• Beery Nepal – Traditional and Home Brews

    I’ve come to expect interesting beer culture and tradition can be found wherever I travel, and Nepal did not disappoint. There is a rich tradition of fermented and distilled drinks…

    Late Spring Snowy Hike

    Surprise!  It is almost May and I woke up this morning to a snowy wonderland in my small town, shrouded…

    Day Hikes in the Big Bend

    The terrain gets exciting fairly quickly as I start an early morning drive south from Alpine, TX.  I am heading…

    The Most Remote Brewery in America

    What do suppose it means to be the most remote brewery in America?  I had to scratch my head at…

    In the Cloud#%$@

    The small village of Cloudcroft in the Sacramento Mountains is about as far South as you can get in New…

    A Hike to the Top o’ Texas

    Texas isn’t the first place that comes to mind when I hear the word “mountains”, so it seemed like an…

    Winter Hiking in the Southern Rockies

    Winter in the Southern Rockies can be cold and snowy at times, but I have found that winter weather rarely…

    Blanco

    Talk about surreal — the landscape of the White Sands National Monument sneaks up quickly as you drive into the park…

    Road Visions

    “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” ― Lewis Carroll I’m sitting down…

    Deja Vu All Over Again

    While most people simply admire old photos, Irina Werning is more interested in how people would look and feel if…

    Murder at the Spy House

    A scream pierces the small talk around the vintage dining table where a group of about twenty has gathered on…

    Out in Luckenbach, Texas there ain’t nobody feelin’ no pain

    In 1977 in the midst of the glory days of bands like Supertramp, Kansas, Eagles, Rush, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fleetwood Mac…