Category Archives: Personal

Ev and I at Neon Masquerade. The bands were awesome and black lights are always fun!

Skiing a beautiful spring day at Loveland ski area.

Eclipse 2017

10 minutes to totality Sunset at 12:56 And the light is back

Sometimes Audrey is still just a kid playing at the park.

Doing our touristly duty (Great Platte River Road Archway Monument) while waiting on the eclipse. 

Marian Hill is awesome!

Grand canyon rafting — day 6

The Hike out. 8.6 miles horizontally, 1 mile vertically, 108 degrees in the sun (which most of the way is). We are each carrying about 25 pounds gear and water.   Total hike time: 7 hours. Not bad.

Grand canyon rafting — day 5

Day 5 is the biggest rapids day yet. They come one right after another for an action packed day. We transition from sedimentary rock to metamorphic and igneous as the river descends past the great unconformity. Penne and meat balls for dinner. Carb loading for the big hike out tomorrow. Beautiful starry sky again tonight.

Grand canyon rafting – day 4

Day 4 we hit some good rapids and hiked up a beautiful slot canyon.     The little colorado was very silty and cinnamon colored. The silt is very fine and slick. Tuna steaks with rice pilaf and squash for dinner tonight, and it was delicious. The weather looks very monsoony so Elliot and i sleep in […]

Grand canyon rafting — day 3

Day 3 is a float day. No rapids to speak of. Still, it turned out to be my favorite day of the trip.       We stopped at redwall cavern and played horseshoes, bocce ball and frisbee. We also saw some great fossils. After lunch we all hitched our boats to Tom’s oar (cargo) boat and […]