Regular Life

Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Posts filed under Outdoors


[photopress:55_shannon_grand_teton.jpg,full,centered] Shannon and the Grand Tetons My wife and I were less than 60 miles from one of the world’s most scenic places, but didn’t go. Less than 60 miles. What were we thinking? I’ve never been one to follow the big crowds, and I don’t do things just because they’re popular. To that end,… (read more)

Adventures with My Dad (Pic of the Week)

[photopress:distant_peek_cropped_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] Distant peek at the Blue Hole (cropped — click for bigger and better).   [photopress:blue_hole_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] Zip line fun at Blue Hole. I never liked hunting with my dad. I never cared to have a beer with him. Despite his love for both those activities (but never simultaneously), they just weren’t things I shared with… (read more)


Give it just a moment to start playing after you click the “play” button. This is just the beginning of adventure for these guys. If the above player either isn’t there or doesn’t work for you, then you may download the video here (I suggest saving it and then playing it): Windows Media Format Quicktime… (read more)

My Favorite Place (Pic of the Week)

[photopress:twin_falls02.jpg,full,centered] Twin Falls at Devil’s Fork (click pic for bigger and sharper) Click here for wallpaper. One of the many hidden gems of Arkansas, and my favorite place, is the Richland Creek Wilderness. To get there, you don’t pay admission. You don’t have to stop at a gatehouse and tell the nice ranger you’re just… (read more)

Not Mere Woods

Nope, it’s Muir Woods. Pronounced the same, but spelled diffurnt. [photopress:redwoods_cathedral_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] Click pic to enlarge and sharpen. Download wallpaper here. Named after naturalist and conservationist John Muir, this forest just outside San Francisco is beset with the most majestic trees I could hope to see. They’re so tall and so dense (in most areas) that… (read more)