I Left My Heart in GCNP

Some people collect refrigerator magnets from their travels.  Some collect bumper stickers.  I collect hearts.  No, no, I’m not a heartbreaker.  {ANYmore… :p….}  I collect hearts mostly in the form of rocks I bring home.  This one, however, I had to leave in the wall of the Grand Canyon.  Other hearts I’ve collected along the way: I know […]

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Living on the Edge

Ok, so…yeah.  Those ant-sized things are people.  Not just one or two, but several.  Idiots, knuckleheads, thrill-seekers, whatever you want to call them – those people may as well have a martini in one hand and a come-hither look on their faces because they are FLIRTING with Death. “Guard rails” (and I use the term […]

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#HotSquirrel

The funny (not as in “ha-ha” funny, but rather “depressingly-odd” funny) thing about the Grand Canyon is that in the height of August when we visited, it was cooler than my hometown of Hell, Texas. #FML While taking in the splendor of that big hole in the ground, I watched a squirrel hippity-hop along and […]

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The WONDERful Grand Canyon

We just got back from family vacation and I have to wonder why the Grand Canyon isn’t listed as one of the “wonders of the world”.  Seriously.  My first thought was, “I wonder what the people who first saw it thought?”  The thing that struck me was that there is no preamble.  You can’t see […]

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