Moments & Misadventures :: Snapshots From The Road

Moments & Misadventures :: Snapshots From The Road

I have had a lot of road trips throughout my life. Up one coast, down the other, and through the middle in every which way- these road trips have taken me all over the place. In all of these road trips there are of course the places you purposefully go to, but there are also [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: Take Me To The Mothership

Moments & Misadventures :: Take Me To The Mothership

I drove through the desert of New Mexico on my way to Roswell to see if they could make a believer out of me. I knew I was getting close when I started seeing aliens plastered on billboards and businesses everywhere I looked. Even McDonald's was paying tribute to the local legend. I pulled into [...]

White Sands National Park {New Mexico}

White Sands National Park {New Mexico}

Whites Sands is a really interesting place not only because of the beautiful white of the gypsum crystal sand, but because it it entirely surrounded by the White Sands Missile Range. Because of that relationship, the national park could be closed if they are testing missiles. This is one of the country's newer national parks, [...]

Silver City {New Mexico}

Silver City {New Mexico}

Driving through New Mexico it is easy to understand why it is considered the land of enchantment. And Silver City colorful and eclectic atmosphere fits right in with that description. Silver City is a place or artists and that shows in the buildings as well as the artwork sold in the buildings. With brightly colored [...]

Four Corners Monument {Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, & Colorado}

Four Corners Monument {Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, & Colorado}

Have you ever wanted to be in two places at once? What about being in four places at once? Well then you need to make a trek to Four Corners, the only place in the states that four states meet giving you the change to be in all of them at once. The monument is [...]

Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings National Monument {New Mexico}

Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings National Monument {New Mexico}

A few years ago I found myself in New Mexico and it didn't take long to realize why it's called 'The Land of Enchantment'. I ventured out one day to see the Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings. This was one of the first national monuments established by President Roosevelt. It became a national monument on November [...]