Park Beat – Mesa Verde National Park

Attempting to check another National Park off the list, we drove to the southwest corner of Colorado. What unfolded was an adventure unlike many others. Mesa Verde was the first national park of its kind, “preserving the works of man.” Established in 1906, Mesa Verde was also one of the first parks overall to join…Continue Reading “Park Beat – Mesa Verde National Park”

Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus

In retrospect, this road trip could have been considered a bit of a reunion tour, stopping off at places I had visited during my carefree college days. But I was eager to visit many of the places again, since they had started to fade from my memory. Puerto Penasco is one such place; a getaway¬†I…Continue Reading “Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus”