Petrified Forest

I have been to the end of the earth. I have been to the end of the waters. I have … More

Rocky Mountain

The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind: we were visited by two Indians who gave us an … More

Mesa Verde

Ancient builders of the rock, Do you leave your stones to mock? Anasazi, could it be – Your silent ruins … a … More

Great Sand Dunes

I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most … More


It was pitch black when I descended from Devils Garden Campground to Route 191. Rock formations, transformed over millions of … More


I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It’s chicken and … More

Capitol Reef

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and … More

Bryce Canyon

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be … More


I rose early, before stars passed into daylight and a yellow, waxing moon dropped behind Furnace Creek in the west. … More