17,000 Years of Continuous Human Habitation

Across the Ocmulgee River from Macon, GA, lies the ancient grass-covered mounds of Ocmulgee (pronounced oak-mull-ghee) Mounds National Historical Park.  After having lived in Europe for a few years and walking through historical sites centuries older than my home country, I have an appreciation for the history of ancient cultures.  I had heard about age-old... Continue Reading →

San Antonio!

I scanned the hotel breakfast spread in Fort Stockton, TX and knew I was getting close to familiar territory.  There, amongst the breakfast burrito fixins on the “Continental Breakfast” spread was a Louisiana staple- Community Coffee!  Oh, how it’s the little things in life that can bring a smile to your face 😊 I would’ve... Continue Reading →

Volcanic Legacy

Ann’s sage advice to avoid Weed, CA, a town bearing the brunt of the deadly Mill wildfire, was sound on two accounts.  For one, US-97, the bulk of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway that I was hoping to ride, was shut-down near Weed, so I wouldn’t have been able to get through.  Secondly, even though... Continue Reading →

Mammoth Cave National Park

With over 400 miles of passageways surveyed so far, Mammoth Cave is the longest cave system in the world. Great site in one of the three campgrounds in Mammoth Cave National Park. I had just settled into the chair outside my camper after returning from the campground showers at the end of the day.  Sweat... Continue Reading →

National Park System

As I started planning my cross-country motorcycle trip for this summer, my intent was to visit as many friends and National Parks as possible.  Unfortunately, it didn’t take long into the planning process to realize that both friends and the 63 National Parks are pretty spread out across the country and don’t make for an... Continue Reading →

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