zion National Park

For those who only spend time in Seattle in the summer months, it is hard to imagine how dreary the winter and spring months can be with constant gray and drizzle. The wet cold goes all the way to the … Continue reading

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